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On May 21, 2021 the students of the Master’s Programs MSc Renewable Energy Systems celebrated the successful completion of their studies together with friends and family. The 14 graduates come from 13 different countries which shows the international orientation of this master’s programs.

Alumni Renewable Energy Systems 2021

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On May 21, 2021 the students of the Master’s Programs MSc Renewable Energy Systems, opens an external URL in a new window celebrated the successful completion of their studies together with friends and family. The 14 graduates come from 13 different countries which shows the international orientation of this master’s programs.

The ceremony in TU Wien’s “Kuppelsaal”, the impressive festive hall beneath the cupola of the historic main building, was opened and chaired by Mag. Petra Aigner MSc, head of Operations Management and Services of Continuing Education Center of TU Wien. She warmly welcomed the audience and gave a brief overview of the historical development of the program and the important cooperation with Energiepark Bruck/Leitha, opens an external URL in a new window.

DI Karin Mottl, MSc, Managing Director of the Energiepark Bruck/Leitha, congratulated the graduates in her festive speech and encouraged them to go out into the world and use their knowledge to tackle the future challenges in the global energy supply.

Guest speaker DI Thereisa Vogel (Managing Director Austrian Climate and Energy Fund), opens in new window motivated the graduates to apply their gained knowledge in their companies, organisations and institutions and welcomes them to the community of energy system changers. She gave a very positive outlook on the market developement: “The market is exploding and this trend will continue. More and more countries will go the pathway of decarbonization of their energy system”.

In the main part of the ceremony, the academic degrees and certificates of study completion were awarded for the respective postgraduate programs by the “mastermind” of the program, academic director Prof . Reinhard Haas. Before handing over the diplomas, he spoke to the former students and pointed out once more, how important it is to engage and jointly contribute to the future.

This years’ valedictorian was a joint speech by Carmen Kuster and Joseph Burke. After a retrospective and after summing up their highlights of the course, they come to the conclusion “You cannot do it alone.” As representatives of the Class 2019-2021 they thanked the faculty and organization team of the Master’s program and even awarded the Academic Director, Program Management and Energiepark Bruck/Leitha with awards for the “most patient academic director”, “most understanding program management” and “best local guide in Burgenland”.

The whole ceremony was nicely accompanied by classical music played by the TU orchestra, which gave the celebration a special festive touch.

The Continuing Education Center of the TU Wien & the Energiepark Bruck an der Leitha congratulate the alumni and wish them all the best for their future!

We proudly present the graduates of 2021 of the MSc Renewable Energy Systems:

  • Joseph Burke
  • Madieh Hosseini
  • Jana Janicka
  • Carmen Kuster
  • Stefan Medak
  • Al Azhar Faiyaz Rangwala
  • Mariia Raskopina
  • David Reid
  • Tom Loris Renken
  • Gentjan Sema
  • Nushin Shahri
  • Ali Mustafa Shriem
  • Dechawat Tamaneewan
  • Ahmet Eren Topcu