July 21, 2016

Ready to step into the future


(c) Die Presse/Stanislav Jenis. (f.l.t.r.) Andreas Tanzer, DeMarsh Scott, Stefan Jorthan, Reinhard Haas, Karin Mottl, Andrea Würz

Two PRESSE scholarship holders for MSc Program Renewable Energy in Central & Eastern Europe energize their future

In cooperation with the Austrian daily newspaper DIE PRESSE the TU Wien and the Energiepark Bruck/Leitha awarded two partial scholarships for the MSc Program Renewable Energy in Central & Eastern Europe, Class 2016-2018.

The jury consisted of Reinhard Haas (Academic Director, TU Wien), Andreas Tanzer (Die PRESSE), Karin Mottl (Managing Director Energiepark Bruck/Leitha) and Andrea Würz (Program Manager, CEC/TU Wien). It was quite easy for the jury to come to a decision: Stefan Jorthan and DeMarsh Scott. Both of them received a partial scholarship in the amount of EUR 10,000 each.

Stefan Jorthan (39) has finished his Master degree in „Automation Technology“ at Technische Universität Wien. He is project manager at ACTES Bernard GmbH, a multinational engineering company within the Bernard Group offering design, consultancy and engineering services in the markets of railway-, traffic-, electro- and automation technology. His field of activity is planning and construction of overhead lines and traction power supply for tram lines, creation of tender documents for European wide projects, as well as acquisition. Being asked, what he is expecting from the MSc program, he answered: „The market for green jobs in Austria and abroad is growing and this programme enables me to become an expert in this area and to deal effectively with future issues of renewable energy. I am keen to contribute to creating this sustainable system for us and future generations.

DeMarsh Scott (33) is Jamaican and lives in Austria since 2012. He has finished a Bachelor degree in „Urban and Regional Planning“ at the University of Technology Jamaica. At the University of London his LLB in law is pending. Currently he is working as English trainer at Berlitz. Before comimg to Austria he worked as Assistant Environmental Officer at the Water Resources Authority (WRA) in Jamaica. The major activities of the WRA include hydrologic data collection, compilation, and analysis, water resources investigation, assessment, and planning, water resources allocation, and environmental monitoring and impact assessment. Being asked, what he is expecting from the MSc program, he answered: „Renewable energies in my mind is certainly the way forward, doing simple researches has already consumed my mind in thinking it is a leap in the right direction, I am convinced and ready to step into the future of Renewable technologies.

Both scholarship holders look forward to acquiring know-how focused on renewable energy and to exchanging ideas with other international participants. Congratulations to the scholarship holders!

Applications for the MSc program are still possible.
For detailed information please visit our website http://newenergy.tuwien.ac.at.

 

 


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