Drexel Materials Alumni Earn Prestigious MESC+ Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degrees

 Carter Henderson and Luisa Gomez in graduation robes
Carter Henderson and Luisa Gomez

Two Drexel Materials alumni, Luisa Gomes and Carter Henderson (both BS ’19), recently graduated with MS degrees from the prestigious Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion+ (MESC+) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program. Gomes and Henderson were among only 26 students accepted into its 2019 class out of 277 applications from around the world.

 MESC+ 2021 graduating class tossing their caps
The 2021 MESC+ graduating class

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) is a prestigious, integrated, international study program, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions (HEIs) and, where relevant, other partners with specific expertise and interest in the study program. The MESC+ program is fully paid and taught in English, and involves five universities in four European countries (France, Poland, Slovenia and Spain), Australia (Deakin), a European Research Institute (ALISTORE), the French Network on Energy Storage (RS2E), the Slovenian National Institute of Chemistry (NIC) and a leading Research Center in Spain (CIC Energigune), along with Drexel University, who has been participating for more than a decade, providing MS research opportunities and welcoming MESC+ graduates for PhD study.

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