Uzma Khan, an alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia, has received 100% fellowship offers for her PhD from six US universities. Uzma had applied for 100% fellowships at nine US universities. Uzma has done MSc Electronics course in the year 2021 from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology from the Department of Applied Sciences, Jamia.
Uzma’s research area will be Underwater Wireless Communication and Signal Processing. She has also been offered a stipend for the job of a teaching assistant and a waiver of tuition fees. The six US universities that offer fellowships include Leigh, Cincinnati, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, SUNY (State University of New York) at Buffalo, SUNY Albany, and the University of New Hampshire. Uzma has chosen Leh University. She will sign in August 2022.
The Jamia statement said Uzma Khan has chosen Leh University and will join in August 2022. She has also been given a lump sum transfer allowance by the university. Uzma said “I am joining Leh University as my educational qualification and research interest match perfectly with my potential supervisor”.
The university’s statement said that the lab she is joining – the Wireless and Signal Processing Lab, is conducting cutting-edge research on current and future technologies and best suited for her research area – Underwater Wireless Communication and Signal Processing.
JMI said that after sending e-mails to professors with whom her research interest coincided, she subsequently approved technical interviews with a committee made up of members of the laboratory/department she wanted to go to.
Uzma Khan stood first in her class during her Masters at Jamia and will also be awarded a gold medal for the same at the upcoming convocation. She has also received a provisional offer for Inspire Fellowship by DST, Ministry of Science and Technology. Earlier, she was hired as a systems engineer in TCS and Infosys, but did not join.