In the scholar's orientation (session 2022-23), 27 new members of the SSGSA family were given a brief introduction to the SSGSA. They were provided with the general guidelines on the application and mentorship process. Amongst 13 successful SSGSA scholars from the previous year, a few shared their success stories. It also featured a talk from Dr. Zafeer Ahmad, who represented the AMU Alumni Association of Greater Chicago, one of our major donors.
The SSGSA convention 2020 was a great success and featured talks from the Nobel laureate Prof. Abhijit Banerjee, award winning actress Ms. Swara Bhasker, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of AMU, Prof. Tariq Mansoor & Noted Philanthropist Dr. Frank Islam.
The training and skill development division at SSGSA has successfully organized its first technical workshop, virtually on 29-30.01.2022. The workshop participants had "hands-on" training using commonly used software related to molecular biology during the practical session of two hours each day.
|Opening date of Applications||Feb 12, 2022|
|Closing date of Applications||Mar 15, 2022|
|Announcement of Shortlisted candidates||May 8, 2022|
|Interviews||May 28, 2022 and May 29, 2022|
|Announcement of Sir Syed Global Scholar Awardees 2022-23||June 6, 2022|
|Orientation||June 11, 2022|
|Allotment of Mentors||June 18, 2022|
|Start of Term||To be announced|
Safia is working with Oracle Inc. She graduated from the University of Toledo in 2018. She works on determining the malicious network pattern seen for both system and android traffic.
Sajad joined as a PhD candidate in the Department of Physics at Kent State University in 2018. He is studying biological systems using high resolution fluorescence microscopy methods at the single molecule level. His research projects are at the interface of physics, biology, and chemistry and are collaborating with researchers from these disciplines.
Rajat completed his MS in Computer Science from University of Southern California in the year 2018. He is currently working as a software engineer at Google and is responsible for optimizing Ads bidding using data science and machine learning. Before that, he worked as a software engineer at Autodesk for more than 3 years, building backend infrastructure for its consumer manufacturing software Fusion 360. His expertise is in backend software development and machine learning systems including deep learning and natural language processing.
Mohd Tajuddin Khan
Taj is a PhD candidate at the Department of Economics of Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University (OSU). He holds a Master's degree in Applied Economics from the Madras School of Economics (MSE) and a bachelor's degree in Economics (Honours) with a minor in Mathematics and Statistics from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Before starting his PhD, he worked for nearly six years in New Delhi, at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NIAP). His research was primarily concerned with applied microeconomics for agricultural development, and his area of research interests includes Applied Microeconomics, Agricultural Economics, Development Economics, and Food Policy.
Rukhsar completed her B.Tech and M.Tech in Chemical engineering from Aligarh Muslim University. She joined the PhD program at Oklahoma State University in 2020 in the area of mass transfer and separations, focusing on distillation. She is studying the effect of the stripping factor on the efficiency of the distillation column. Her study aims to provide new experimental data on non-total reflux mode of operation which is common in real-world applications of distillation.
Amna completed her B.Com. (Honours) and a PG Diploma in Business Finance from Aligarh Muslim University. She started her Master's degree in Finance at the University of New Haven in Fall 2021. Earlier, she worked as a language partner at the American Institute of Indian Studies, launched a food start-up in 2020 and worked as an Accounting Manager for a real estate company. She is a finance enthusiast and an advocate of advancing women's representation in the financial services, especially in leadership roles.
Vanshika recently graduated with a Masters in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University in 2021. She is currently working with Dell Technologies as a Product Manager within their Edge Solutions and Ecosystems team and is responsible for conducting in-depth business case analysis for improvements to optimize existing Edge offers. Vanshika graduated from Aligarh Muslim University with a Bachelors's in Computer Engineering in 2018. After this, she joined Noida Power Company Limited, where she worked within business intelligence and conducted data analysis and visualization in SAP BI/BO.
Hafijul joined the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in 2018 as a PhD student. In the beginning of 2019 he started working as a Research Assistant in the Earth, Ocean, and Space (EOS) institute at UNH. He is currently studying the dynamics of the boundary of the Heliosphere by observing Interstellar Neutral Particles like hydrogen, helium and oxygen detected by the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). The heliosphere is a huge cavity around the solar system in the Local Interstellar Medium caused by the interaction of the solar wind to the Local Interstellar Cloud (LIC). IBEX is a small NASA explorer mission launched in 2008 and is still active. He is also involved in the Interstellar Mapping Acceleration Probe (IMAP) which will be launched in 2025 by NASA, a successor of IBEX. IMAP will help to better understand the heliosphere and other astrospheres, as well as the position and future of the solar system in the galactic environment.
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