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Lucknow, January 8 : Juwairiya Siraj Khan, an alumna of City Montessori School, Chowk Campus has been selected for a PhD position in the Biomedical Science and Engineering research programme at the Faculty of Medicine with 100% scholarship from the prestigious Aalborg University of Denmark, bringing laurels to the city. She is the only candidate from all over the world to bag this position after a rigorous selection process in the Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansen funded project titled ‘Intelligent hybrid light weight tendon-based arm exoskeleton for severly disabled individuals’. Her position will be considered as an employment which will include a stipend of around Rs 45 lacs per annum.
CMS Founder, Dr Jagdish Gandhi expressed delight on her outstanding achievement and conveyed his gratitude to the teachers of the school, due to whose selfless efforts, dedication and guidance, the CMS students are making their mark in the international arena. Crediting her school teachers for her outstanding achievement, Juwairiya said, “I am indeed fortunate that destiny appointed CMS to be my institution for higher secondary and senior secondary education, where I got umpteen opportunities to bring forth my talent with the support of my teachers. My alma mater, CMS Chowk campus, literally gave wings to the fire within me’. She further said, ‘I had been a member in the organizing committee of QUANTA-2011 which helped in my overall personality development and imbibed in me the confidence to compete and work with highly intellectual and educated researchers from across the world and represent India at such an acclaimed international platform.