Ms. Amina Khan has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the School of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, Jammu and Kashmir. Her research work focused on “Optimized Self-Configurable UAV-Assisted Network for Disaster Recovery and Management” and was carried out under the guidance of Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Associate Professor, and co-supervision of Dr. Sachin Kumar Gupta, Assistant Professor, School of Electronics and Communication Engineering.During her PhD program, Ms. Khan published four SCI/SCIE peer-reviewed international journal articles, one SCOPUS journal article, and one book chapter with a reputable publishing house. She also presented several papers at international and national conferences. Ms. Khan expressed her gratitude to The Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III) scheme for providing the fellowship during her PhD program. She also acknowledged the School of Electronics and Communication Engineering for providing her with all the necessary facilities and support for conducting her research work.Prof. (Dr.) Ravindra Kumar Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU, Dr. Ajay Kaul, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Dr. Manish Sabraj, Head, School of Electronics and Communication Engineering, and other committee members congratulated Ms. Khan on her achievement and wished her a bright future ahead.