Ms. Ria Gupta has been declared qualified for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mathematics by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). The candidate has worked on the topic, titled “A Study of some generalized separation axioms in closure spaces”, under the supervision of Dr. A. K. Das, Associate Professor, School of Mathematics, SMVDU, Katra. Ms. Ria Gupta has published her research findings in SCIE and SCOPUS journals of repute and also presented papers in international and national conferences. The candidate thanked the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India for granting her INSPIRE Fellowship during PhD, and she also expressed her gratitude to SMVD University for providing all facilities and necessary support. Prof. R.K. Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU congratulated the candidate and wished her a bright future ahead.