Ms. Surbhi Sharma has been declared qualified for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Science and Engineering by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU). The candidate worked on the topic, titled “Enhancing Security of Internet of Vehicles (IoV) using Lightweight Cryptographic Solutions” under the supervision of Dr. Baijnath Kaushik, Associate Professor and Head, School of Computer Science and Engineering, SMVDU. Ms. Surbhi Sharma has published in SCI/SCIE journals, conferences, and book chapters. The candidate thanked Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University for granting her the fellowship during her Ph.D. program. Prof. Ravindra Kumar Sinha (Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU), Dr. Ajay Kaul (Dean Faculty of Engineering), and Dr. Baijnath Kaushik (Supervisor and Head of Department, CSE) congratulated the candidate and wished her a bright future ahead.