USTM offered Award of Excellence to
Dr. Saif Sheikh
USTM students encouraged for Higher
Education at USA
November 3, 2014 : Although well settled in the United States of America as the
Director of Neo Pharm Inc. and Vice President of Jina Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Dr.
Saif Sheikh, a Post Doctorate Scientist from Purdue University, Johns Hopkins
University, Pittsburg Medical Center, is still emotionally attached to his home
country India. In order to appreciate his outstanding and visionary contribution
towards upliftment of education by way of counseling and financial assistance to
the underprivileged students of India, University of Science & Technology,
Meghalaya today presented an Award of Excellence to Dr. Sheikh. A Masters in
Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Doctorate from IIT, Kanpur and MBA
from University of Pittsburg, USA, Dr. Saif Sheikh is the present President of
Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (FAAA) of USA. He has also dynamic
contribution towards coordination among the AMU Fraternity based in America and
other parts of the world.
During his recent visit to India, Dr. Sheikh had visited the campus of
University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) and Regional Institute of
Science & Technology (RIST) at 9th Mile, Khanapara where he was warmly
felicitated by the high officials of the University as well as the faculty
members. He had delivered a talk on “Opportunities of Higher Education in USA”
and interacted with the students of USTM & RIST. He had encouraged the students
to prepare for examinations like GRE, TOEFL etc. to qualify themselves to go to
USA. He had assured all kinds of necessary support to the students.
Dr. Saif Sheikh’s visit is indeed a bright ray of hope of the students of this
region to pursue higher education in top class Universities of the world.