Neha Gupta

PhD Student

Department of Computer Science

University of Maryland

Advisor : Dr.Ashok Agrawala

About me Research Publications Awards Projects Courses Taken Contact Information Personal
I m a Computer Scientist, humanitarian, enterpreneur and dancer .My motto in life is "Nar Seva Narayan Seva" (Hindi) which means "Service to Humanity is service to God".

I m pursuing my PhD at the
Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. I work as a Research Assistant in MINDLAB under UMIACS. I completed my undergraduate education from Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University(IT-BHU), India in Electronics Engineering in 2004. I  worked for Samsung R&D Center, Bangalore, India from 2004-2006.
My research interests are
  • Optimization in Online Advertising Domain
  • Information and Data Mining - information and data mining, intent detection, information organization and extraction
  • {Pervasive Computing} - location determination technologies, context aware systems


My Publications
  • Sandeep Nawathe, Neha Gupta, John Kucera, Nipun Nair, Scott Braun. Efficient Top-K Query Algorithm for High Dimensional Sparse Datasets Submitted for ACM SIGMOD 2011
  • Mah, M., Gupta, N., Agrawala, A. 'Rogue Access Point Location with Time Difference of Arrival in 802.11 Networks' InfoComm 2009.
  • Neha Gupta, Christian Almazan, Ashok Agrawala. Analyzing Tools and Solutions for Network & Badge Traffic and Flitter Networks IEEE VAST CHALLENGE, 2009
  • Gupta, N.'Analysis of Computer Clock Characteristics for Location Determination' scholarly paper for Masters requirement at the Department of Computer Science, UMD, College Park.
My Awards
My Projects / Extra-curricular
  • Chief Inventor of EachOneTeachOne - a web-application designed to facilitate volunteer tutoring and learning.
  • V911 - a new paradigm in 911 services, which enables a live audio/video stream from a mobil phone on the press of a distress button.V911 has been covered by Washington Times and Washington Post as well as local channel.More information is available here.
  • MyeVyu - Quality of Life Improvement on Campus.
Courses Taken @ Maryland
  • Undergraduate Courses
    • CMSC 412 - Operating Systems
    • CMSC 424 -Database Design
    • CMSC 451 -Design and Analysis of Computer Algorithms
  • Graduate Courses
    • ENEE 620 -Random Processes in Communication and Control
    • CMSC 634 -Empirical Research Methods for Computer Science
    • CMSC 652 -Complexity Theory
    • CMSC 711 -Computer Networks
    • CMSC 714 -High Performance Computing
    • CMSC 724 -Database Management Systems
    • CMSC 723 -Computational Linguistics-I
    • CMSC 818Z -Information Centric System Design
    • CMSC 838K -How to do Research
    • LBSC 878A -Introduction to "Cloud Computing"
Contact Information
  • neha (AT) cs (DOT) umd (DOT) edu
  • 4160, A.V Williams Building ,University of Maryland,College Park,Maryland,USA,20742.
I was born and brought up in Roorkee,Uttarakhand,India.I completed 14 years of my school education at St.Anns Senior Secondary School ,Roorkee. Apart from being a known as an IIT town,Roorkee has its own charisma.It has a big Ganga Canal flowing right through its center. The Ganga river has always inspired to be pure and never stop in life.

My hobbies include dancing,reading,travelling.Being a gemini, I love making friends and try to keep in touch with all.My husband Nirmal Sharma is my best friend ,he is my biggest strength and my guiding star.