Professional Affiliations

Software Engineer

I work in Google Fiber where our team works on network planning and design before Google Fiber expands to any new areas.

2016 - Present

Senior Software Developer

I worked on Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. It included embedding browser framework into desktop application to bring web-like rich user interface, managing different tasks in different processes, and inter-process communication. Before that, I developed a web application for Salesforce app store which interacted with Adobe PDF web service APIs to create and export PDFs to other document types. Apart from these, I worked on web PDF form filling application using image renditions and server side PDF processing. Additionally, I prototyped voice-navigated web-app architecture on the top of existing suit of apps.

2012 - 14

Software Developer

I developed web service APIs to perform business logic on the server end. I, also, worked on integrating front end features with these web services using Amazon’s Service Oriented Architecture. Additionally, I worked on vendor facing web application portal to design and implement front-end features. Apart from these, I implemented web application on the existing suite of internal applications for analysts to collate data from multiple web services and enable them to track payments made to vendors across different systems.

2011 - 12

Engineering Intern

I worked as a software engineering intern in Gmail load and performance testing team. I developed a latency debugger for Gmail backend which parsed the server logs, analyzed them based on the runtime information attached at multiple levels. Additionally, I researched and worked on Java memory leak debugger for Gmail. It included study of Java garbage collection mechanisms and coming up with the required algorithm, along with implementation.

2010 - 11


Master of Science, Computer Science

Thesis Advisor: Professor Dan Roth
Research Areas: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Information Networks
Research Assistant in Cognitive Computation Lab
GPA: 3.79/4.00

2014 - 16




Research Posters

CSLSC 2015
(UIUC Coordinated Science Laboratory Student Conference)

Urbana, Illinois

Feb. 2015

UNM Data To Knowledge Day 2015

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Back To Grad: Modeling American Graduate Admission Process using Machine Learning

Narender Gupta, Aman Sawhney

Feb. 2015

Academic Projects

PastFinder: Finding Author History Using Dynamic Collaboration Graph

Narender Gupta, Chinmay Kulkarni, Aditya Rastogi

May 2015

EQUALGAS: Efficient Query Approximation on Large Graphs using Attribute-based Summaries

Narender Gupta, Chinmay Kulkarni, Chaitanya Datye

Dec 2015

From Natural Language to Formal Representation

Narender Gupta, Pavankumar Reddy M

Dec 2015

Academic Affiliations

Research Assistant

I worked with Graduate Admissions Committee members to research about automating graduate admission process in American universities. (Partial) results of this research can be found in the ICDMW 2016 publication.

2015 - 16

Teaching Assistant

I assisted in instructing CS125, Introduction to Computer Science during Fall ’14 and Spring ’15. I conducted discussion sections as well as independent seminar, Debug Your Brain, during Fall ’14.

2014 - 15

Student Representative

I planned and oversaw schedule and operations for company visits for jobs throughout senior year.

2010 - 11

Honors & Awards

Autonomous Algorithm for Determining a Safe Landing Site on a Planetary Surface

Won Second Prize in UIUC NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Team Space Design Competition
Xander Masotto, Narender Gupta, Aliya Burkit

Apr. 2015




  • Recurring Volunteer as CS Grad Ambassador for incoming graduate students at UIUC.
  • Volunteered at Navjyoti India Foundation for education of underprivileged children.
  • Volunteered for university chapter of National Service Scheme at NITK.
  • Executive member of NITK Hindi Literature & Debate Club.
  • Organized annual literary festival Utkarsh as member of Hindi society Anamika.
  • Inter-District Poetry Recital Competition, Third Prize, Kurukshetra, India.
  • Inter-College Declamation Competition, First Prize, NIT Kurukshetra, India.
  • Inter-College Debate Competition, First Prize, NIT Kurukshetra, India.

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