About Me

Neelima Gupta is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Delhi since December 2006. She has published several papers in high impact factor journals and international conferences of high repute. Seven research scholars have graduated and four are pursuing their doctorate degree under her supervision. She has supervised more than 30 Master’s projects. Her heart lies with Theoretical Computer Science. She has also wandered in the areas of bioinformatics and ad hoc networks in the past.

She did her Doctorate in Computer Science in 1998, M.Tech. in Computer Applications in 1989 and M.Sc. in Mathematics in 1987 all from IIT Delhi. She did her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics Honors from Hindu College, University of Delhi in 1985. Prior to teaching she had briefly worked with HCL Technologies in 1989.

Awards and Distinctions

  • NBHM scholarship from 1985 -1987
  • GATE scholarship from 1987 - 1989
  • Declined University Scholarship for scoring second rank in University in favour of NBHM

Career Profile

  • Since Dec 2006, Professor, University of Delhi, Teaching & Research
  • Mar 2002 - Dec 2006, Associate Professor, University of Delhi, Teaching & Research
  • Sept 1989 - Mar 2002, Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader Hansraj College (Univ. of Delhi), Teaching.
  • Feb 1989 - Sept 1989, S/W Engineer S/W Development HCL Technologies.

Key Administrative Assignments

  • Dean, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences from August 4, 2022 -----
  • Head of the Department from October 2019 ----, highlights include:
    • Implementation of NEP at undergraduate level, revision of syllabi.
    • Initiatives for under -privileged applicants applying for Phd program in the department: Organising Online preparatory classes. Providing platform to interact with the supervisors.
    • Conducting Online classes, online exams, online admissions during CoViD.
  • Head of the Department From October 2008 to October 2011, highlights include:
    • Implementation of educational reforms including semester scheme, revision of syllabi.
    • Initiatives for under -privileged students including - arranging course fee concession, holding remedial classes, and arranging almost free computers for them.
  • Member Apex committee and special Invitee to Standing Committee to design guidelines for the implementation of semester scheme at UG level, 2009.
  • Member, University Network Purchase Committee, 2009