Mansi Gupta

Software Engineer @Google

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Hello! I engineer Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing solutions to real world problems. I also dabble in research — I am concerned about unearthing hidden biases in ML systems and strive towards making them fair and interpretable. My aspire to contribute my skills towards developing systems and policies for the next billion under-served population. I live in the Bay Area, with my loving husband Danish.


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Master of Computational Data Science, Computer Science (2017-18)

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Bachelor of Engineering Hons. Computer Science (2011-15)

Current stint

I work as a part of Trust and Safety at YouTube where my work is to make our abuse detection models fairer towards protected groups.

Past stints

Machine Learning Engineer, Twitter

I worked as a part of the Trends and Event Detection team where I wrote algorithms to surface trends and recent events on Twitter, rank them and contextualize them with meaningful information.

Machine Learning Engineer, Petuum

I worked on delivering Machine Learning based solutions to extremely challenging problems on real world noisy datasets. Working in this startup, taught me a lot about how not to run a company.

Machine Learning Algorithms Intern, LinkedIn

I worked on a part of Job Recommendation pipeline where I explored of a new classification technique based on Gaussian Processes and Generalised Linear Mixed Models. This internship taught me a lot about taking statistical models to production.

Applied Research Engineer, LinkedIn

I worked in Spam and Relevance team where I worked on modeling propensity of users to spread unprofessional content and analyzed community structure with respect to spread of low quality content on the user graph.

I also worked in the Search team on various projects like building autosuggest and regular search over companies, universities, articles, Slideshare presentations and Lynda courses.

Research Papers

Learning to Deceive with Attention-Based Explanations

Danish Pruthi, Mansi Gupta, Bhuwan Dhingra, Graham Neubig, and Zachary C. Lipton

Annual Conference of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), 2020

AmazonQA: A Review-Based Question Answering Task

Mansi Gupta, Nitish Kulkarni, Raghuveer Chanda, Anirudha Rayasam, and Zachary C. Lipton

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2019