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Pranshu Gupta, Ph.D.

Program Director for MSIS, MS Cyber Security, MS Data Analytics; Associate Professor

Pranshu Gupta
Dooling Hall 222-E

Dr. Pranshu Gupta is the program director for the MSIS, MS Cyber Security, and MS Data Analytics programs. Dr. Gupta is an associate professor of computer science at DeSales University. Prior to joining the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at DeSales, she earned a Ph.D. from Kansas State University, an MS from James Madison University in secure software engineering, and a BS from Wilkes University in electrical engineering with a concentration in computer science.

Dr. Gupta’s research interests include software engineering, databases, and gaming. She has published refereed articles in various journals and presented at conferences in these areas. She is a member of two professional organizations – Society of Women Engineers and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Dr. Gupta is passionate about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and enjoys helping students with an interest in computer science to find their niche in the local and global digital community. She collaborates with local intermediate units to organize STEM summer camps for elementary school students and high school programming competitions. Currently, she serves as the advisor for the DeSales ACM Student Chapter.

Dr. Gupta currently resides in Allentown with her husband, Kumar, and their son, Vivaan.