Mangala Gowri Nanda is a Senior Researcher at IBM Research - India. She joined IBM Research in 2001 and initially worked on Web Services and led a project on decentralized orchestration of composite web services. She is currently working in the software engineering group in New Delhi. Her technical work involves inter-procedural static analysis of Java to build tools to aid programmers in bug-fixing. More recently she has begun working on fault localization using a combination of static and dynamic analysis.
Earlier, Mangala Gowri completed her B.Tech in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, then worked for two years designing bridges and buildings before marriage and family responsibilities brought a break in her career. Five years later, she returned to school along with her younger daughter and graduated with an M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Then at Tata Infotech Ltd, she worked on Interactive Voice Response systems and on automation of Y2K transformations. The call of academics sent her back to school and in 2001 she completed her PhD in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and subsequently joined IBM.
Since the year 2014, Mangala has been trying to reinvent herself as a graphics and visualization specialist.
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