Gouri Ginde

Dr. Gouri Ginde (Deshpande)

Pronouns: She/Her


Assistant Professor

Schulich School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Software Engineering

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403.220.7431


Office: ICT254

Preferred method of communication



Educational Background

Bachelor of Engineering Computer Science, Visveswaraya Technological University, 2003

Master of Technology Computer Science, Visveswaraya Technological University, 2016

PhD Computer Science, University of Calgary, 2022


Gouri Ginde is an Assistant Professor at the dept. of Electrical and Software Engineering, University of Calgary. She graduated in 2022 and her thesis work explored requirements dependency extraction using advanced Machine Learning approaches. Gouri worked as a Sr. Software Engineer at Hewlett Packard, Bangalore, India for over a decade before switching to academia. She holds PhD in Computer Science from the University of Calgary.


Areas of Research

Software Engineering, Requirements Engineering, Data analytics, Machine Learning, NLP

Participation in university strategic initiatives


Course number Course title Semester
SENG 471 Software Requirements Engineering Winter 2023, Winter 2024
ENSF 619 Software Engineering for Machine Learning Fall 2023, Fall 2024


  • Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarships for Data-Enabled Innovation competitive award,, Gov of Alberta and Alberta Innovates. 2020
  • Eyes High International Doctoral Scholarship, University of Calgary. 2018
  • Best Emerging Result and Vision Paper award, ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM). 2020
  • Elizabeth Cannon Graduate Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Thinking, University of Calgary. 2021
  • Grace Hopper Celebration Student Scholarship, Anita. B org. 2021

More Information

I am seeking highly motivated master's and PhD students with two or more years of IT experience to join my research group. Women and non-binary students are especially encouraged to apply.

I also invite undergraduate, summer interns and visiting students to collaborate on short and long-term research.

If you are interested in working with us, please provide the following details in your email:

  1. Subject Line: [Prospective Student]: [Your Name]
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details and links to GitHub or any other source repositories
  3. Publications or papers (in pdf format)
  4. Transcripts
  5. English language proficiency score
  6. Any additional information demonstrating how your research interests align with mine or showcasing your motivation.