Charu Kalra is a PhD student in the Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University. She is part of the Northeastern University Computer Architecture Research (NUCAR) group under the direction of Prof. David Kaeli. Her research areas include GPU compilers, software reliability, machine learning, workload characterization, and performance evaluation of GPU systems. In 2014, Charu was featured on NVIDIA's 'Women Who CUDA' list. She has also pursued internships at AMD, and AMD Research in the past.