Nikhil Garg is an Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell Tech as part of the Jacobs Institute. He uses algorithms, data science, and mechanism design approaches to study democracy, markets, and societal systems at large. Nikhil has received the INFORMS George Dantzig Dissertation Award, an honorable mention for the ACM SIGecom dissertation award, several other best paper awards, and Forbes 30 under 30 for Science. He received his PhD from Stanford University and has spent considerable collaborating with government agencies and non-profits.