Nikhil Garg is a postdoctoral associate at UC Berkeley and will be an Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell Tech starting in July 2021. His research interest is the application of algorithms, data science, and mechanism design to the study of democracy, markets, and societal systems at large. He received his PhD from Stanford University, and a BS and BA from the University of Texas at Austin. Most recently, he was the Principal Data Scientist at PredictWise, which provides election analytics for political campaigns. Nikhil has received the INFORMS George Dantzig Dissertation Award and 2nd place in the MSOM student paper competition.
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