University of Southern California

Nick Vyas
Assistant Professor of Clinical Data Sciences and Operations

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0808

MBA, B.S., California Polytechnic University, Pomona


A specialist in Operation Excellence, Application of Lean Six Sigma(LSS) and an expert in Global Supply Chain Management(GSCM), Nick Vyas has implemented process improvements for over 300 projects globally that have increased efficiency for clients in the fields of health care, service, military, retail, and end-to-end supply chain. As the Executive Director and Co-founder of USC Marshall’s Center for GSCM and as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Data Sciences & Operations, Vyas is educating the next generation of business leaders. Previously, Vyas had taught GSCM and LSS courses at CalPoly Pomona.
Working closely with students, Vyas consulted for over 25 global operations across various sectors. He integrated technology and directed teams that both optimized speed-to-market and managed cost/quality.


Vyas, N. V. (2017) "D.R. role post Panama canal expansion with Logistic cluster,".
Vyas, N., and Sosic, G. (2016) "Sustainable port operation,".
Vyas, N. (2016) "The Essence of Lean in Supply Chain," Business and Economics Journal.
Vyas, N. (2016) "Turning Disruptive Technology into a Positive," Inside Supply Management Magazine.
Vyas, N. (2016) "Turning Disruptive Technology into a Positive," Institute of Supply Managememnt, 3rd (July, 2016),
Vyas, N. (2016) "Disruptive Technology and its impact on Global Supply Chain Management," Supply Chain Management, January, 2016.
Vyas, N. (2015) "Panama Canal Expansion and its Impact on East and Gulf Coast Ports of USA," Maritime Policy and Mangement, October, 2015.
Vyas, N. (2015) "Four Compass Points of Modern Global Supply Chain,".
Vyas, N. (2015) "Four Compass of Points of Modern Global Supply Chain," Supply Chain Management, Sep-Oct, 2015, 267 St Albans Ave.