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Somya Singhvi

  • Assistant Professor of Data Science and Operations

Somya Singhvi is an assistant professor in Data Sciences and Operations. Somya received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT, focusing on improving the design of digital agri-platforms and markets. He earned his BS in Operations Research & Information Engineering from Cornell University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with honors. Before joining USC, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Development.

Somya's research is driven by a desire to create social impact using a combination of field-based and data-driven research methods. He is particularly interested in developing actionable insights for supply chains and digital platforms in resource-constrained settings. His research has spanned a range of application areas, including agricultural, artisanal and healthcare supply chains, ed-tech platforms, and charity donation platforms.

Somya has received a number of recognitions for his work, including the George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award, MSOM Responsible Research Award, Public Sector Operations Best Paper Award, Doing Good With Good OR Award.

Somya Singhvi

Areas of Expertise

Asian Markets
Charitable Giving
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Digital Platforms
Emerging Markets
Global Economy
Machine Learning
Social Impact Operations
Socially Responsible Operations
Sustainable Operations


Data Sciences + Operations


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