Ashwin Venkataraman

Assistant Professor of Operations Management
  • Ashwin[dot]Venkataraman[AT]UTDallas[dot]edu
  • (972) 883-5944
  • JSOM 3.221

About Me

I am an Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at University of Texas, Dallas. Previously, I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) at Harvard University. I graduated from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, where I was co-advised by Prof. Srikanth Jagabathula and Prof. Lakshminarayanan Subramanian.

Working Papers

  • The Generalized Stochastic Preference Choice Model

    (with Gerardo Berbeglia)

  • News Event-driven Predictive Models for Forecasting Socio-economic Indicators

    (with Sunandan Chakraborty, Srikanth Jagabathula, and Lakshminarayan Subramanian)

Journal and Conference Papers

Other Publications

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
    Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Sep 2014 -- Aug 2018
  • MS in Computer Science
    Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    Sep 2012 -- Aug 2014
  • B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering
    Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi
    July 2008 -- May 2012

Awards

  • Honorable Mention, INFORMS Dantzig Dissertation Award
    (2019)
  • NYU GSAS Dean's Dissertation Fellowship
    (2017-18)
    1-year fellowship awarded to 30 Ph.D. students across NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS)
  • Jacob T. Schwartz Ph.D. Fellowship (2015)
    For outstanding performance in the Ph.D. program (1 of 2 students awarded in the computer science department)
  • Henry M. MacCracken Fellowship
    (2012-17)
    For pursuing graduate studies at NYU