Dr. Puneet Agarwal - faculty

Office: 192-232

Phone: 805-756-7467

Email: pagarw05@calpoly.edu


Dr. Puneet Agarwal received his Master’s and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo). He received his Bachelor’s in Production Engineering (Gold Medalist) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. His expertise lies in the areas of predictive analytics using machine learning, data science, data analytics, and statistical modeling, and prescriptive analytics using risk analysis, decision analysis, game theory, and optimization. 

Research Interests

His research interest is to improve the process of strategic decision-making in application areas such as disaster management, homeland security, social media analytics, immigration, healthcare, and sustainability. He has published several research articles in prestigious international journals such as Decision Support Systems, Risk Analysis, Decision Analysis, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Annals of Operations Research, and the European Journal of Operational Research. His research on the topic of rumors and fake news on social media platforms has been highlighted in several platforms such as a cover story in ISE Magazine and an article in ORMS Today Magazine.

Office Hours

Office hours held in person in 192-232

Tuesday 3:00pm – 5:00pm