Ajitesh Srivastava

  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Expertise Summary

Expert in improving communication in multiple contexts, including health dynamics and social media technology.


  • forecasting
  • epidemiology
  • machine learning
  • network science
  • social networks
  • artificial intelligence
  • social good


  • Bengali
  • Hindi

Additional Information

  • Actively involved in COVID-19 forecasting with the CDC, ECDC and other forecasting efforts around the world.
  • Generating daily forecasts for up to county/districts around the world (20,000 locations).
  • One of the winners of the 2014-15 DARPA Grand Challenge on Chikungunya forecasting.  
  • Working on how to apply AI and network science to real-world problems.
  • Worked on reducing violence among the homeless that demonstrated success in a pilot study. I also work on how to make programs faster using AI.