2021-2022 Executive Board

Pranav Jain


Our President Pranav Jain is a Senior studying Applied Math and minoring in Computer Science. He is interested in Adtech and Data privacy. Catch him at USC’s annual data competition in the fall!

Samantha Zhang

Senior Vice President

Our Senior VP Samantha Zhang is a senior double-majoring in Applied Mathematics and International Relations Global Economy. She has held internships in data at The New York Times and Spotify, and is interested in the applications of numbers to improve products and spur impact. Outside of Data Science Club, she is a Dornsife Ambassador and Peaks & Professors Trip Lead.

Annie Chang

Co-VP of Internal Affairs

Annie Chang is a sophomore studying Applied Mathematics and minoring in 3D Computer Graphics. She is passionate about using numbers to convey information visually. Along with data science, she is interested in design and illustration, and is also on e-board for AIGA USC.

Micaela Mengen

Co-VP of Internal Affairs

Micaela Mengen is a junior double majoring in Data Science and International Relations Global Business. She is currently a Tech Marketing Intern at a technology and business consulting firm. In her free time she likes to go to the gym, hang out with friends, and learn more about data science!

Arjun Mitra

Co-VP of Technical Affairs

Arjun Mitra is a senior studying Computer Science and Business Administration. He has developed an aptitude for data analytics and machine learning through his projects and internships. In his free time, he likes to watch movies and soccer.

Yixiao Li

Co-VP of Competitions

Yixiao Li is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science. She is interested in machine learning and statistics. Her previous experience in data science includes conducting data-analysis in several research projects. In the free time, as a sports person, she also loves skateboard.

Phoebe Yang

Co-VP of Competitions

Phoebe(Yuyao) Yang is a master’s student majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a specialization in Machine Learning and Data Science. She has been exposed to data structures, data analysis, and deep learning working as a data analyst intern at Tencent. In her free time, she loves visiting new places, trying new cuisines, and learning about new technologies!

Aryan Chowdhury

Co-VP of External Affairs

Aryan Chowdhury is currently a junior majoring in Applied Math and minoring in Computer Science. Through DSC, academics, and side projects/internships, Aryan has enjoyed the intersection of mathematics with data analytics, Blockchain, and machine learning. Outside class, you will either catch him on the basketball courts or spending time with friends exploring the beaches and mountains of LA.

Nishi Chintalapudi

Co-VP of External Affairs

Hi, my name is Nishi. I’m originally from Aurora, IL! I’m a senior at USC studying Computer Science and Business Administration. I worked with data science during my internship this past summer and I really enjoyed it because I love math and analytics!

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