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Ashok Singh, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor- Resorts, Gaming and Golf Management (RGGM) Department
Department(s): Hospitality
Office: HOS 446
Mail Code: 6021
Phone: 702-895-4843
Fax: 702-895-4872
Email: ashok.singh@unlv.edu


Ashok Singh is an applied statistics expert who received his Ph.D. from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (1977).  In addition to producing an extensive body of research, Dr. Singh has: 

  • Taught undergraduate and graduate statistics, mathematics, and operations research courses at New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (1978 - 1991);
  • Developed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics in the Mathematical Sciences Department at UNLV and provided statistical help to the Superfund Tech Support, USEPA - Las Vegas (1991 - 2005);
  • Transferred to the Department of Gaming, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality, UNLV in January 2006 and continues to teach the Mathematics of Casino Games and advanced statistics classes, including the graduate level Data Mining/Machine Learning class using the software environment R. He became the chair of the Resorts, Gaming & Golf Management (RGGM) Department on July 1, 2021.

Ashok Singh’s research interests include: statistical and machine learning applications in hospitality & gaming, medical research, public health, and civil & environmental engineering including transportation systems to support research projects sponsored by a range of local, state, and federal agencies and the private sector.