Sandip Sinharay, Ph.D., Joins Pacific Metrics as Chief Statistician

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Sinharay is an award-winning statistician in the field of educational measurement

Sinharay will provide leadership in our research department and be a vital contributor in our efforts to develop new products and services.

Pacific Metrics Corporation (, a leading provider of education technology solutions, announces the addition of Sandip Sinharay, Ph.D. as Chief Statistician. A leader in the field of educational measurement, Sinharay will provide statistical support for Pacific Metrics’ programs and special projects.

As a key member of the Research department, Sinharay will continue to provide leadership, innovative thinking and dedicated service in the field of educational measurement, while collaborating with internal and external staff in support of programs, and lead efforts to gain external funding in support of research and development. His previous appointments were at CTB as chief research statistician, and at Educational Testing Service (ETS), as principal research scientist. In addition, Sinharay recently completed a term as editor of the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (2011-2014) and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Educational and Psychological Measurement.

“I am extremely happy to join a company that has the best minds in the industry and a very friendly and fun working atmosphere,” says Sinharay. “I hope that together, we can reach new heights.”

Sinharay has received four awards from the National Council on Measurement in Education: twice for Technical or Scientific Contributions to the Field of Educational Measurement (2009 and 2015), the Jason Millman Promising Measurement Scholar Award (2006), and the Alicia Cascallar Award for an Outstanding Paper by an Early Career Scholar (2005). Sinharay has coedited two published volumes and authored or coauthored more than 75 articles in peer-reviewed statistics and psychometrics journals and edited books. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Statistics from Iowa State University.

“Dr. Sinharay has a remarkable record of accomplishment and recognition in the field,” says Matt Schulz, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Publishing at Pacific Metrics. “We are looking forward to collaborating with him. He will provide leadership in our research department and be a vital contributor in our efforts to develop new products and services.”

For more information about Sandip Sinharay, or any of Pacific Metrics assessment solutions and services, email info(at)pacificmetrics(dot)com or call (831) 646-6400.

About Pacific Metrics
Pacific Metrics, an ACT assessment technology company, provides leading edge, research-based education assessment solutions and services. With the best minds and expertise in the industry, we continue to pursue advancements in education technology, and to navigate tomorrow’s challenges. Pacific Metrics – A true course of innovation. For more information, visit

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