MONTEREY, CALIF, April 15, 2015— 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 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.

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