Saida Mamedova is a senior psychometrician/statistician with experience in complex survey and assessment data analysis, survey questionnaire and sampling design, technical writing, and disclosure risk analysis.
Bitnara Jasmine Park is a senior researcher at AIR, where she applies her skills and knowledge to various projects including but not limited to NAEP-related review and research activities, evaluation of literacy interventions, development of literacy assessments for teachers, and evaluation of ca
Saki Ikoma is a researcher at AIR. Dr. Ikoma works on research projects focused on analyzing data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress and the High School Longitudinal Study. Dr. Ikoma is specialized in large-scale data analyses involving U.S.
Burhan Ogut is a principal researcher at AIR, where he conducts research, evaluation, and impact studies in education with a focus on applied statistical and econometric methods.
Lisa M. Yarnell is a research scientist/applied statistician at AIR. She received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from The University of Texas at Austin, specializing in applied statistical modeling and human development. In her doctoral studies, Dr.
Jizhi Zhang is an educational psychologist, and a senior research scientist at AIR. Dr.
Young Yee Kim is a principal psychometrician/statistician at AIR who has expertise in advanced psychometrics, such as multidimensional item response theory, as well as educational policy and research. Dr.
Sami Kitmitto is a principal researcher at AIR. He is an economist and quantitative analyst specializing in quasi-experimental model development and analysis. He is currently project director for the National Evaluation of Magnet Schools.
Gary W. Phillips is a vice president and Institute Fellow at AIR who conducts research that advances the state-of-the-art in statistical and psychometric techniques. Dr. Phillips received his Ph.D.