Jihong Zhang, M.S.

Jihong Zhang, M.S.

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Iowa

Biography

I’m a doctoral student of Educational Measurement and Statistics, mainly focusing on Bayesian latent variable modeling, Item response theory modeling, diagnostic modeling. I’m also interested in machine learning and data science.

My research tries to help other practitioners understand their data and correctly interpret, and to wisely use the powerful tools of statistics.

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Interests
  • Bayesian Psychometric Modeling
  • Machine Learning and data mining in Education
  • Diagnostic Classification Models
Education
  • Ph.D. in Educational Measurement & Statistics, 2019 - Present

    University of Iowa

  • M.S. in Educational Psychology, 2015 - 2019

    University of Kansas

  • B.S. in Applied Psychology, 2009 - 2013

    Soochow University, China

Recent Posts

Thesis Defense

Skills

R

90%

Statistics

100%

Photography

10%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Intern
SRI International
Jan 2021 – Present California

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying
 
 
 
 
 
Intern
Edmentum Cop.
Jan 2018 – Dec 2019 Remote
Expolre item exposure issues using R. Two algorithms are designed for the specific data structures

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