Sandip Sinharay received his doctorate in 2001 from the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University and is currently employed as a principal research scientist at Educational Testing Service (ETS). He is the current editor of the Journal of Educational Measurement and was an editor for the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics between 2010 and 2014. He was a program chair for the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) in 2011.
Over the course of his career, Dr. Sinharay has won multiple NCME awards, including the Bradley Hanson Award in 2018, the Award for Outstanding Technical or Scientific Contribution to the Field of Educational Measurement in 2015 and 2009, and the Jason Millman Promising Measurement Scholar Award in 2006. He is the joint editor of two books, including the volume on psychometrics in the Handbook of Statistics series, and has authored more than 100 research articles in peer-reviewed journals on educational and psychological measurement and statistics.
His research interests include Bayesian statistics, detection of test fraud, missing data analysis, model checking and model selection methods, and reporting of diagnostic scores.