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James Balamuta awarded 2022 Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize

James Balamuta a 2021 Informatics Ph.D. graduate was recently awarded the 2022 Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize for his dissertation “Bayesian Estimation of Restricted Latent Class Models: Extending priors, link functions, and structural models“. The Psychometric Society Dissertation Prize recognizes at most one outstanding Ph.D. dissertation each year, written in any field covered by the journal Psychometrika. Criteria include the originality and rigor of the research, possible applications of the theory or methods and potential impact.


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Cliff Shin Defends Dissertation

Doctoral Candidate Cliff Shin successfully defended his dissertation, “INTERDEPENDENCY BETWEEN COMPLEXITY AND LONGEVITY THROUGH THE LENS OF THE DESIGNER” on June 14th and will graduate