Graduate Student Awards for 2016

IOMW and its sponsors are keenly interested in supporting the graduate students in our community.   The following awards were announced at IOMW 2016:

Best Paper by a Graduate Student Award ($500)
  • Dandan Liao, University of Maryland, College Park, United States
    A multigroup cross-classified testlet model for dual local item dependence in the presence of DIF items
Benjamin Wright Innovations in Measurement Award ($500)
  • Sarah Thomas, University of Virginia, United States
    Identifying compromised test items using the Rasch model and support vector machines
Innovative Paper Honorable Mention
  • JinHo Kim, University of California, Berkeley, United States
    Polytomous extension of item explanatory Rasch models:  an application to the carbon cycle assessment data
IOMW Graduate Student Travel Awards, with recognition for superlative work ($250)
  • Hsiu-yi Chao, Department of Psychology, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
  • Chi-Chen, Chen, Institute of Education, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
  • JinHo Kim, University of California, Berkeley, United States
  • Manqian Liao, University of Maryland, College Park, United States
  • Pey Shin Ooi, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Jue Wang, University of Georgia, United States

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