Jacob Maibach, MS

Measurement & Psychometrics, Data Management, Machine Learning

After Jacob obtained his MS in Data Science, he developed data processing and visualization software for NASA and worked on machine learning applications for VMware. Additionally, he worked on pedagogy research and a clinical trial before starting in the Statistics PhD program at University of Arizona in 2020. His current research focuses on measuring student ability on standardized tests by considering the steps a student takes to reach an answer instead of just their answer.


  • BS Mathematics and Physics, George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • MS Data Science, George Washington University, Washington, DC