As a Senior Research Analyst, Chun-Wei (Kevin) Huang works with WestEd researchers to design and implement rigorous experimental trials within WestEd’s Regional Educational Laboratory West (REL West).
He ensures that the instruments used in these studies are reliable and valid and is responsible for conducting statistical analyses during all phases of the research. In addition to his work with REL West, he provides assistance to colleagues with statistical and measurement modeling for other WestEd projects.
Prior to WestEd, Chun-Wei worked at CTB/McGraw-Hill as a Research Scientist. He was involved in several projects including two statewide testing programs. His main responsibilities as a Research Project Manager were to lead and conduct data analyses (e.g., test equating and scaling) in accordance with customers’ requirements. He has taught statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Chun-Wei received a BS in psychology from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan, a MA in psychology from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and a PhD in educational measurement and statistics from the University of Maryland, College Park.