Syed Latifi, PhD
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Syed Latifi PhD, is computer scientist and psychometrician by training, with over ten years of national and international experience in assessment, evaluation, educational innovations, data sciences, and training.

Dr. Latifi joined Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) in 2016, and is currently responsible for overseeing programmatic evaluation and CQI (continuous quality improvement) processes. Prior to joining WCM-Q he worked for: i) the University of Alberta with Tier-I Canada Research Chair in Educational Measurement, where he also completed his doctoral program; and ii) the Aga Khan University-Examination board where he led testing and operations of national assessments.

His current research interest include evaluation and big-data analytics, educational data mining, and statistical modeling using the R programming language. His professional interests include regulation, accreditation, and educational development. He is member of -and regular presenter at- the American Evaluation Association, American Educational Research Association, and National Council on Measurement in Education.