It is with great pleasure that HumRRO welcomes Dr. Thanos Patelis as a Principal Scientist in our Educational Policy Impact Center (EPIC). Thanos earned his Ph.D. in Psychometrics from Fordham University and has worked over 25 years in education as an applied researcher, statistical analyst, and measurement expert. His extensive experience and achievement in all facets of research, measurement, and education is reflected in over 70 publications and 125 presentations. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 5, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods, has served as chair of APA’s Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment, is head of psychology for the Athens Institute for Education and Research, and is associate editor for Applied Measurement of Education. Thanos most recently worked at the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment and spent a good part of his career at the College Board. Thanos has a reputation as a problem solver and valued team member while building diverse, strong, motivated teams to produce quality work. Thanos will support the needs of our staff, clients, and projects throughout the company.