Ahmad Emad is a Research Assistant for the Education program at AIR. His work at AIR has focused on value added modeling for educator evaluation and data collection for the Teacher and Leader Evaluation Systems study. With a background in Computer Science and Mathematical Economics, Ahmad provides technical expertise to the Center of Science and Science Policy and works on enhancing the in house software capabilities of the team. Prior to joining AIR, Ahmad served as a Teaching Assistant at Colgate University. Ahmad received his BA from Colgate University, NY in 2013.