Event Details
Event Title Interactive Software for Structural Equation Modeling and Other Advanced Analytics
Location Davis Library Room 247
Sponsor H.W. Odum Institute
Date/Time 04/10/2023 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Cutoff Date 03/30/2023 Must register before this date
For more information, contact the event administrator: Jill Stevens jill_stevens@unc.edu
Event Presenters
Name Title  
Ross Metusalem Academic Ambassador with JMP
Laura Castro-Schilo Senior Research Statistician Developer at JMP
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This presentation will introduce JMP Pro statistical software, which UNC has licensed for all faculty and students. JMP is powerful statistical software designed for anyone solving problems with data. Packed with tools for data preparation, analysis, and graphing, JMP leverages its interactive user interface, dynamic visualizations, and powerful statistical techniques to enable users to work efficiently. The presentation will start with a general overview of the software and will then focus on a new platform for structural equation modeling. A demonstration will shed light on:

Pizza will be available for registrants.


Ross Metusalem is an Academic Ambassador with JMP. He helps university faculty use JMP more effectively in their research and teaching. Ross holds a PhD in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego, and before joining JMP he worked as a learning science researcher for an education technology company.

Laura Castro-Schilo is a Senior Research Statistician Developer at JMP working on structural equations models. She is interested in multivariate analysis and its application to different kinds of data; continuous, discrete, ordinal, nominal, and even text. Previously, she was Assistant Professor at the L. L. Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Laura has a PhD in quantitative psychology from the University of California, Davis.

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