Matthew Beckman

Registered user since Thu 7 Apr 2022

Name:Matthew Beckman
  • Associate Research Professor & Chair for Undergraduate Curricula in the Statistics Department at Penn State University. Responsible for leadership and oversight of the Statistics Major and Statistics Minor; member of leadership team for the undergraduate Data Sciences major (together with CS & Information Science representatives).

  • Co-Associate Director for Research in Consortium for Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE;, a national organization whose mission is to support the advancement of undergraduate statistics education.

  • Worked 9 years as an industry statistician prior to joining Academia; designed and led many professional development workshops and worked on a wide range of statistics and data science projects from data mining large, unstructured global complaint data to marketing to research and development.

  • Earned PhD in Statistics Education & MS in Statistics from University of Minnesota (USA)

Country:United States
Affiliation:Penn State University, USA
Research interests:Data Science Education; Assessment Development; Statistics Education;


ICER 2022 Author of Connecting and supporting data science education researchers through the CAUSE Organization within the Lightning Talks and Posters-track
Author of Piloting a new assessment tool for data science education researchers within the Lightning Talks and Posters-track