Mingyu Feng is a Senior Research Associate with WestEd’s Learning and Technology team. She leads large-scale grants focused on leveraging education technologies to transform science and mathematics instruction to improve student learning. She serves as principal investigator of the ASSISTments and MathSpring efficacy studies, funded by the Institute of Education Sciences, which examine the effects of intelligent tutoring systems, data-driven instruction, and formative assessment on student learning outcomes.
Prior to joining WestEd, Feng was a Principal Research Scientist at SRI International’s Center for Technology in Learning. Feng has published in the areas of education, education data mining, and learning analytics. She received a BS, an MS, and a PhD in computer science.