Ph.D. Meteorology, Penn State
B.S. Mathematics, University of Texas
Ryan Hastings is a data scientist at the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. After getting a BS in mathematics from the University of Texas, he earned a PhD in Meteorology from Penn State. His post-doctoral work has included stints at Purdue University and the National Severe Storms Laboratory. He has extensive experience developing and testing hypotheses with large data sets that he now brings to bear on public policy.