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Dr Aiden Loe Psychometrician


Aiden is a Psychometrician in The Psychometrics Centre. He completed his PhD in Psychology at the University of Cambridge in 2018, having previously graduated in 2014 with a Distinction MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology. He received a 1st Class Honours in Psychology and Business Management (MA) at the University of Glasgow in 2013. 

Aiden is primarily interested in quantitative and social cognitive psychology. More specifically, he is interested in modelling latent factors in psychological questionnaires (personality, affective, ability etc.) using IRT and MIRT models. He specialises in using the R programming language. His PhD is developing Automated Computer Adaptive Testing (A-CAT) for cognitive tests. Currently, he is developing the Athan framework to provide a login system for psychological tests. 

Aiden is open to research avenues in computer adaptive testing, on-the-fly psychological testing, AIG, Big Data relating to social cognitive theories. 

He is a Certified BPS Occupational Test User of Ability (formerly level A) and Personality (formerly level B). 

Aiden is fluent in English, Chinese (mother tongue), and Cantonese and has basic knowledge in Russian and Spanish. His hobbies include data visualisation, graphic design, photography and tennis. 


Key Publications

Conference Presentations

Loe, B.S., & Čolović, P.,(2015) Resolving multicollinearity using a two-tier information item factor analysis model. International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 2015.

Chan, Y.W., Sun, L., Loe, B.S., Stillwell, D., Rust, J., (2015). Application of multidimensional item response theory to personality assessment.  International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 2015.

Čolović, P., Loe, B. S. and Snežana Smederevac, S. (2015). Structural properties of the three rRST measures: a comparison. Scientific Conference Empirical research in psychology conference 2015, University of Belgrade.

Moncur, J., Hughes, D., Loe, B. S. (2015). How Do Resilient Attitudes and Behaviours Relate to Psychological Health? Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2014.

Loe, B. S. (2014). A psychometric evaluation of SJTs using multidimensional Item Response Theory. International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, 2014.

Loe, B. S. (2014). Situational Judgment Test – A measure of managerial judgment. Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2014.

Loe, B. S. (2013). A cross-cultural (UK & SG) study on the influence of situational and individual factors based on organizational commitment and citizenship behaviour. Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2013. 

Invited Talks

How do you SEM? Pros and Cons of Software Packages for Structural Equation Modelling (2015). Royal Statistical Society, UK. 


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