Welcome to CSTAT
The MSU Center for Statistical Training and Consulting (CSTAT) is a professional service and research unit at Michigan State University. We provide statistical support and services to MSU affiliated faculty, staff, and graduate students, and off-campus clients.
Dr. Frederi Viens' team explores the complex hydrology, land use, and climate in the Lake Chad region.
Probabilistic methods for early prediction of adverse health events provide an opportunity to improve on deterministic clinical decision rules.
In 2009, approximately 11,000 sexual assault kits (also called “rape kits”) were found in a remote police property storage facility in Detroit, Michigan. An initial sample of 1,600 SAKs were submitted for forensic DNA testing and CSTAT developed statistical models to evaluate whether there was utility in testing all of these previously-unsubmitted SAKs.