About the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology


The Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology (CSSM) is an academic center in the ISU Statistical Laboratory that specializes in the research and practice for sample surveys. Since 1938, CSSM has functioned as a collaborator in research and teaching with units at ISU and with outside institutions, as a place for graduate students to conduct research in survey statistics and methods, and as a consulting group for campus and external organizations who need assistance with survey methods and statistical analysis.CSSM has developed expertise in the technical and operational aspects of sample surveys through research, support, operational services, and academic courses.​​​​​​

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October 3, 2017

Congratulations to Richard Dorsch and Zhengyuan Zhu.

August 21, 2017

Hejian Sang receives scholarship for excellent academic records and contributions to survey statistics.

August 3, 2017

Wayne fuller received award for his outstanding contributions to three broad areas of statistical theory.