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Brad Westgate


Associate Professor; Chair of the Math and Computer Science Department


Mathematics and Computer Science

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(989) 463-7264

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Brad Westgate is an associate professor of mathematics and chair of the mathematics and computer science department.

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Engineering, Olin College
  • Ph.D. Operations Research, Cornell University

Signature Courses:
Elementary Statistics; Applied Statistical Methods; Introduction to Data Analytics; Stochastic Processes.

My Expertise

Statistics and data analytics.

Recent Work and Accomplishments

Pfeiffer, K., Lisee, C., Westgate, B. S., Kalfsbeek, C., Kuenze, C., Bell, D., Cadmus-Bertram, L. & Montoye, A. H. K. (2022). Using Accelerometers to Detect Activity Type in a Sport Setting: Challenges with Using Multiple Types of Conventional Machine Learning Approaches. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science 4, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/1091367X.2022.2069467

Montoye, A. H. K., Westgate, B. S., Clevenger, K. A., Pfeiffer, K. A., Vondrasek, J. D., Fonley, M. R., Bock, J. M., & Kaminsky, L. A. (2021). Individual versus Group Calibration of Machine Learning Models for Physical Activity Assessment Using Body-Worn Accelerometers. Medicine and science in sports and exercise 53(12), 2691-2701. https://doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000002752