Bradley (Brad) S. Rubin, PhD

Director, Center of Excellence for Big Data & Honeywell Fellow in Global Technology Management

Brad Rubin Graduate Programs in Software
Center of Excellence for Big Data
School of Engineering
University of St. Thomas
Twitter: @bradrubin
2115 Summit Avenue, OSS-301
St. Paul, MN 55105

Associate Professor, teaching and research in graduate software engineering topics in big data architecture, computer security, advanced computer security, information retrieval, software analysis and design, and computer networking protocols.

Current Courses

Fall 2017

Spring 2018



Yang, S., Spielman, N.D., Jackson, J.C., and Rubin, B.S., “Large-scale Neural Modeling in MapReduce and Giraph,” IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, Milwaukee, WI, June 2014

Jackson, J.C., Singh, A.K., and Rubin, B.S., “Distributed Parallel Wavelet Processing of Local Field Potential Data Using the Hadoop/Hive MapReduce Architecture,” Neuroscience 2012, New Orleans, LA, October 2012

Rubin, B.S. and Jackson, J.C., "Processing Rat Brain Neuronal Signals Using an Apache Hadoop Computer Cluster," Cloudera Blog, July 31, 2012

Rubin, B.S. ”Large-Scale Data Management and its Interdisciplinary Relevance,", UST Exemplars, 2012, p. 49

Rubin, B.S. “Computer Security at UST” for the School of Engineering Newsletter

Rubin, B.S., "DDBE Security" chapter in "Distributed Database Management Systems: A Practical Approach" by Frank Haug and Saeed Rahimi, Wiley, 2010

Rubin, B.S., "A Brief Look at Quantum Computing for Computer Scientists," Graduate Programs in Software, University of St. Thomas, Technical Report, 2010

Rubin, B.S., "Quantum Teleportation" Mathematica demonstration, 2010

Rubin, B.S., "Superdense Coding" Mathematica demonstration, 2010

Rubin, B.S., "Swapping Qubit States" Mathematica demonstration, 2009

Rubin, B.S., "Measuring Entangled Qubits" Mathematica demonstration, 2009

Rubin, B.S., "Generating Entangled Qubits" Mathematica demonstration, 2009

Rubin, B.S., Misra, B.S., "Creating a Computer Security Curriculum in a Software Engineering Program," International Conference on Software Engineering (IEEE/ACM), 2007, Minneapolis, MN

Rubin, B.S., Chueng, D., "Computer Security Education and Research: handle with care," IEEE Security and Privacy, November/December 2006

Rubin, B.S., "A Day in the Life of a Broadband Connection," Graduate Programs in Software, University of St. Thomas, Technical Report, 2006

Rubin, B.S., "Public-Key Algorithms" chapter in the Handbook of Information Security, edited by Hossein Bidgoli, Wiley, 2005

Rubin, B.S., "Java Security, Part 1: Cryptographic Facilities," IBM DeveloperWorks Tutorial, 2002

Rubin, B.S., "Java Security, Part 2: Authentication and Authorization," IBM DeveloperWorks Tutorial, 2002

Rubin, B.S., "Java Distributed Objects Using RMI and CORBA," IBM DeveloperWorks Tutorial, 2002

Rubin, B.S., Christ, A.R., Bohrer, K.A., "Java and the IBM San Francisco Project," IBM Systems Journal, Volume 37, Number 3, 1998

Bohrer, K.A., Johnson, V., Nilsson, A., Rubin, B., "Business Process Components for Distributed Object Applications," Communications of the ACM, June 1998

Monday, P., Rubin, B., "The San Francisco project: Business Process Components and Infrastructure,"" Java Report, March 1998

Bohrer, K., Johnson, V., Nilsson, A., Rubin, B., "The San Francisco Project: an object-oriented framework approach for building business applications," Proceedings of the 21st International Computer Software and Applications Conference, August 1997

Rubin, B.S., "Implementing Information Retrieval Using a Combined Object-Oriented Database/File System Paradigm," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

Rubin, B.S., "Using the SHORE Object-Oriented Database/File System Paradigm for Information Retrieval," University of Wisconsin-Madison Technical Report 1269, 1995

Rubin, B.S., "Microprocessor Controlled Equipment Monitoring System," M.S. Thesis, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1985


"Landing a Top Job in 2017," WCCO TV Interview, May 6, 2017

"Tech Jobs 2017," WCCO Radio Interview, April 2, 2017

"Navigating the Technology Galaxies," Twin Cities Business Interview, June 20, 2014

"School of Engineering Announces New Master of Science Program in Data Science," UST Press Release, June 11, 2014

"Seven Things to Know About Hadoop," Technopedia Interview, April 7, 2014

"Graduate Programs in Software Launches Center of Excellence for Big Data," UST Press Release, April 18, 2012

"Ask a Consultant," in Minneapolis Star-Tribune, May 4, 2008

"Computer Security Class Immensely Popular," in U of Minnesota ECE Department Signals, Spring 2003

"Wireless Poised to Go Mainstream," TechLink Interview, May 11, 2002

"Tapping Into a Wireless World," Los Angeles Times Interview, February 11, 2002

"Snoop Stopper," St. Paul Pioneer Press Interview, December 23, 2001

"Imation to develop Jiro Technology for Sun storage products," SearchStorage, May 4, 2000

"Sun Microsystems and Imation Announce Plans for Development of Jiro Technology-Enabled Storage Applications," Business Wire, May 2, 2000

"Final Exams Loom for Holographic Memory," EE Times, August 31, 1999

"Optical Storage: Devices and Applications," System/3X & AS World Interview, September 1989

"Visions for Optical Storage," News 3X/400 Magazine Interview, September 1989


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