Hadoop, big data, computer security, information retrieval, quantum computation.
Brad Rubin is an Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul in the Graduate Programs in Software department where he teaches Big Data Architecture, Software Analysis and Design, Computer Security, and Advanced Computer Security. Most recently, he is pursuing a research agenda using the Hadoop ecosystem.
Previously, he spent 14 years with IBM in Rochester, MN, working on all facets of the AS/400 hardware and software development, starting with its first release. He was a key player in IBM's move to embrace the Java platform, and was lead architect of IBM's largest Java application, a business application framework product called San Francisco (now part of WebSphere). He was also chief technology officer for the Data Storage and Information Management division of Imation Corp., as well as the leader of its R&D organization.
Dr. Rubin has degrees in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He holds five patents and four invention disclosures, has authored many research and trade publications, consults, and is a frequent speaker on technology topics.
Courses taught at UST:
Software Analysis and Design -- SEIS 635
Computer Security -- SEIS 720
Advanced Computer Security -- SEIS 721
Big Data Architecture -- SEIS 736
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana B.S. Computer Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana