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Saeed Rahimi

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Computer Sciences, University of Minnesota


Database Management Systems, Big Data, NoSQL, Distributed Databases, Web Design and Development.

Teaching Experience:

Dr. Rahimi has taught courses in Database Management Systems, Management Information Systems, Big Data, NoSQL, CASE technologies, Data Modeling, Database Modeling, Database Administration, distributed databases, system simulation and operating systems at the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota for over 15 years.

Industry Experience:

Held numerous technical and managerial positions for the past 25 years. Conducted research and development of database and communications technologies for integrating distributed databases and computer systems. Known as an authority in databases, distributed database management systems, data modeling, database design and implementation.

Consulting Experience:

Has consulted with many fortune 1000 companies in the areas of database design and implementation, data warehousing, meta-data management, computer aided design and development, web design and development, Java, XML, XSLT, web services and distributed systems. Example clients include, Microsoft, Sybase, department of defense, army, American Family insurance, Allstate, Prairie Island Power Plant, and others.


Written numerous technical publications and co-authored the Book "Distributed Database Management Systems" for the IEEE Press. Have presented many full day tutorials for IEEE and ACM conferences. Have presented papers on database modeling, distribution and design in numerous national and international conferences sponsored by IEEE, ACM, Very Large Databases (VLDB), the Computer Society and other professional conferences.

Courses taught at UST:

Database Management Systems  and Design -- SEIS 630
Distributed Database Management Systems -- SEIS 730
Data Administration Concepts -- SEIS 733
Big Data ArchitectureManagement -- SEIS 737

Academic History:

Ph.D., Computer Sciences, University of Minnesota, 1980,
M.S., Computer Sciences, University of Minnesota, 1978,
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Arya Mehr University, 1972.

Fall 2020 Courses

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J-Term 2021 Courses

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Spring 2021 Courses

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