Faiz Currim

Senior Lecturer in MIS
Assistant Director, INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics


Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • Data Modeling
  • Temporal and spatial data management
  • Data security and privacy
  • Healthcare data management
  • XML Schema

Current Research


MIS 531 Enterprise Data Management
MIS 304 Using and Managing Information Systems
MIS 111L Computers & Internetworked Society Lab
MIS 307 Business Data Communications
MIS 331 Data Management

Selected Publications

  • Ram, S., Wang Y., Currim, F. & Currim, S. (2015)  Using Big Data for Predicting Freshmen Retention. International Conference on Information Systems.
  • Currim, S., Ram, S., Durcikova, A., & Currim, F. (2014) Using a knowledge learning framework to predict errors. Information Systems, 40, 11-31.           
  • Hylock, R. & Currim, F. (2013).  A maintenance centric approach to the view selection problem. Information Systems, 38 (7), 971-987.      
  • Ram, S. & Currim, F. (2012) Modeling spatial and temporal set-based constraints during conceptual database design. Information Systems Research, 23(1), 109-128.         
  • Currim, F., Currim, S. A., Dyreson, C., Snodgrass, T.R., Thomas, S., & Zhang, R. (2012). Adding Temporal Constraints to XML Schema. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 24(8), 1-19.
  • Jo, I., Jung, E., Currim, F., & Yeom, H. Y. (2012). Safe & efficient privacy-policy enforcement on hadoop. Information Journal, 15(4), April.
  • Lu, D. F., Currim, F., Street, W. N., Hylock, R., & Delaney, C. (2013). A data modeling process for decomposing healthcare patient data sets. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 13(1), February.
  • Currim, F., & Ram, S. (2008). Conceptually modeling windows and bounds for space and time in database constraints. Communications of the ACM, November.
  • Dyreson, C., Snodgrass, R. T., Currim, F., Currim, S., & Joshi, S. (2008). Validating quicksand: Schema versioning in τXSchema. Data and Knowledge Engineering, 65(2), May.
  • Dyreson, C., Snodgrass, R. T., Currim, F., Currim, S., & Joshi, S. (2007). Weaving temporal and reliability aspects into a schema tapestry. Data and Knowledge Engineering, 63(3), December.
  • Xiao, X., Jung, E. & Currim, F. (2008). Quips, MD: Query Information Privacy and Security, for Medical Data”. Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems.

Professional Associations

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)