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Dr. David Maier

maier at cs dot pdx dot edu

(503) 725 2406

Dept. of Computer Science

Portland State University

PO Box 751

Portland, OR  97207-0751


1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 115-14

Portland, OR 97201

Current Travel Schedule:


Maseeh Professor of Emerging Technologies

Department of Computer Science
Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science
Portland State University

Joint appointments:

Visiting Professor, Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiolgy, School of Medicine, OHSU

Recent Courses:

CS 486/586 Introduction to Database Management Systems Fall 2018

CS 410/510 Cloud and Cluster Data Management Spring 2018

CS 569 Scholarship Skills Winter 2019

Contribute to the Richard Kieburtz Memorial Graduate Fellowship.


I was a General Chair for the 2020 SIGMOD/PODS Conference, in (virtual) Portland, Oregon.

I am part of the Data and Information Management Laboratory (Datalab) at PSU.

The Database Reading Group has been meeting more or less weekly for about 25 years, first at OGI and now at PSU. We currently meet Fridays at 10:00-11:30am, and welcome participation by anyone on a regular or occasional basis. Instructions for signing up are on the group web page.

Research areas I work in include:


Portland State is a participant in the Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data

·         The Three C’s of Big Data Applications

·         Toward a Common Programming Model for Big Data

·         ISTC—Big Data


Slides for tutorial on Dataspaces (with Alon Halevy) from VLDB 2008

·         Day 1

·         Day 2

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University, 1978

My Vita

Publication List:

My list of publications from Michael Ley's DBLP bibliography server at University of Trier, Germany. Last I checked, I have 385 co-authors.


Citation list at Google Scholar.

Co-author graph at Microsoft Research (requires Silverlight).


Just out: Datalog: Concepts, History and Outlook, David Maier, Tunkay Tekle, Michael Kifer, David S. Warren


The best paper I never published.


Online scanned version of The Theory of Relational Databases.

Winning CIDR Jeopardy (January 2007), Jim Gray, scorekeeper. [Photo courtesy of Hamid Pirahesh]

Fun Stuff


Last updated 19 December 2020