Director of Computer Science
- PhD in Computer Science, Sheffield Hallam University – United Kingdom
- BSc, Sheffield Hallam University – United Kingdom
Dr. Ian Gorton brings 25 years of experience to Northeastern, working in the software industry, academia, and government research and development labs, both in the U.S. and Australia. His research and development expertise lies in software architectures and technologies for scalable, big data systems in various scientific, engineering, and health-related domains.
He was previously a senior member of the technical staff at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. Prior to Carnegie Mellon, he served as a laboratory fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Lab.
He has published more than 150 research papers in refereed journals and is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society.