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Dr. Ian Gorton

Northeastern University­—Seattle  ●  225 Terry Ave N,  Suite 300  ●  Seattle, WA 98109 

Dr. Ian Gorton strives to revolutionize graduate education, creating tailored pathways for students to achieve their career dreams. That’s why, as director of computer science programs at Northeastern University – Seattle, he leads the CS ALIGN program.

Computing is an essential element of nearly every human endeavor, and today’s computer scientists are solving many of the world’s most-important problems. It is imperative to this innovative work that a diverse pipeline of talent is developed from regional education institutes. The ALIGN program supports students from all backgrounds who are seeking opportunities in this competitive field. Dr. Gorton and Northeastern’s industry-driven education philosophy ensure students an experiential, real-world avenue to achieving successful careers.

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