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Therapon Skoteiniotis

Part-Time Lecturer - Seattle


  • PhD in Computer Science, Northeastern University
  • MS in Computer Science, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Imperial College – London


Therapon Skoteiniotis holds a PhD in computer science from Northeastern University’s College of Computer Science. Before joining Northeastern as a lecturer, Skoteiniotis worked at Amazon on multiple areas including Amazon Retail, Amazon Android Appstore, and Builder Tools. Skoteiniotis’ main areas of interest cover software engineering and programming languages.

Research Areas

  • Programming Languages
  • Software Engineering

Field of research/teaching

Software Engineering and Programming Languages

What are the specifics of your educational background?

I earned my PhD in Computer Science from Northeastern University, my MS in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, and my BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Imperial College.

What is your research focus in a bit more detail?

Broadly speaking, my interests lie at the intersection of Software Engineering and Programming Languages, with the goal to develop technology that assists programmers design and implement large, complex and robust software systems.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

  • Intensive Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Managing Software Development
  • Operating Systems

What are the specifics of your industry experience?

Prior to returning to Northeastern to teach, I was at Amazon were I had the chance to work on various areas, e.g., on the Amazon Retail web site, the Amazon Android AppStore and Builder Tools.