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Brian Cross

Part-Time Lecturer - Seattle


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Brian Cross, 401 Terry Ave.
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000


  • MS in Computer Science, University of Washington
  • BS in Computer Science, California Polytechnic State University


Simi Valley, CA

Field of research/teaching

Software Engineering

What are the specifics of your educational background?

I have a BS in Computer Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, CA and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Washington.

What is your research focus in a bit more detail? Is your current research path what you always had in mind for yourself, or has it evolved somewhat? If so, how/why?

I have a broad spectrum of interests which has had me working in such areas API design, user experiences and developer efficiency.

What are the specifics of your industry experience?

I have worked at Microsoft as a Software Engineer for over 20 years designing and implementing developer APIs, user experiences, Windows services, and productivity tools for Windows Phone and Windows.