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Ghita Amor-Tijani

Assistant Teaching Professor

Ghita Amor-Tijani


Office Location

105-107 Forsyth Street
132E Nightingale Hall
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Ghita Amor-Tijani, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

  • Information retrieval
  • Cross-lingual information retrieval
  • Data mining
  • Databases


  • PhD in Computer Science, The George Washington University
  • MS in Computer Science, The George Washington University
  • BS in General Engineering, Alakhawayn University, Morocco


Ghita Amor-Tijani is an assistant teaching professor in the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. Amor-Tijani analyzes the different approaches taken to solve problems with word-by-word translation using online dictionaries. She works on designing and implementing techniques to improve the efficiency of an Arabic-English CLIR system

Prior to joining Northeastern, Amor-Tijani taught a number of computer science courses at Wentworth Institute of Technology and the University of Rhode Island. Her research interests include further exploring various methods to enhance information retrieval systems.

About me:

What is your educational background?

In 2008, I received my PhD in Computer Science from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., after earning an MS in Computer Science from there in 2001. My bachelor’s in general engineering, with a concentration in software engineering, came from Alakhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco.

What courses do you teach?

  • CS1100: Computer Science and its Applications
  • CS1800: Discrete Structures
  • IS1500: Introduction to Web Development
  • CS3200: Database Design
  • CS5200: Database Management Systems
  • CS1802: Seminar