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|Institutions||University of Edinburgh|
|Alma mater||University of York (B.A. 1985)
Lehigh University (M.Sc. 1987)
University of Edinburgh (Ph.D. 1994)
|Thesis||A Compositional Approach to Performance Modelling (1994)|
|Doctoral advisor||Robert J. Pooley
|Doctoral students||Isabel Rojas
|Notable awards||Roger Needham award (2004)|
Hillston received a BA in Mathematics from the University of York in 1985, an MSc in Mathematics from Lehigh University in the USA in 1987 and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh in 1994, where she spent her subsequent academic career. Her thesis won one of the BCS/CPHC Distinguished Dissertation Awards for 1995 and has been published by Cambridge University Press. She has been an EPSRC Research Fellow (1994–1995), lecturer (1995–2001), reader (2001–2006) and now professor since 2006. She is a member of the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science at Edinburgh.
Jane Hillston has worked on stochastic process algebras. In particular, she has developed the PEPA process algebra. In 2004, she received the first Roger Needham Award at the Royal Society in London. In March 2007 she was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
- Jane Hillston at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Dr Jane Hillston : Past winners : Roger Needham Award : BCS, British Computer Society, 2004.
- Professor Jane Hillston Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh School of Informatics, 2007.
- Fellows Elected March 2007 — Induction Images, The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2007.
- Jane Hillston's home page
- Official web page
- LFCS web page
- List of publications from the DBLP Bibliography Server
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