Kevin Lano

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Kevin C. Lano (born 1963) is a British computer scientist.

Kevin Lano studied at the University of Reading, attaining a first class degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, and the University of Bristol where he completed his doctorate.[1] He was an originator of formal object-oriented techniques, and developed a combination of UML and formal methods[2] in a number of papers and books. He was one of the founders of the Precise UML group, who influenced the definition of UML 2.0.[citation needed] Lano published the book Advanced Systems Design with Java, UML and MDA (Butterworth-Heinemann, ISBN 0-7506-6496-7) in 2005. He is also the editor of UML 2 Semantics and Applications, published by Wiley in October 2009, among a number of computer science books.[3]

Lano was formerly a Research Officer at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory (now the Oxford University Department of Computer Science). He is a reader at the Department of Informatics at King's College London.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dr Kevin Lano". King's College. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Taibi, Toufik (2007). Design patterns formalization techniques. IGI. p. 377. ISBN 1-59904-219-3. 
  3. ^ "Books : "Kevin Lano"". UK: Amazon. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 

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