Robin Milner#

Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:69
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Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Positions Held
  • Milner first worked as a schoolteacher, then as a programmer at Ferranti, before entering academia at City University, London
  • He then held positions at Swansea University and Stanford University
  • 1973 Professor at the University of Edinburgh
  • Co-founder of the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS)
  • 1995 He returned to Cambridge as the head of the Computer Laboratory
  • 2009 SICSA Advanced Research Fellow and part-time Chair of Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh

Fields of Scholarship
  • Programming languages
  • Program verification
  • Logic for computable functions
  • Metalanguages for proof tactics
  • Calculus of communicating systems

Honours and Awards
  • 1988 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1988 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1991 ACM Turing Award
  • 1994 Fellow of the ACM
  • 2004 Royal Medal of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

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