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STAFF — Dr. Adwoa Donyina Hons. BSc. (University of Toronto 2007), MSc Distinction (University of Leicester 2008), PhD (University of Leicester 2011)

Associate Tutor
(Virtual Office)Computer Science Building
Department of Informatics,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester,
LE1 7RH.

E: ad353(at)le.ac.uk

About Me

I was born and raised in Toronto, Canada.
I presented my work to Her Majesty the Queen on 4 December 2008 Press Release ,Video footage and Photos

Education

I received an Honours BSc degree in Computer Science: Software Engineering [Specialist], at the University of Toronto in 2007. In recognition of my outstanding academic achievement and excellence, I was inducted into the Golden Key International Honours Society . Then, in 2008, I was awarded MSc (Distinction) in Advanced Software Engineering at the Department of Computer Science, University of Leicester, U.K. I completed my PhD at University of Leicester, United Kingdom on 1st October 2011. I am currently working at University of Leicester, Computer Science department as an Associate Tutor for Distance Learning MSc Programmes.
  • PhD Thesis: Adwoa Donyina. Stochastic Modelling and Analysis of Dynamic Human-Resource Allocation (StADy). University of Leicester, Computer Science Department. Thesis Oct 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/9915
  • MSc Dissertation:Adwoa Donyina. SAPIAN-VTHS (Virtual Teaching Hospital System) Electives networking project. University of Leicester, Computer Science Department. Masters Disertation Sept 2008.

Work

On 1 October 2012, I was appointed as an Associate Tutor for the Computer Science Distance Learning MSc Programme Department of Computer Science , University of Leicester. I previously worked at the Department of Computer Science , University of Leicester as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, during my doctorial studies (PhD) [2008-2011]

Teaching Winter 2013

  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7307 - Generative Development (Distance Learning)
  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7314 - Service Oriented Architecture (Distance Learning)

Teaching Fall 2012

  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7306 - System Reengineering (Distance Learning)
  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7315 - Advanced Web Technology (Distance Learning)
  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7317 - Domain Specific Language (Distance Learning)
  • Associate Tutor of Masters Degree Module: CO7308 - Software Measurement and Quality Assurance (Distance Learning)

Office Hours (Weeks 2-9, 11)

  • Day: Thursday
  • Time: 5 pm - 7 pm GMT
  • Location: Skype

Office Hours (Weeks 10)

  • Day: Friday 7 December
  • Time: 5 pm - 7 pm GMT
  • Location: Skype

Teaching 2010/2011

Office Hours (Weeks 5-10 only)

  • Day: Monday
  • Time: 13:00-14:00
  • Location: CW Cityside Lab (CW301 Help desk)
  • Day: Wednesday
  • Time: 11:00-12:00
  • Location: CW Cityside Lab (CW301 Help desk)

Teaching 2009/2010


Teaching 2008/2009


Publications

  • Adwoa Donyina. Stochastic Modelling and Analysis of Dynamic Human-Resource Allocation (StADy). University of Leicester, Computer Science Department. Thesis Oct 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/2381/9915
  • Adwoa Donyina and Reiko Heckel. Modelling Flexible Human Resource Allocation by Stochastic Graph Transformation. Post-Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Graph Transformation - Doctoral Symposium (ICGT-DS 2010) ECEASST Journal (1863-2122), Volume 38/2011.
  • Adwoa Donyina and Reiko Heckel. Flexible Behaviour of Human Actors in Distributed Workflows. In proceedings of the 17th Conference on "Communication in Distributed Systems 2011" (KiVS'11) in Kiel, Germany (March, 8-11, 2011). As a special issue of the ECEASST Journal (ISSN 1863-2122), Volume 37/2011, pages 134-145. Workshop WiVS ``Flexible Workflows in Distributed Systems" Workshops der wissenschaftlichen Konferenz Kommunikation in Verteilten Systemen 2011 (WowKiVS 2011) http://vsis-www.informatik.uni-hamburg.de/events/wivs/slides/AdwoaWiVs-v4.pdf
  • Adwoa Donyina. Stochastic Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Resource Allocation. Fifth International Conference on Graph Transformation Doctoral Symposium (ICGT-DS 2010) University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands 27 September - 2 October, 2010. Graph Transformations Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2010, Volume 6372/2010, pages 388-390.
  • Adwoa Donyina and Reiko Heckel. Formal Visual Modeling of Human Agents in Service Oriented Systems. In 2009 Fourth South-East European Workshop on Formal Methods (SEEFM'09), pages 25-32, Los Alamitos, CA, USA, 2009. IEEE Computer Society.
  • Microsoft Academic Research: Author Profile

Conferences/Workshops


Research Interest

All aspects of Software Engineering in particular:
  • Graph Transformations
  • Software-Oriented Architectures
  • Domain Specific Languages
  • Agent-Based Systems
  • Business process modeling in particular BPEL4People, WS-HumanTask and BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation)

Volunteer

PhD Student Representative (2008-2010) for the Department of Computer Science , University of Leicester.
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