Lane P. Hughston (born 24 December 1951 in Corpus Christi, Texas) is an American mathematician.
Early life and education
Lane P. Hughston was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, and raised in Dallas, Texas, where he attended J. J. Pershing Elementary School, Benjamin Franklin Junior High School, and Hillcrest High School. He is the son of Edward Wallace Hughston and Joan Palmer Hughston. He holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar and a student of Roger Penrose. While he was a student at Oxford he was based at Magdalen College.
After obtaining his doctorate he held a Junior Research Fellowship at Wolfson College, Oxford, and then was Fellow and Tutor in Applied Mathematics at Lincoln College, Oxford.
Later, he worked as a financial engineer at Robert Fleming & Co. Limited, London, and at Merrill Lynch, London, and then as professor of financial mathematics at King's College London, as professor of mathematics