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Details of LFCS members.

 Academic staff

Jane Hillston
  • Quantitative formal modelling
  • Markov processes and performance modelling
  • Process algebra
  • Fluid approximation techniques
  • Spatial modelling
  • Collective adaptive systems
Stuart Anderson Stuart Anderson
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  • Design and analysis of dependable systems
  • Formal proof in systems  development

 

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Myrto Arapinis

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  • Verification of cryptographic protocols: verification of security properties, detection of attacks, formal models, protocol composition
  • Privacy in mobile telephony, electronic voting, statistical databases

David Aspinall
David Aspinall
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  • Computer security (particularly proof-carrying code)
  • Type systems for specification and programming languages 
  • Proof development environments
 
Julian Bradfield Julian Bradfield
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  • Modal and temporal logics 
  • Model-checking, concurrency, independence logics, descriptive complexity and set theory
  • UML and modelling languages
Peter Buneman
Peter Buneman
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  • Databases: data models, query languages, semistructured data, data provenance, databases and programming languages
  • Programming languages: functional programming and type systems 
  • Bioinformatics and scientific databases
  • Mathematical phylogeny
James Cheney James Cheney
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  • Programming languages
  • Logic
  • Scientific databases
  • Provenance
  • Verification
No photo Mary Cryan
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  • Randomized algorithms, especially algorithms for sampling and counting
  • Learning theory
  • Algorithms for computational biology
 
No photo Vincent Danos
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  • Foundational approaches to quantitative biology 
  • Syntaxes for representing, modelling, and understanding large protein networks
  • Concurrent and stochastic systems
Ilias Diakonikolas
Ilias Diakonikolas
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  • Algorithms
  • Computational Complexity
  • Learning
  • Game Theory
KoushaE Kousha Etessami
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In general, theoretical computer science.
More specifically:
  • Automated verification, logic, algorithms and computational complexity theory, algorithmic game theory, equilibrium computation, analysis of probabilistic systems, Markov decision processes, stochastic games, automata theory, model checking, analysis of infinite-state systems, finite model theory and descriptive complexity.
WenfeiF Wenfei Fan
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  • Database theory and systems: data integration, data quality, query languages, database security, XML, distributed query processing, integrity constraints, and applications
  • Web services: models, verification, composition and aggregation
  • Logic and computation
No photo Michael Fourman
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  • Formal models of digital systems
  • System-design tools
  • Proof assistants
  • Categorical semantics
  • Propositional planning
Stephen Gilmore
Stephen Gilmore
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  • Formal methods of program development
  • Formal specifications
  • Software engineering
  • Concurrent systems
Andrew D. Gordon
Andrew D. Gordon
  • Computer security
  • Programming languages and their semantics and logics
  • Probabilistic programming for machine learning


Paul Jackson
Paul Jackson
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  • Mechanical theorem proving
  • Reactive systems
  • Linear temporal logic
No photo Kyriakos Kalorkoti
  • Computational complexity 
  • Computer algebra
  • Decision problems in group theory
Elham Kashefi
Elham Kashefi
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  • Verification of Quantum Technology
  • Quantum Interactive Proof Systems
  •  Delegated Quantum Computing
  • Experimental Implementation of Quantum Protocols
  • Foundation of Quantum Mechanics
  • Quantum Parallel Computing
  •  New Models for Quantum Computing
Leonid Libkin
Leonid Libkin
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  • Databases
  • Applications of logic in computer science

 


No photo John Longley
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  • Higher type computability
  • Semantics of programming languages 
  • Program verification
Sebastian Maneth
Sebastian Maneth
  • Databases
  • Automata Theory and Applications
  • Data Compression
Richard Mayr
Richard Mayr
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  • Automated verification
  • Automata and temporal logic
  • Model-checking and semantic equivalence checking
  • Formal verification of real-time and probabilistic systems
  • Infinite-state Markov chains
  • Stochastic games
Gordon Plotkin
Gordon Plotkin
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Applications of logic, especially:
  • The denotational and operational semantics of programming languages 
  • Type-theory
  • Domain-theoretic and categorical analyses of computation
  • General proof theory
  • The semantics of natural language
  • Process calculi and computational biology
Ajitha Rajan Ajitha Rajan
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Software engineering with particular focus on;
  • Software Testing (test generation, coverage metrics, test oracles, regression testing)
  • Analysis of concurrent programs including CUDA/OpenCL programs 
  • Software complexity metrics and their applications
  • Cost models for testing and maintenance
DonS Donald Sannella
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  • Algebraic specification and formal software development
  • Correctness of modular systems
  • Types and functional programming
  • Resource certification for mobile code
Rahul Santhanam
Rahul Santhanam
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  • Computational complexity theory and applications to cryptography
  • Game theory and learning theory
  • Algorithms
Rik Sarkar
Rik Sarkar 
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  • Networks
  • Protocols 
  • Algorithms
  • Mobile computing
  • Sensor networks
  • Geometry
No photo Alex Simpson
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  • Category theory
  • Domain theory 
  • Logic
  • Type theory
No photo Alan Smaill
  • Constructive logics and non-realist semantics
  • Reflection principles and their application within automated reasoning systems
  • Theorem proving in relation to programming

Ian Stark
Ian Stark
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  • Semantics of computation,
  • Functional programming
  • Concurrency
  • Category theory
  • Domain theory
Perdita Stevens
Perdita Stevens 
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  • Software engineering
  • Concurrency
  • Logic
  • Verification

 

No photo Colin Stirling
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  • Models of concurrent computation, 
  • Modal and temporal logics
  • Verification of program properties
Stratis Viglas Stratis Viglas 
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  • Database systems
  • Query optimisation
  • Data stream processing
  • Database theory
  • XML 
  • Peer-to-peer networks
Philip Wadler Philip Wadler
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  • Programming languages
  • Functional programming
  • Lambda calculus
  • Propositions-as-types
  • Integrating static and dynamic typing
  • Integrating queries into programming languages
  • Session types and linear logic
  • Web programming
  • Haskell, Erlang, F#, Java, Links, LINQ, Scala, XML, XQuery
Petros Wallden
Petros Wallden
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  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Cryptography
  • Quantum Information Theory
  • Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Quantum Gravity

 

 

Research staff

 

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Brian Campbell
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Garrett Morris

Garrett Morris
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Matteo Cavaliere
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James McKinna
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Adel Noureddine
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Wei Chen





Roland Perera
Roly Perera
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Fredrik Dahlqvist





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Daniel Reijsbergen
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No photo Andrew Drucker
Nassim Seghir Nassim Seghir
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No photo Diego Figueira

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Vashti Galpin


Vashti Galpin
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Alistair Stewart




No photo Ilias Garnier
Andrea Weisse
Andrea Weisse
Tobias Heindel
Tobias Heindel
No photo Christopher Williams
No photo Sam Lindley
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Postgraduate Students

 

Danel Ahman Danel Ahman
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Supervisors:
Gordon Plotkin
Alex Simpson

No photo Benedict Kavanagh
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Supervisors:
James Cheney
Philip Wadler
Cristina Alexandru Cristina Alexandru

Supervisors:
Stuart Anderson
Perdita Stevens
Brian McKinstry

 Karoliina Lehtinen Karoliina Lehtinen

Supervisors:
Julian Bradfield
Sandra Quickert
Ricardo Almeida Ricardo Almeida

Supervisors:
Kousha Etessami
Richard Mayr

No photo Kristjan Liiva

Supervisors:
Paul Jackson
Grant Passmore
No photo Maria Astefanoaei

Supervisors:
Rik Sarkar
Mahesh Marina

Howard Lin Zhengshuai (Howard) Lin

Supervisors:
Stuart Anderson
Brian McKinstry
Christopher Banks Christopher Banks
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Supervisors:
Jane Hillston
Ian Stark

 No photo Mark MacGillivray

Supervisors:
Stuart Anderson
Mark Hartswood
Yang Cao Yang Cao
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Supervisors:
Wenfei Fan
Leonid Libkin

 No photo Fabian Nagel

Supervisors:
Stratis Viglas
Christophe Dubach
Andreas Chatzistergioy

Andreas Chatzistergiou

Supervisors:
Vijay Nagarajan
Stratis Viglas


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Shayan Najd Javadipour

Supervisors:
Philip Wadler
Sam Lindley
No photo Radu Ciobanu

Supervisor:
Richard Mayr

No photo Vladimir Nikishkin

Supervisors:
Ilias Diakonikolas
Rahul Santhanam
Hadi Daneshvar Hadi Daneshvar Farzanegan
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Supervisors:
Stuart Anderson
Robin Williams

 No photo Fabian Peternek

Supervisors:
Peter Buneman
Sebastian Maneth
Stefan Fehrenbach
Stefan Fehrenbach
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Supervisor:
James Cheney
Paul Anderson

Alireza Pourranjbar Alireza Pourranjbar

Supervisors:
Jane Hillston
Vashti Galpin
Cheng Feng Cheng Feng

Supervisors:
Jane Hillston
Gordon Plotkin

 No photo Pascal Schmitt

Supervisors:
Wenfei Fan
Stratis Viglas
Daniel Franzen Daniel Franzen

Supervisors:
David Aspinall
Ian Stark

 No photo Andrew Sogokon

Supervisors:
Paul Jackson
Jacques Fleuriot
No photo Weili Fu

Supervisor:
James Cheney

No photo Alistair Stewart

Supervisors:
Kousha Etessami
Richard Mayr
Anastasis Georgoulas

Anastasios Georgoulas
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Supervisors:
Jane Hillston
Guido Sanguinetti

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Marcin Szymczak


Supervisors:
David Aspinall
Andrew D. Gordon
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Nargess Ghahremani-Azghandi

Supervisors:
Julian Bradfield
Vincent Danos

 No photo Chao Tian

Supervisors:
Wenfei Fan
Leonid Libkin
Alexandru Gheorghiu photo Alexandru Gheorghiu

Supervisors:
Elham Kashefi
Myrto Arapinis

Patrick Totzke Patrick Totzke
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Supervisors:
Richard Mayr
Colin Stirling
 No photo Joseph Hallett

Supervisors:
David Aspinall
Bjoern Franke

 No photo Ludovica Luisa Vissat

Supervisor:
Jane Hillston
Jiansen He Jiansen He
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Supervisors:
Don Sannella
Philip Wadler

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Daifei Wang


Supervisors:
Wenfei Fan
Leonid Libkin
Ricardo Honorato Ricardo Honorato

Supervisors:
Vincent Danos
Gordon Plotkin

 No photo Jack Williams

Supervisors:
Phil Wadler
Sam Lindley
Ruizhe Huang Ruizhe Huang

Supervisors:
Wenfei Fan
Leonid Libkin

John Wilson-Kanamori
John Wilson-Kanamori

Supervisors:
Vincent Danos
Gordon Plotkin
No photo Theodoros Kapourniotis

Supervisors:
Rahul Santhanam
Elham Kashefi

Jingbo
Jingbo Xu
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Supervisor:
Wenfei Fan
Yota Katsikouli
Panagiota Katsikouli
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Supervisors:
Rik Sarkar
Mahesh Marina



 

Support Staff

 

Associate Members

 

Honorary Members

  • Christoph Lueth
  • John Power
  • Rod Burstall
  • Ewen Denney

Visitors

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