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STAFF — Nir Piterman

G13Computer Science Building
Department of Computer Science,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
LE1 7RH.

T: +44 116 252 3813 (Office)
F: +44 116 252 3604 (not personal)

Research Interests

My research interests include formal verification and automata theory. I have worked (and still am) on model checking of various types of systems, different aspects of temporal logic, as well as synthesis and game solving. I am also working on applications of formal methods to biological modeling.

Publications CV

Short Bio

I completed my PhD in 2005 at the Weizmann Institute of Science under the supervision of Amir Pnueli.
Between 2005-2007 I was a postdoc in Tom Henzinger's group in the Ecoloe Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne.
Between 2007-2010 I was a research Fellow in Imperial College London working with Michael Huth.
I joined the University of Leicester in 2010 as a Lecturer and was promoted to Reader in 2012.

PhD Students

Heidy Khlaaf
Alexey Bakhirkin
Dr Jim Kou (Thesis July 2013)
Dr Nicolas D'Ippolito (Thesis March 2013).
Dr Daniel Wagner (Thesis October 2010).

Looking for a PhD position?
Check out this list of topics I'm interested in or just get in touch.





I am an editor of Acta Informatica.


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