University of Leicester


photo of Artur Boronat

STAFF — Artur Boronat  DEA, PhD, AHEA

Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Programmes (CS,SE)
Informatics Building
Department of Informatics,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
LE1 7RH.



Artur is a lecturer at the School of Informatics of the University of Leicester (UK). He obtained his BSc degree in Computer Science in 2002 (Ingeniero en Informática), with an award from Bancaixa/Bancaja for the final year project on data migration. He wrote his Master thesis DEA in 2004 and obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2007 (Doctor Cum Laude) from the Technical University of València (UPV). He has been a visiting researcher at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC, USA) and at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC, Spain). In 2007, he joined the University of Leicester (UK) as lecturer. Since 2018, he is Director of Undergraduate Programmes (Computer Science and Software Engineering).

His research interests revolve around:

  • agile software development for the cloud using JVM technology and applications in healthcare and industry 4.0;
  • design and implementation of DSLs using model-driven software development and type theory;
  • application of AI technology and formal methods in the intersection of the two areas above.

Artur has secured funding from Innovate UK for developing manufacturing software infrastructure in the food industry (2018-2019). He is the technical lead of the Informatics team in the ESA-funded project Personalised Space Technology Exercise Platform (P-STEP) (2021-2023).

He is a founding member of the EPSRC-funded MDENet: the expert network for Model-Driven Engineering.

Further information

Additional information about my research and teaching activities can be found at my personal page:

Author: Artur Boronat (
© University of Leicester 15 March 2021. Last modified: 15th March 2021, 15:41:34
Informatics Web Maintainer. Any opinions expressed on this page are those of the author.