Selected Service and Awards
General Chair for POPL ‘24, the 50th Annual ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages, London, in January 2024
Director of the Research Institute on Verified Trustworthy Software Systems (VeTSS), 2017-2023.
Organiser of the Isaac Newton Institute six-week summer programme on `Verified Software’, 2022.
Director of the Research Institute in Automated Program Analysis and Verification, 2013-2016
Chair of the Awards Committee of the BCS Academy of Computing for the Lovelace medal (senior) and the Roger Needham award (mid-career) for computer science, 2013-2016
Organiser of the Royal Society Discussion and Scientific meeting on 'Verified Trustworthy Software Systems', Apr 2016
Co-organiser of the UK Cyber Security Research Conference 2015 by the Science of Cyber Security, Automated Program Analysis and Verification, and Trustworthy Industrial Control Systems Research Institutes, Oct 2015
Co-organiser of the Concurrency Workshop at Imperial, Jul 2015
Organiser of the Fourth Workshop on Formal Methods And Tools for Security (FMATS4) at Microsoft Research, Jun 2015
Organiser of a Dagstuhl 2015 meeting on 'Concurrent Verification' with Lars Birkedal, Derek Dryer and Zhong Shao
Co-organiser of the Joint Annual Conference for the Science of Cyber Security, and Automated Analysis and Verification Research Institutes, Oct 2014
Co-organiser of the Third Workshop on Formal Methods And Tools for Security (FMATS3) at Microsoft Research, May 2014
Invited participant to a Dagstuhl on 'Scripting Languages', 2014Organiser of the informal workshop on concurrency verification with Derek Dryer, associated with POPL 2014
Organiser of Luca Cardelli's 60th birthday celebrations with Martin Abadi, Andy Gordon and Radu Mardare, Sep 2014
Member of the Steering committees for ETAPS (2013-2016), PLMW, DBPL
Editor for the Journal on Foundations and Trends in Programming Languages
Co-chair of ESOP 2013, DBPL 2009, Chair of Concur 2004
Program Committee member of many major conferences such as POPL, LICS, OOPSLA, ESOP, CONCUR
Committee member for Royal Society International Fellowship scheme, 2010-2012
Member of EPSRC College between 1999-2009
Invited participant of the Dagstuhl seminar on `Synergies among Testing, Verification and Repair for Concurrent Programsâ, May
`The Fiction of Separationâ, invited talk, Workshop on Trends in Concurrency Theory (TRENDS 2016), CONCUR, Quebec, August.
`A Concurrent Specification of POSIXâ, invited talk and participant at the IFIP WG 1.9/2.15 "Verified Softwareâ, Montauban, France, October.
`Fine-grained Reasoning about Concurrencyâ, UPMC Informatics Colloquium (Distinguished Seminar Series), Paris, France, February.