LAIV Members

This page lists LAIV members, students and friends. If you wish to sign up for LAIV mailing list, please contact Daniel Kienitz. LAIV’s slack is https://dsg-laiv.slack.com . LAIV’s github is https://github.com/laiv-research

LAIV Academics:

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Prof. Ekaterina Komendantskaya, Lab Lead,
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: ek19@hw.ac.uk Ext: 8283

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Dr Rob Stewart, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: R.Stewart@hw.ac.uk Ext: 4183
Dr Lilia Georgieva,
Assistant Professor in Computer Science, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: L.Georgieva@hw.ac.uk Ext: 8159
Prof. Andrew Ireland, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Email: a.ireland.hw.ac.uk Ext: 3409
Dr Michael Lones, Associate Professor in Computer Science, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: m.lones@hw.ac.uk Ext: 8434
Dr Hans-Wolfgang Loidl, Associate Professor in Computer Science, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: h.w.loidl@hw.ac.uk Ext: 3421
Dr Wei Pang, Associate Professor in Computer Science, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: W.Pang@hw.ac.uk

LAIV Postdoctoral Researchers:

Daniel Kienitz, Email: dk50@hw.ac.uk Researcher in VETSS project CONVENER: Continuous Verification of Neural Networks.
Wen Kokke, Email: wen.kokke@gmail.com Researcher in VETSS project CONVENER: Continuous Verification of Neural Networks.
Wenjun Wang, Email: Wenjun.Wang@hw.ac.uk Researcher in EPSRC project New Industrial Systems: Manufacturing Immortality.

LAIV PhD students:

Kirsty Duncan,
PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU, Email: krd1@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Verification of Neural Networks Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Stewart

Daniel Kienitz,
PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: dk50@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Verification of Neural Networks Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Lones
Yingfang Yuan
PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: yyy2@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: AutoML and Graph Neural Networks Supervisors: Pang, Chantler, Coghill (external)
Alasdair Hill,
PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: ath7@hw.ac.uk Research topic: Verification of AI Planning languages
Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Petrick

LAIV MSc Students:

Alexandre Cardaillac ,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: ac229@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Explainable AI: Methods to Evaluate Machine Learning Models Supervisor: Komendantskaya
Marco Cassadio,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: mc248@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Generative versus logical training against adversarial attacks Supervisor: Komendantskaya
Hugo Cousin, MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU, Email: hc73@hw.ac.uk Research topic: High-Performance Analysis for Social Networks in Rust. Supervisor: H.-W.Loidl
Fraser Garrow,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: fg28@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Evolutionary Algorithms For Neural Network Robustness
Supervisor: Michael Lones
Bartosz Schatton,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: bps2@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Verification of Neural Networks for Medical Images Supervisor: Komendantskaya

Dorian Gouzou, MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: dg67@hw.ac.uk
Topic: Bio-Inspired Computing
Supervisor: Michael Lones
Vincent Larcher,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: vl17@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Generation of Adversarial Attacks on Computer Vision Models with Deep Reinforcement Learning
Supervisor: Komendantskaya
Thomas Gey ,
MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: tg106@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Neural Architecture Search for CNN and its variants using Ant Colony Optimization 
Supervisor: Wei Pang

LAIV Friends and Collaborators:

David Aspinall, Security and Privacy Research Group, Edinburgh University. Topic of collaboration: Security for AI
Robert Atkey, Mathematically Structured Programming Group, Strathclyde University. Topic of collaboration: Types and Programming Languages
Henning Basold, Universteit Leiden.
Topic of research collaboration: Types, Coinduction and Semantics of Programming languages
Mark Lawson, Mathematics Department, Heriot-Watt University. Topic of Collaboration: Mathematical Logic.
Manuel Maarek, Security Group, Heriot-Watt University. Topic of research collaboration: Security
Ron Petrick, Edinburgh Center for Robotics and Heriot-Watt University.
Topic of research collaboration: Verification of AI Planning
John Power, Macquarie University. Topic of Collaboration: Semantics of Programming Languages
Sasa Radomirovic, Security Group, Heriot-Watt University. Topic of Collaboration: Security
Verena Rieser, NLP Lab, Heriot-Watt University. Topic of collaboration: Verification for NLP

Joe Wells, ULTRA group, Heriot-Watt University.
Topic of research collaboration: Verification of AI Planning

LAIV Alumni:

Pascal Bacchus, MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University. Research topic: Performance Metrics for Approximate Deep Learning on Programmable Hardware
Supervisors: Stewart and Komendantskaya
Frantisek Farka, PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU, Email: ffarka@gmail.com
Research topic: Proof Relevant Resolution and Type Inference
Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Hammond
Pierre Le Hen, MSc student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University.
Research topic: Verification of Neural Networks: DLV Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Stewart
Yue Li, PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU, Email: yl55@hw.ac.uk
Research topic: Coinduction in Logic Programming Supervisors: Komendantskaya and Lawson
Ashwin Rajendran,
MSc Masterclass student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU.
Email: ar111@hw.ac.uk Masterclass topic: Z3 API in Python and its use in Neural Net Verification Supervisor: Komendantskaya
Dmitry Rozplokhas, JetBrains MSc student: visiting student at LAIV. Topic of research collaboration: Coinduction in relational programming
Daniel Kienitz, PhD student, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, HWU. Email: dk50@hw.ac.uk Research topic: Robustness of Neural Networks: Understanding the Nature of Adversarial Examples Supervisor: Komendantskaya