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Distinguished Lectures

With the SnT Distinguished Lectures, we bring eminent researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to Luxembourg to speak on topics of broad interest.

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Don't bet on your random number generator - 31 March, 2017

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Philip B. Stark, University of California, Berkeley. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: 31 March, 2017
Time: 15:00
Venue: Room E004/005, Ground floor, JFK Building, 29, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg

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Analysis of Program Binaries for Vulnerability Detection and Patching - January 6, 2017

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Abhik Roychoudhury, National University of Singapore. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: January 6, 2017
Time: 11:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Dynamic Analyses and Their Security Applications - November 30, 2016

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Xiangyu Zhang, Purdue University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 30, 2016
Time:14:15
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Engineering in Cyber Resiliency: A Pragmatic but Not Perfect Approach - November 11, 2016

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. William H. Sanders, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 11, 2016
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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String Analysis for Vulnerability Detection and Repair - July 21, 2016

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Tevfik Bultan from University of California, Santa Barbara. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: July 21, 2016
Time: 15:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Analytics on Graphs with Trillions of Edges - February 5, 2016

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Will Zwaenepoel from the School of Computer and Communication Sciences EPFL.  The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please, feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: February 5, 2015
Time: 17:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Effective Reuse across Many Variants of Software Systems - a new Paradigm for Evolvable Product Lines - November 26, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Alexander Egyed, Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz, Austria. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please, feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 26, 2015
Time: 17:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Recent Advances in Search Based Software Testing and Genetic Improvement - October 8, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Mark Harman from the University College London. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please, feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: October 8, 2015
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Post-Snowden Cryptography - June 11, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Adi Shamir, Weizmann Institute. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: June 11, 2015
Time: 10:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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What's in a game of cards? Options for programming mobile systems in CSP - June 9, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Bill Roscoe, Oxford University. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: June 9, 2015
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Towards Effective Software and Systems Traceability - March 20, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Jane Cleland-Huang, DePaul University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: March 20, 2015
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Serious Data, Serious Mining - February 24, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Bart De Moor, ESAT-STADIUS KU Leuven. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: February 24, 2015
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Monitoring Policy Compliance - April 28, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. David Basin, ETH Zurich. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: April 28, 2015
Time: 14:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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On Software Engineering for Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing - February 10, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Bashar Nuseibeh, Open University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: February 10, 2015
Time: 14:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Privacy in Tomorrow's Internet - January 20, 2015

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Michael Backes, University of Saarland. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: January 20, 2015
Time: 11:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Building dependable situation-aware software: how to self-adapt to environment changes - October 7, 2014

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Carlo Ghezzi, Politecnico di Milano. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: October 7, 2014
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Automated Debugging: Are We There Yet? - June 30, 2014

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Alex Orso, Georgia Institute of Technology. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: June 30, 2014
Time: 14:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Model-based Testing in the Era of Web 2.0 - June 13, 2014

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Paolo Tonella, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK),Trento. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: June 13, 2014
Time: 10:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Exploiting intrinsic redundancy to increase software reliability - May 7, 2014

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Mauro Pezzè, University of Lugano. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: May 7, 2014
Time: 15:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Big Data, Big Brother, and Social Science - February 20, 2014

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Ralph Schroeder, Oxford Internet Institute. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: February 20, 2014
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room C016 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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The Secrets of Automated Reasoning - November 28, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Christoph Weidenbach, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbruecken.

The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 28, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Infinite Capacity? - November 18, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 18, 2013
Time: 14:00
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Privacy, Europe, Law. Choose two out of three? - December 12, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Nikolaus Forgó, University of Hanover. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: December 12, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Can we protect protocols against attacks that have not been invented yet? - April 11, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. David Naccache, Pantheon-Assas University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: April 11, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Electronic Voting: Danger and Opportunity - March 21, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. J. Alex Halderman, University of Michigan. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: March 21, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Security and Dependability Risks of Critical Information Infrastructures (or why Bang! is different from Crash) - February 28, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Paulo Veríssimo, Univ. Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, LaSIGE Lisbon - Portugal. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Learning to improve Software Engineering methods, techniques, and tools and through their application - January 23, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Victor R. Basili, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, University of Maryland. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: January 23, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Abstraction as a Unifying Link for Formal Approaches to Concurrency - November 22, 2012

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Cliff Jones, Newcastle University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: November 22, 2012
Time: 16:30
Venue:  Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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Subterfuge in Decentralized Authorization Systems - October 18, 2012

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Dr. Simon Foley, University College Cork. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: October 18, 2012
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building - Atrium ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

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The Effectiveness of Internet Content Filters - July 13, 2012

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Philip B Stark, University of California, Berkeley. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: July 13, 2012
 Time: 16:30
 Venue: Salle Paul Feidert

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TLS and DTLS: A Tale of Two Protocols - September 20, 2012

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Kenny Paterson, Royal Holloway University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: September 20, 2012
Time: 16:30
Venue: B21

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Semantics for noninterference security: Rhyme and Reason - November 17, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Carroll Morgan, University of New South Wales. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation

Date: November 17, 2011
Time: 16:30
Venue:  CRP Henri Tudor - Salle Nancy

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Adventures in Electronic Voting Research - July 18, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Dan Wallach, Rice University, Houston. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation

Date:  July 18, 2011
Time:  16:30
Venue:  Salle Paul Feidert, Campus Kirchberg

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Current Research Issues in Legal Informatics - June 30, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Maximilian Herberger, University of Saarland. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation

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Satcoms 2020 R&D Challenges - May 10, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Riccardo De Gaudenzi, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC). The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Automated Validation of Trust and Security of Service-oriented Architectures - June 16, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Luca Vigano, University of Verona. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Implementing Prêt à Voter - March 16, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Steve Schneider, University of Surrey. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Attestation: Trying to decipher what it is - February 28, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Nigel Smart, University of Bristol. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Automatic verification of security and privacy properties - January 24, 2011

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Dr. Mark D. Ryan from the University of Birmingham. The lecture will be followed by a reception.Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Privacy and confidentiality in the future Internet - January 21, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Johannes A. Buchmann, Technical University of Darmstadt. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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The Computational Way to Argue - November 9, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Dr. Jürg Kohlas, University of Fribourg. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Banks versus Trojans: a tour of the battlegrounds - October 1, 2009

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished Lecture by Dr. Jan Joris Vereijken, Global Security Architect for ING Direct. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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The Role of Science in Cybercrime Prevention and Computer Security - July 14, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Aad Van Moorsel, Professor in Computer Science at Newcastle University, UK. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Faultless Systems: Yes we Can - July 1, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  J-R Abrial, Professor at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Security of Voting Systems - May 19, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Ronald L. Rivest, Professor of Computer Science in MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Information Ethics - May 4, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Dr. Rafael Capurro, Distinguished Researcher in Information Ethics, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Smart cards in public transport: the Mifare Classic Case - February 18, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Dr. Bart Jacobs, Professor at the Technical University Eindhoven. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Reliability with Uncertainties: Stochastic Model of Robust Resource Management for Computing Systems - January 13, 2010

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. H.J. Siegel, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University and Director of the CSU Information Science and Technology Center( ISTeC). The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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The Anatomy of a Crypto Protocol - November 17, 2009

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Joshua Guttman, Professor of Computer Science at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. The lecture will be followed by a reception.Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Energy-Aware Scheduling and Resources Allocation for Large-Scale Distributed Systems - July 2, 2009

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by  Prof. Albert Y. Zomaya, Chair Professor of High Performance Computing and Networking in the School of Information Technologies, Sydney University. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

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Characterizing Very Low Frequency Internet Traffic - May 15, 2009

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. John Mc Hugh from the Canada Research Chair in Privacy and Security at Dalhousie University in Halifax. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please, feel free to forward this invitation.

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