Academic Life

SNAIL at the CyberExcellence workshop in Luxembourg

On March 25 and 26, 2024, together with the researchers involved in the CyberExcellence project, the flagship research project of the IIS CyberWal by DigitalWallonia, we visited the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg.

Ten-year MIP award at the VAMOS 2024 conference

On Thursday, February 8, 2024, I, together with Gilles Perrouin and Maxime Cordy, received the Ten-years Most Influential Paper award at the 18th International Working Conference on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems (VAMOS ‘24) in Bern, Switzerland.

Obsolescent Programm...er: Myth or reality?

On Wednesday November 29, 2023, we were invited to the 5th edition of the Dataweek, organized by Hénallux, to talk about artificial intelligence and software development. After a general introduction to Large Language Models (LLMs) and their use with ChatGPT or GitHub Copilot, we examined their concrete impact on developers' daily lives.

Shonan seminar: DevOps for Cyber-physical Systems

Last November 2023, I took part in the Shonan seminar on the use of DevOps approaches for cyber-physical systems. It was an intense but interesting week, with 30 researchers from Japan, America and Europe, experts in software engineering, DevOps approaches and cyber-physical systems.

GendersEqualsFuture: Half-day training session on gender aspects and representations in lectures

On July 4, the faculty’s teaching staff participated in a half-day training session on gender questions and representations in Computer Science courses. This training is part of the results of the research project Gender Equals Future: 011 for IT, in which Interface3.

A Second year of the Introduction to the Scientific Research course

At the end of March 2023, the Initiation to the Scientific Approach course poster session was held in the Faculty of Computer Science entrance hall. The course aims to provide bachelor’s and master’s students with a basis for decoding, analyzing and designing a research question, as well as the experimental protocol to answer it.

The SNAIL team at ICST 2023

Busy week for the SNAIL team at the International Conference on Software Testing (ICST) 2023! First presentation of his work by Martin Balfroid at the TestEd workshop. It was an opportunity to meet experts from the software verification and validation community and to discuss the latest advances in the field.

Visit of Professor Cynthia Liem from TU Delft

On February 10th, Professor Cynthia Liem from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands visited us at the Computer Science Faculty. This was an opportunity to talk about her research on verification and validation of machine learning models in different contexts and the fundamental questions this raises.

Best poster award for Guillaume Nguyen at the 3rd edition of Women and Girls in Science

Two PhD students from the faculty each won a best poster award at the 3rd edition of Women and Girls in Science! One of the two is Guillaume Nguyen, PhD student of the SNAIL team and funded by the CyberExcellence project of the Walloon region.

Kicking-off Gender Equals Future: 011 for IT

On Monday, January 9, 2023, the faculty welcomed FORMaNAM and Interface3.Namur for the official launch of the project Gender Equals Future: 011 for IT, which is part of the Woman In Digital plan of the SPF Economie.