Joseph Sifakis

Joseph Sifakis (Greek: Ιωσήφ Σηφάκης) is a Greek[1][2] and French[3] computer scientist, laureate of the 2007 Turing Award, along with Edmund M. Clarke and E. Allen Emerson, for his work on model checking.

He was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1946[1] and studied Electrical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens and Computer Science at the University of Grenoble under a French scholarship[1]. Sifakis lives in France and works for the Centre national de la recherche scientifique at the VERIMAG laboratory near Grenoble, of which he is a founder[3][2].

He is also coordinator of Artist2, the European Network of Excellence for research on Embedded Systems[4].


* Personal homepage

* Turing Award announcement


1. ^ a b c (Eleftherotypia - 05 Feb 2008),id=46050344 (Greek)

2. ^ a b (Kathimerini - 04 Feb 2008) (Greek)

3. ^ a b CNRS website - (French)

4. ^

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