Portrait of Samin Ishtiaq

Samin Ishtiaq

Principal Research Software Development Engineer

About

Samin Ishtiaq is Principal Research Software Development Engineer in the Programming Principles and Tools group at Microsoft Research Cambridge. Samin currently works on the Everest verified HTTPS/TLS project; he previously worked on the SLAyer (Separation Logic-based static analysis tools for Windows device drivers), TERMINATOR (program termination tools for C programs), BMA
(verification and testing tools for gene regulatory networks) and SDV (C/C++ compiler, Windows device drivers, verification) projects.

Samin joined Microsoft Research in April 2008. Before that, during 2000-2008, he worked in CPU modeling and verification at ARM, helping to tape-out the Cortex A8, Cortex M3 and SC300 processors, and the AMBA bus protocol checker. Samin has an MEng from Imperial and a PhD in dependent type theory from Queen Mary.

The Ishtiaq-O’Hearn POPL’01 paper won the Most Influential POPL Paper Award for 2011.

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