Externally Funded Research Projects
of Sensor System Software (S4). An
EPSRC-funded, 6 year programme grant (2016-2022) (EP/N007565). A collaborative programme
with Prof. Simon Dobson (St. Andrews), Prof. Michael Fisher (Liverpool)
and Prof. Julie McCann (Imperial), Calder is overall PI.
Mutli-Perspective Design of IoT Cybersecurity in Ground and Aerial Vehicles (MAGIC). An
EPSRC-funded (PETRAS) (2020-2022). Dr Michele Sevengnani is PI, Calder is CoI; industrial partners BlueBear and NXP Semiconductors.
Population Approach to Ubicomp System Designs. An EPSRC-funded, 5 year programme grant (2012-2017). A collaborative project
with Matthew Chalmers (Overall PI) at Glasgow and Mark Girolami at UCL.
Molecular Pathology (GMP) Node. An MRC-funded, 3 year programme grant (2015-2018). Co-investigator.
- VPS: Verifying
Interoperability Requirements in Pervasive Systems .
An EPSRC-funded, 4 year project (2008-2012). A collaborative project with
Prof Michael Fisher at University of Liverpool and Dr Mark Ryan at University of Birmingham.
- Homework: Shaping Future User Centred Domestic Infrastructure . An EPSRC-funded, 4 year
project (2008-2012). A large collaborative project with Prof Joe Sventek and Dr Matthew
Chalmers at Glasgow, and researchers at Imperial
College, University of Nottingham (Prof Tom
Rodden, overall PI) and Georgia Tech.
- SIGNAL: Stochastic process algebra for
biochemical signalling pathway analysis . An EPSRC-funded, 3 year project.
- Stochastic process algebra modelling
of ROS regulation in oxidative stress .
A Lord Kelvin/ Adam Smith research studentship. A 4 year project.
Molecular Nose. An
EPSRC-funded, 4 year project (2007-2011). A collaborative project with
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Electronics and Electrical
Engineering, and Pure and Applied Chemistry.
- A Software Tool for
the Simulation and Analysis of Biochemical Networks .
A DTI-funded, 4 year project, in the Beacon Programme
- Computer Science Inside … . An EPSRC funded, 3 year public awareness
(Verification of Similar Concurrent Processes) .
An EPSRC-funded, 3 year project. (2001-2004)
eScience Centre (NeSC) . A collaborative EPSRC project between Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities.
- Hybrid Techniques for
Detecting and Resolving Feature Interactions in Telecommunications Services . A collaborative project with Prof. Evan Magill at the University of Stirling, and the companies CITEL
and Mitel Telecom. EPSRC funding. Photos of the team here,
and with team beards here!
- Co-Chair of the 6th Int'l Workshop on
Feature Interactions in Telecommunications and Software Systems, held
17-19 May 2000.
- Forum for the Creation and
Engineering of Telecommunications Services (FORCES) .
A collaborative Engineering Programme research
network involving Glasgow University, Stirling University (Prof Ken Turner), Strathclyde
University (Dr Evan Magill),and the companies Ericsson, BT, and CITEL. EPSRC
funding. (Finished 2003)
Robotics Laboratories for Introducing Young People to the Science of
Computer Programming. An EPSRC Public Understanding of Science
Award, with Dr. Roderick
Murray-Smith and Alison Mitchell.
See photos from
our exhibit at BBC Tomorrow's World Roadshow, July 2002.(2000-2003)
- DIET. Co-investigator on research
project with Dr. Carron Shankland at Stirling University.
- The Design
of Interfaces for Mechanised Theorem Provers.
A recently completed project with Prof Tom Melham and Phil Gray. EPSRC funding.
- A University of Glasgow (SHEFC)
fellowship in Feature Interaction Analysis in Telecommunications
for Dr Alice Miller .
- Co-Chair of the Sixth International Workshop on Feature
Interactions in Telecommunications and Software Systems. To be held in
- Supervisor of Dr. Alice Miller's Daphne Jackson Fellowship.
Aspects of Verification for LOTOS Specifications. An EPSRC-funded, 3 year
Verification Techniques for LOTOS Specifications An EPSRC-funded, 3 year
Techniques for LOTOS Specifications. An EPSRC-funded, 3 year project (1989-1992).
- Grants on the Web
Postdoctoral researchers (Present)
Research Students (Graduated)
- Dr Michele Sevegnani. Bigraphs with sharing and applications in wireless
networks (2012). Post-doctoral
fellow and researcher at Glasgow
- Dr Robin Donaldson. Modelling and
analysis of structure in cellular signaling
systems (2012). Post-doctoral researcher at Stanford, now entrepreneur.
- Dr Andrea Degasperi.
Multi-scale Modelling of Biological Systems in Process Algebra
(2011). Post-doctoral researcher at Cambridge.
- Dr Douglas Graham. Parameterised
Verification of Randomised Distributed Systems
using State-Based Models (2008). Actuary at Hymans Robertson.
- Dr Alastair Donaldson (second supervisor)
(2007). Developer at Codeplay, then Lecturer now
Reader at Imperial College, London.
- Dr Vladislav Vyshemirsky.
Probabilistic Reasoning and Inference for Systems Biology (2007). Lecturer
at Strathclyde University, then Lecturer at Glasgow University.
- Dr Brian Ross. Computing Bisimulations for Multiway Synchronising
Processes (2003). Deloitte, London then Australia.
- Dr Peter
Communication Structure for Model Checking State Spaces (2003).
Post-doctoral researcher at UCL, then Bioinformatics Scientist, Illumina.
- Dr Stephan Reiff-Marganiec. Hybrid Feature
Interaction Resolution Techniques for Telecommunications Services
(2001). Lecturer, then Senior
Lecturer at Leicester University.
- Dr Colin Burns. The Use of Deontic Logics in
Modelling Accident Reports (2003). Now technologist in company in USA.
- Dr Brian Matthews.
Order-Sorted Term Rewriting Laboratory with A-C Completion and Dynamic
Typing (1997). Scientific officer at CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
- Dr Carron
Shankland. Verification of LOTOS
Specifications using Term Rewriting (1994). Professor, University of
- Dr Sharon Flynn. (for one
year) Refinement of Expressions (1999). Lecturer, University of Galway.
- Dr Alastair Reid. A Precise Semantics for
Ultra-Loose Specifications (1995). PhD Defining interfaces between hardware and
software: Quality and performance (2019). Researcher,
- Saeed Al-Amoudi,
Compilation of Prolog into Relational Algebra (1990). Saudi Aramco.
Possible PhD topics
- Process algebra approaches to analysis of
signaling pathways and biological systems
- Model checking and induction
- Reasoning about (probabilistic)