Thomas Pani

Research Assistant (Univ.Ass.), PhD student

About Me

I’m a research assistant in the FORSYTE group at TU Wien. I started my PhD studies under the supervision of Helmut Veith and am currenlty co-supervised by Georg Weissenbacher and Florian Zuleger. I hold a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from TU Wien.

Curriculum Vitae (Jul 2018)

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  • concurrency, thread-modular reasoning, parameterized systems
  • termination, liveness, automated complexity & resource bound analysis


[6] Rely-Guarantee Reasoning for Automated Bound Analysis of Lock-Free Algorithms
Thomas Pani, Georg Weissenbacher, Florian Zuleger
2018 Formal Methods in Computer Aided Design, FMCAD 2018 (Nikolaj Bjorner, Arie Gurfinkel, eds.), 2018.
Note: (to appear)
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[5] Empirical software metrics for benchmarking of verification tools
Yulia Demyanova, Thomas Pani, Helmut Veith, Florian Zuleger
Formal Methods in System Design, volume 50, number 2-3, pages 289-316, 2017.
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[4] Empirical software metrics for benchmarking of verification tools
Yulia Demyanova, Thomas Pani, Helmut Veith, Florian Zuleger
Software Engineering 2016, Fachtagung des GI-Fachbereichs Softwaretechnik, 23.-26. Februar 2016, Wien, Österreich, pages 67-68, 2016.
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[3] Empirical Software Metrics for Benchmarking of Verification Tools
Yulia Demyanova, Thomas Pani, Helmut Veith, Florian Zuleger
Computer Aided Verification - 27th International Conference, CAV 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 18-24, 2015, Proceedings, Part I, pages 561-579, July 2015.
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[2] Loop Patterns in C Programs
Thomas Pani, Helmut Veith, Florian Zuleger
ECEASST, volume 72, 2015.
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[1]Loop Patterns in C Programs
Thomas Pani
January 2014, Master's thesis, Vienna University of Technology.


  • External reviewer for ESSOS’16, FMCAD’16, STACS’17, FMCAD’17
  • Local co-organizer of the Vienna Summer of Logic (VSL)
    July 9-24, 2014 . Vienna, Austria
  • Organization committee member of the Vienna Science Ball
    January 31, 2015 . Vienna, Austria
    January 30, 2016 . Vienna, Austria
    January 28, 2017 . Vienna, Austria
  • Organization committee member of the Vienna March for Science
    April 22, 2017 . Vienna, Austria



GrammaTech has graciously granted an academic license of CodeSurfer for my PhD research in the PROSEED project.

Thomas Pani
Technische Universität Wien
Institut für Logic and Computation 192/4
Favoritenstraße 9–11
1040 Wien

Room: HA 03 10 (how to get there)
Phone: +43 (1) 58801 – 184 09
Fax: +43 (1) 58801 – 9184 09
Email: ta.etysrofnull@inap
Web: (personal website)

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It is with the deepest sadness that we announce Helmut Veith’s passing on March 12, 2016. Helmut was a brilliant researcher, an inspiring collaborator, a stimulating teacher, a generous friend, and a wonderful father and husband. He leaves a void that will be impossible to fill. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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