Swen Jacobs

Swen Jacobs


Swen Jacobs
Reactive Systems Group
Universität des Saarlandes
Saarland Informatics Campus
Phone: +49 681 302 5666
eMail: jacobs@react.uni-saarland.de
Office: Building E 1.1, room 1.13
Office hour: Whenever the door is open


I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Reactive Systems Group at Saarland University and the principal investigator of a DFG project on Automatic Synthesis of Distributed and Parameterized Systems (ASDPS).

  • Verification and Synthesis of Distributed and Parameterized Systems
  • Decision Procedures: Development, Applications


  • FRIDA 2018 (5th Workshop on Formal Reasoning in Distributed Algorithms)
  • SYNT 2017 (6th Workshop on Synthesis)
  • SYNTCOMP (Reactive Synthesis Competition), annually since 2014

PC member:

  • PPoPP 2019 (24th ACM SIGPLAN Annual Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, Extended Review Committee)
  • CAV 2018 (30th International Conference on Computer Aided Verification, Artifact Evaluation Committee)
  • VSTTE 2018 (10th Working Conference on Verified Software: Theories, Tools, and Experiments)
  • SYNT 2018 (7th Workshop on Synthesis)
  • PDP 2017 (25th Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing, Special Track on Formal Approaches to Parallel and Distributed Systems)

(Also find publication lists at Google Scholar and DBLP)


  • A Symbolic Algorithm for Lazy Synthesis of Eager Strategies (with M. Sakr)
    in ATVA 2018, to appear.







  • Lazy Synthesis (with B. Finkbeiner)
    in VMCAI 2012, LNCS 7148, pages 219-234.