prof.dr.ir. J.P. Katoen (Joost-Pieter)

Full Professor

About Me

Joost-Pieter Katoen is a Distinguished Professor with RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and is part-time professor at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He received a honorary doctorate degree from Aalborg University, Denmark and holds an ERC Advanced Grant.

His research interests include formal methods, model checking, concurrency theory, and probabilistic computation. He coauthored more than 75 journal papers and the book "Principles of Model Checking". He chaired the steering committee of ETAPS (2014-2019), is steering committee member of CONCUR, QEST, and FORMATS, and elected member of the Academia Europaea.


Engineering & Materials Science
Fault Tree Analysis
Markov Chains
Markov Processes
Model Checking
Statistical Models
Model Checking

Ancillary Activities

  • RWTH Aachen University


Volk, M., Sher, F. , Katoen, J. P. , & Stoelinga, M. (2024). SAFEST: Fault Tree Analysis Via Probabilistic Model Checking. In RAMS 2024 - Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium, Proceedings (Proceedings - Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/RAMS51492.2024.10457719
Chechik, M. , Katoen, J.-P., & Leucker, M. (Eds.) (2023). Formal Methods: 25th International Symposium, FM 2023, Lübeck, Germany, March 6–10, 2023, Proceedings. (1 ed.) (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 14000). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-27481-7
Salmani, B. , & Katoen, J. P. (2023). Automatically Finding the Right Probabilities in Bayesian Networks. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, 77, 1637-1696. https://doi.org/10.1613/jair.1.14044
Schröer, P., Batz, K., Kaminski, B. L. , Katoen, J. P., & Matheja, C. (2023). A Deductive Verification Infrastructure for Probabilistic Programs. Proceedings of the ACM on Programming Languages, 7(OOPSLA2), Article 294. https://doi.org/10.1145/3622870
Winkler, T., Gehnen, C. , & Katoen, J. P. (2023). Model Checking Temporal Properties of Recursive Probabilistic Programs. Logical methods in computer science, 19(4), Article 24. https://doi.org/10.46298/lmcs-19(4:24)2023
Volk, M., Ibne Irshad, M. , Katoen, J.-P., Sher, F. , Stoelinga, M. I. A., & Zafar, A. (2023). SAFEST: the static and dynamic fault tree analysis tool. In Proceedings of the 33rd European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2023) (pp. 193-200). Research Publishing. https://doi.org/10.3850/978-981-18-8071-1_P407-cd
Weik, N., Volk, M. , Katoen, J. P., & Nießen, N. (2022). DFT modeling approach for operational risk assessment of railway infrastructure. International journal on software tools for technology transfer, 24(3), 331-350. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10009-022-00652-4
Hensel, C., Junges, S. , Katoen, J. P., Quatmann, T., & Volk, M. (2022). The probabilistic model checker Storm. International journal on software tools for technology transfer, 24(4), 589-610. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10009-021-00633-z
Basgöze, D., Volk, M. , Katoen, J.-P., Khan, S. , & Stoelinga, M. (2022). BDDs Strike Back: Efficient Analysis of Static and Dynamic Fault Trees. In J. V. Deshmukh, K. Havelund, & I. Perez (Eds.), NASA Formal Method: 14th International Symposium, NFM 2022, Pasadena, CA, USA, May 24–27, 2022, Proceedings (pp. 713-732). Article Chapter 38 (Lecture notes in computer science; Vol. 13260). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-06773-0_38
Khan, S. , Katoen, J., Volk, M., Zafar, A., & Sher, F. (2022). Modelling and Analysis of Fire Sprinklers by Verifying Dynamic Fault Trees. In 2021 10th Latin-American Symposium on Dependable Computing (LADC) https://doi.org/10.1109/LADC53747.2021.9672579

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 3078
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling  3078
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands