Οne of the leading computer scientists worldwide. He was honored for his work in 2007 with the award Turing, the highest award in computing, and with the prize Leonardo da Vinci 2011, as well. Joseph Sifakis is the founder of Verimag laboratory in Grenoble, France. In this pioneering computer research center of informatics, he developed with his team a great programming technology on aircraft navigation systems, the “Fly By Wire”, which was firstly implemented by Airbus airliner. The Boing airliner followed SEVEN years later and today, this innovation is applied to all airplanes providing maximum security on flights.