Academic Director

A picture of Academic Director of ILO, Michael Genesereth

Michael Genesereth is a professor in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University and a professor by courtesy in the Stanford Law School. He received his Sc.B. in Physics from M.I.T. and his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. He is most known for his work on computational logic and applications of that work in enterprise computing, computational law, and general game playing. He has taught logic for many years at Stanford and offers an annual massive online course on logic that has reached hundreds of thousands of students. He is the current director of the Logic Group at Stanford and founder and research director of CodeX (The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics).


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Luminas Inc. is a non-profit organization, led by our director Jacky Sun, dedicated to unlocking the potential of young minds worldwide. Our mission is to create transformative opportunities for students to shine, showcasing their unique skills and personalities on the global stage.

Advisory Board


Vandana Sikka

Vandana Sikka, Founder & CEO Learnee Inc., Board member at, Pratham USA, and Women in Data Science. Former Chairperson of Infosys Foundation USA.


Vinay Chaudhri

Dr. Vinay K. Chaudhri, JP Morgan Chase & Co-Executive Director, AI in Finance expert. Co-authored Logic Programming textbook, spearheads LogicForAll Initiative at Stanford. Pioneered Project Halo and Project CALO.


Evelyn Duvivier

Evelyn Duvivier, MD MPH is an emergency medicine physician and president of the Sprague Foundation.


The success of ILO 2024, one of the most anticipated Logic competitions of the year, is owed to the dedicated efforts of diverse teams of contributors, including seasoned software engineers and passionate educators, who have gone above and beyond to create an enriching experience for participants worldwide.

  • Adam Michael Lee
  • David Min
  • Dominic DeMarco
  • Jane Ji Won Ro
  • Kyle Bergstedt
  • Thomas Mayer

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If you are interested in collaborating or wish to contribute to the experience, please reach out to explore ways to get involved