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SystemX Alliance presents Blockchain technologies: the good, the bad, and the future

Topic: 
Blockchain technologies: the good, the bad, and the future
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 5:30pm
Speaker: 
Prof Dan Boneh (Stanford)
Abstract / Description: 

Dr. Boneh is a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where he heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the center for blockchain research (CBR). Dr. Boneh's research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. His work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, web security, cryptography for blockchains, and cryptanalysis. He is the author of over a 150 publications in the field and is a recipient of the 2014 ACM prize and the 2013 Godel prize. In 2016 Dr. Boneh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Bio: Dr. Boneh is a Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University where he heads the applied cryptography group and co-directs the center for blockchain research (CBR). Dr. Boneh's research focuses on applications of cryptography to computer security. His work includes cryptosystems with novel properties, web security, cryptography for blockchains, and cryptanalysis. He is the author of over a 150 publications in the field and is a recipient of the 2014 ACM prize and the 2013 Godel prize. In 2016 Dr. Boneh was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.