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Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Kansas (2015)Postdoc, Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (2015-2018)
Expertise - Pure mathematics (commutative, category theory, and combinatorics).Interests at IOTA - Networking problems, protocol improvements, consensus questions, reputation systems, autopeering.
B.Sc. in Computer Science, École normale supérieure de RennesM.Sc. in Computer Science, École normale supérieure de Paris-Saclay (MPRI)
Expertise - VDF applications to the IOTA protocol and developing the data sharing solution.Interests at IOTA - Cryptography, blockchain, low level computing and networking topics.
B.Sc. in Statistics, State University of Campinas, Brazil.Ph.D. in Probability, State University of Campinas, Brazil.Post-Doctorate in Probability, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
Expertise - Particle Systems, Random Graphs, Random Walks, Markovian Processes.Interests at IOTA - I formerly led the protocol team until it turned into the Specification group, where I supervise the content of their files and work on their standardization process. I also lead the Sharding group, where we research the main scalability mechanism that will be used by IOTA in the near future.
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Expertise - Public key cryptography, computational complexity, parallel algorithms, matrix computations, computational number theory, image processing, signal transformations.Interests at IOTA - My work at the moment is focused on the implementation of various algorithms for verifiable delay functions. I am also doing algorithmic work on RSA key generation.
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Moscow Lomonosov University. Master Business Administration.
Expertise - Software engineering, computer science, business administration and management, corporate finance. Interest in phenomenon and fundamentals of DLT.Interests at IOTA - Designing the IOTA Smart Contract protocol and making it a reality.
M.A. Political Science, Rutgers University
Expertise - I am interested in the origins of the state and causes of war.Interests at IOTA - I am interested in the intersection of IOTA with social institutions and the economy. I also serve as academic liaison, helping to organize and oversee our department’s outside collaborations.
M.Sc. in Physics, Wrocław University of Science and Technology (continuation, PhD student) B.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Wrocław
Expertise - Besides IOTA-related topics, I am interested in solid-state physics and the general theory of relativity. I am also interested in the economics of monetary policy, Cantillon effects and business cycles.Interests at IOTA - Security; consensus (FPC and cellular automaton); random number production in the Tangle, autopeering.
M.Sc. in Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University
Expertise - DLT, IoT, parallel computing.Interests at IOTA - I work in the GoShimmer team to implement the Coordicide prototype and I’m also in the analysis team to study and analyze the behaviors of GoShimmer.
B.Sc. in Computer Science from Wroclaw University of Technology, PolandM.Sc. in Computer Science, specialization in Data Science from Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Expertise - Distributed systems, data processing, data science and data analysis.Interests at IOTA - I am a member of the GoShimmer team responsible for the implementation of the Coordicide prototype and I’m also part of the analysis team which analyzes GoShimmer and DevNet metrics.
Ph.D. and PostDoc, Electrical Engineering, University of Sheffield, UK M.Sc. Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany
Expertise - Analysis of dynamic systems, simulations, consensus algorithms, physics.Interests at IOTA - I lead the Analysis group, which analyses and validates the correct implementation of the node software. My research is in the areas of consensus algorithms, network models, optimization problems, graph theory, etc.
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of São Paulo
Expertise - Low-Dimensional Dynamical Systems, Stochastic Processes and Fluid Dynamics.Interests at IOTA - I’m interested in consensus protocols and protocol optimization. I gravitate towards the problems that can be analyzed from a theoretical perspective; e.g., random autopeering or general Tangle dynamics.
M.Sc. in Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Expertise - Distributed systems, parallel computing, systems security.Interests at IOTA - I work on the IOTA 2.0 base protocol’s consensus, networking and communication layer aspects as well as the research prototype GoShimmer.
Ph.D. in Mobile Communications from EURECOM (2017)M.Sc. in Computer Science from Télécom ParisTech (2014)M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (2014)
Expertise - Networking, Convex optimization, Vehicular networks, 5G networks, Online machine learning.Interests at IOTA - Networking (spam filtering, congestion control), Verifiable Delay Functions, IOTA protocol improvements.
Ph.D. in algorithmic discrete mathematics at TU BerlinM.Sc. in computer scienceM.Sc. in mathematics
Expertise - Graph algorithms, optimization and efficient algorithms.Interests at IOTA - I work on improvements of the IOTA base protocol and networking as well as the GoShimmer research prototype.
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