Emin Gün Sirer
Blockchain technologies; cryptocurrencies; peer-to-peer systems; distributed systems; operating systems
Current Research Interest
The design and implementation of scalable, secure blockchains
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Popular Science Brilliant 10 Award
Ralph S. Watts Excellence in Teaching Award
Kenneth Goldman Excellence in Teaching Award
Eyal, Ittay, Adem Efe Gencer, Emin Gün Sirer, and Robbert van Renesse. “Bitcoin-NG: A Next Generation Blockchain.” USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2016.
Eyal, Ittay and Emin Gün Sirer. “Majority is not Enough: Bitcoin Mining is Vulnerable.” In The 18th International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC), 2014.
Cornell Research Website Article
Tackling Cyberfinance Security