Emin Gün Sirer

Associate Professor
Computer Science, Computing and Information Science/College of Engineering

Contact Information

438 Gates Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7673

Emin Gün Sirer

Associate Professor
Computer Science, Computing and Information Science/College of Engineering

Expertise

Blockchain technologies; cryptocurrencies; peer-to-peer systems; distributed systems; operating systems

Current Research Interest

The design and implementation of scalable, secure blockchains 

Distinction

National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Popular Science Brilliant 10 Award
Ralph S. Watts Excellence in Teaching Award
Kenneth Goldman Excellence in Teaching Award

Selected Publications

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