The Stanford
Blockchain Seminar

A monthly seminar focusing on the latest research and ideas in the blockchain space. Sign up to the cbr-events mailing list to learn about blockchain events at the CBR.

Upcoming Seminar Talks

  • June 3rd, 4:15pm

    Zero Knowledge proofs in ethereum; what we are doing, what we want to do

    Barry Whitehat

    Location:Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

Past Talks

  • May 8th, 4:15pm

    Prism: Operating Blockchains Near Physical Limits

    Vivek Bagaria (Stanford)

    Location: Gates 206

  • Apr. 15, 4:15pm

    Sonic: Zero-Knowledge SNARKs from Linear-Size Universal and Updateable Structured Reference Strings

    Mary Maller (UCL)

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • Feb. 15, 4:15pm

    Interledger: The internet with value

    Scott Stuart

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • Jan. 23, 4:15pm

    Tendermint: Byzantine-fault tolerant state machine replication

    Jae Kwon (Tendermint)

    Location:Shriram Center 104   [map]

  • Nov. 29th, 4:15pm

    The chilling effect of Cold-Storage

    Diogo Monica (Anchor Labs)

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • Nov. 8th, 4-6pm

    She256 blockchain event

    • Sarah Meiklejohn   (University College London)
      QuisQuis: A New Design for Anonymous Cryptocurrencies
    • Dawn Song   (U.C. Berkeley)
      The Oasis project

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • Oct. 23, 4:15pm

    Security for a $1T wallet

    Mike Belshe, BitGo

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • Sep. 27th, 4:15pm

    Taproot, Graftroot and G'root  [slides]

    Pieter Wuille

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • August 8th, 4:15pm to 5:30pm

    RapidChain: Scaling Blockchain via Robust Sharding   [slides,   paper]

    Mahdi Zamani,    Visa Research

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • July 25th, 4:15pm

    Coda: Recursive Composition of SNARKs for a Compact Cryptocurrency

    Izaak Meckler,    CTO of O(1) labs

    Location: Allen Center for Integrated Systems (CIS), Room 101X   [map]

  • July 6th, 4:15pm

    The data availability problem   [slides]

    Joseph Poon

    Location: Gates Computer Science Building, Room 104