Emin Gün Sirer
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Co-director of CryptoCurrencies & Contracts (IC3)

Emin Gün Sirer

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Co-director of CryptoCurrencies & Contracts (IC3)

Sirer is the creator of the first cryptocurrency to use a proof-of-work concept, The Karma System. A major figure in both Bitcoin and Blockchain academic research, he has contributed his technical expertise to multiple projects, including Ethereum smart contracts. He is known for his contributions to peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, and computer networking.

Age
46 years old (1972)
Citizenship
Turkey & US
Participation
Initiative for Crypto Currencies & Contracts (IC3), Co-director
Karma, Co-creator
SPIN, Developer
  • BSc in Computer Sciences from Princeton University, USA.
  • MSc & PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Washington, USA.
  • Is an associate professor of Computer Sciences at Cornell University, USA.
  • Contributed to developing Ethereum smart contracts.
  • Together with Brian N. Bershad has a patent: A Process for Rewriting Executable Content on a Network Server or Desktop Machine in Order to Enforce Site-Specific Properties.

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