Luca Nizzardo’s thesis wins UPM Extraordinary Award
Luca Nizzardo was a PhD student of the IMDEA Software Institute and his thesis “Cryptographic Techniques for the Security of Cloud and Blockchain Systems,” defended in 2018, was directed by Associate Professor Dario Fiore. Nowadays he works for Protocol Labs helping to build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how the Internet works.
In January, the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) announced the two winners of the Extraordinary Award and Luca’s thesis is one of them. In his thesis, Lucas investigates how to enforce the honest behavior of parties involved in a digital interaction over the Internet, particularly considering two emerging paradigms in this setting: cloud computing and e-commerce. Read more about Luca's thesis here.