Luca Zanolini

PhD student

Luca Zanolini

Cryptology and Data Security Group
Institute of Computer Science
University of Bern
Neubrückstrasse 10
3012 Bern, Switzerland

Office 114

About me

I am a second year PhD student in Cryptology and Data Security at University of Bern. My research interests include blockchains, distributed systems, consensus protocols and quorum systems.

Before joining the group, I graduated in Mathematics from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Brescia, Italy) with a master thesis on Pairing-based Cryptography. After that, I worked for a year and a half in Interlogica (Venice, Italy) as Blockchain developer, where I got the certification as Ethereum developer from ConsenSys. In 2019 I co-founded Authclick, a blockchain-based startup which deals with certification, enhancement, archiving and digitization of photography.


Recent work

  1. Alpos, Orestis, Christian Cachin, Giorgia Azzurra Marson, and Luca Zanolini. 2021. “On the Synchronization Power of Token Smart Contracts.” e-print, arXiv:2101.05543 [cs.DC].
  2. Pellegrini, Alex, and Luca Zanolini. 2020. “An Algebraic Model For Quorum Systems.” e-print, arXiv:2005.08536 [cs.SC].
  3. Cachin, Christian, and Luca Zanolini. 2020. “From Symmetric to Asymmetric Asynchronous Byzantine Consensus.” e-print, arXiv:2005.08795v2 [cs.DC].


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