Orestis Alpos

Ph.D. student

Orestis Alpos

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

Office 114


I am a second-year PhD student at University of Bern. My research interests include distributed systems and blockchains, consensus protocols, applied and threshold cryptography, and multiparty computation.

Prior to joining UniBe, I graduated from the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National Technical University of Athens. I did my master thesis on network security with deep learning methods at Netmode Lab.


Recent work

    Conference Papers

    1. Alpos, O., Cachin, C., & Zanolini, L. (2021). How to Trust Strangers: Composition of Byzantine Quorum Systems. Proc. 40th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), 120–131. https://doi.org/10.1109/SRDS53918.2021.00021
    2. Alpos, O., Cachin, C., Marson, G. A., & Zanolini, L. (2021). On the Synchronization Power of Token Smart Contracts. Proc. 41st International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 640–651. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDCS51616.2021.00067
    3. Alpos, O., & Cachin, C. (2020). Consensus Beyond Thresholds: Generalized Byzantine Quorums Made Live. Proc. 39th Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), 31–40. https://doi.org/10.1109/SRDS51746.2020.00010

    Talks and presentations