Members

Prof. Dr. Abraham Bernstein, Ph.D.

Member

Smart Negotiation, Contracting, Monitoring, Regulation, and Fraud Detection; Distributed Computing, AI, Machine Learning, E-ID, and technology-driven business models

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bocek

Visiting Professor

Prof. Dr. Helmut Dietl

Member

Disintermediation, trusted third party, cooperative organization, blockchain scalability, proof of stake, service platform, smart contract.

Prof. Dr. Christian Ewerhart

Member

Clearing and settlement, securities issues, placements of notes, interoperability, smart contracts, mining pools, regulation, central banks.

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens

Member

Prof. Dr. Lorenz M. Hilty

Member

DLTs for sustainablity, energy markets, emissions trading

Prof. Dr. Christine Kaufmann

Member

Prof. Dr. Gianluca Miscione

Visiting Professor

Prof. Dr. David Oesch

Member

Triple-entry-accounting, accounting for cryptocurrencies, corporate voting and blockchain

Prof. Dr. Peter Picht

Member

blockchain-based IP register, IP transactions, competition in blockchain-based markets, antitrust control, data-driven business models, blockchain and corporation law.

Prof. Karl Schmedders

Member

Prof. Dr. Christian Schwarzenegger

Member

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe

Steering Committee

CarDossier, Used Car-Trade, Trade&Finance, Health-Records, Financial Infrastructure, Sovereign Identity, Blockchain Identity Managament, Data Driven Business Models, Blockchain Enhanced trust, Blockchain Governance.

Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller

Member

Blockchain's core technical aspects (scalability, Proof-of-X, APIs, Smart Contracts), blockchain-driven and IoT/sensors, blockchain-based food and supply chains, blockchain-based eVoting, cryptocurrency-based royalty schemes, economic, legal, and regulatory impacts of blockchains and cryptocurrencies

Prof. Dr. Claudio J. Tessone

Steering Committee

Cryptocurrency economics, social dynamics of cryptocurrency adoption, Incentive schemes, governance, scalability of blockchain-based systems, consensus dynamics.

Prof. Dr. Florent Thouvenin

Member

LegalTech, Privacy, Transfer of Rights

Prof. Dr. Rolf H. Weber

Steering Committee

cryptocurrencies regulation; ICO regulation; smart contracts

PD Dr. Corinne Zellweger Gutknecht

Member

means of payment, payment systems, financial infrastructure, money transfer, smart contracts, contract performance, jurisdictional and applicable law issues, legal status of digital coins, digital property ownership, intermediated securities