Blockchain X-Lab

Part of X at Berkeley & Berkeley Engineering Executive Programs

Home of the Berkeley Blockchain Xcelerator
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Focusing on the Future of Blockchain

An Emerging Model for Applied Research

The UC Berkeley Blockchain Lab includes a growing network of leading new ventures and blockchain industry projects with the goal of separating hype from reality in this emerging industry.

Current Projects

Decentralized Nondeterministically Verifiable Security

Eric (Yiqi) Hou, Sid Masih, Alberto Todeschini, Jeremiah Andrews, Parth Singhal, Leon Ming, Ling Xie

Framework for Cryptoeconomic Incentives in PoS Systems

Aparna Krishnan, Zubin Koticha, Alexis Gauba, Maaz Uddin, Philip Hayes, Vishesh Mehta

A Blockchain-based Crowdsourced Video-on-Demand System

Kannan Ramchandran

Efficient and secure consensus for Blockchain

Gireeja Ranade

Join our Ecosystem!

UC Berkeley's Blockchain X -Lab seeks collaborations with:

  • affiliated new ventures
  • visiting industry scholars
  • innovative industry projects
  • applied research led by leading academics
  • with opportunities to join our network of faculty, students, and industry partners.

.. and those seeking to evaluate, validate, and execute blockchain ventures.

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Past Collider Sprints

Blockchain Collider Sprint

Held Friday-Saturday, November 17-18, 2017 and taught by Steve Chen, founder of EchoLink, a Blockchain Lab sponsor.  For the SCET Blockchain Hacker's Guide (Resources List) that came out of this 1 unit class, click here.

Blockchain Technology Collider

Learning about the Emerging Opportunities at the Intersection of Finance, Security, and Cryptography | Spring 2016

Berkeley Blockchain Ecosystem

EchoLink, Sponsor
of SCET IEOR, Berkeley Engineering
of SCET IEOR, Berkeley Engineering
Founded by Berkeley Alumni
Named Partner
Named Partner
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Founded by Berkeley Alumni & Sponsor


Dawn Song
UC Berkeley Professor, Division of CS/EECS

Xin Guo
Professor, UC Berkeley IEOR

Ikhlaq Sidhu
Chief Scientist, SCET

Steve Chen
Industry Co-lead

Alexander Ojala
Visiting Scholar, Applied Data Science Instructor

Ronen Kirsh
Industry Specialist, Blockchain at Berkeley

Jocelyn Weber
Industry Fellow, SCET, IEOR

Da Hongfei
NEO Founder, Onchain CEO, Lab Mentor
Twitter / Reddit

Zeyu Zheng
Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley IEOR

Luke Kowalski
Industry Fellow, SCET
VP, Oracle

 Kartik Mehrotra
Accelerator & Fund Advisor, Industry Fellow
Head of Bus Development, IOTW

Anthony DiPrinzio
Blockchain Advisor, Industry Fellow, SCET
Co-President Blockchain at Berkeley

 Gloria Zhao
Blockchain Advisor, Industry Fellow, SCET
Co-President Blockchain at Berkeley

Affiliated Faculty, Visiting Scholars, and Students

Thomas Ferry

Ann Snitko

Eric (Yiqi) Hou

Sid Masih

Alberto Todeschini

Jeremiah Andrews

Jinming Hu

Parth Singhal

Leon Ming, Ling Xie

Aparna Krishnan

Zubin Koticha

Alexis Gauba

Maaz Uddin

Philip Hayes

Vishesh Mehta

Gireeja Ranade

Kannan Ramchandran