Directors


Ametrano

Ferdinando M. Ametrano

Executive Director

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology at Milano-Bicocca and Politecnico di Milano.
Crypto Asset Lab scientific director, Hayek Money promoter, QuantLib founder, Interest Rate Derivatives Adjunct Professor at Milano-Bicocca.
Ex-physicist, Springsteen fan, husband, father of three.

Ehlers

Eric Ehlers

Technical Officer

Cofounder and director of Reposit Limited, providing consulting services in the domain of quantitative finance. QuanLibXL project founder. Formerly: 12 years at J.P. Morgan Chase, first in IT management and later as technical lead for front-office pricing spreadsheets.

Mazzocchi

Paolo Mazzocchi

Operating Officer

Crypto Asset Lab faculty member,
Interest Rate Derivatives Assistant Lecturer at Milano-Bicocca.
Master's degree in Mathematical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.
Ultra Trail Runner.

Mandelli

Lucia Mandelli

Business Developer

Bitcoin and blockchain passionate.
Eight years of hands-on entrepreneurial experience and formerly Vice President of “Giovani Imprenditori di Confindustria Parma”

Students & Researchers


Matteo Avigni

Student @ Politecnico di Milano

Thesis: TBD

Simone Colombo

Student @ Politecnico di Milano

Thesis: Mercato elettrico e mining Bitcoin

Stefano Fedeli

Student @ Politecnico di Milano

Federico Panisi

Legal Analyst

Juris Doctor, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Milan
Ph.D. candidate @ Università degli Studi di Brescia
SPILS candidate @ Stanford University

Marcello Pichini

Market Data Specialist





Nicholas Sollazzo

ICT Analyst

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Alumni


Digital Gold Institute School:

Samuele Vianello
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Bitcoin as a Digital Asset: Correlation and Optimal Portfolio Allocation (pdf, source)
Slides:
April 2019

Andrea Brandoli
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Blockchain Notarization: Extensions to the OpenTimestamps Protocol (pdf, source)
Slides:
April 2019

Giona Soldati
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: An Advanced Signature Scheme: Schnorr Algorithm and its Benefits to the Bitcoin Ecosystem (pdf, source)
Slides: (pdf, source)
December 2018

Alessandro Miola
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Addressing Privacy and Fungibility Issues in Bitcoin: Confidential Transactions (pdf, source)
Slides: (pdf, source)
December 2018

Leonardo Comandini
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Sign-to-contract: how to achieve digital notarization with zero marginal cost (pdf, source)
Slides: (pdf, source)
April 2018

Daniele Fornaro
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Elliptic Curve Hierarchical Deterministic Private Key Sequences: Bitcoin Standards and Best Practices (pdf, source)
April 2018

Chiara Lelli
Bachelor Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Schnorr signature: additivity and multisignature (pdf, source)
Winner of the 2017/2018 Blockchain Thesis Award of the Italian Blockchain Educational Network
March 2018