Directors


Ametrano

Ferdinando M. Ametrano

Founder, Scientific Director

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology at Milano-Bicocca and other universities.
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.

Mazzocchi

Paolo Mazzocchi

Executive Director

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


Marcello Pichini

Market Data Specialist

Nicholas Sollazzo

ICT Analyst

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

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Alumni


Digital Gold Institute School:

Our network of alumni represents a vibrant ecosystem of proficiency and innovation: the experience at the Digital Gold Institute is usually just a stepping stone toward other prestigious destinations.

Matteo Avigni
Master Degree in Mathematical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Cryptoassets in Asset Allocation: a new Asset Class (April 2020)
pdf, slides, source

Rocco Sciaraffa
Research: Portfolio Diversification using Crypto-Assets (February 2020)

Simone Colombo
Master Degree in Electrical Engineerging, Politecnico di Milano
Thesis: Mercato elettrico e mining Bitcoin (December 2019)
pdf, source

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

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

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

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

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

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

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