Directors


Ametrano

Ferdinando M. Ametrano

Executive 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.

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


Marcello Pichini

Market Data Specialist

Nicholas Sollazzo

ICT Analyst

Matteo Avigni

Student @ Politecnico di Milano

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.

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