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Ben Fisch

Cryptography and Blockchain Researcher
Ben Fisch is an assistant professor of computer science at Yale University, specializing in privacy and verifiability in information systems with applications in blockchains and other large-scale systems. He earned his PhD at Stanford University, working on applied cryptography under Dan Boneh. Fisch's work on Verifiable Delay Functions (VDFs) has significantly influenced the Ethereum 2.0, Chia, and Filecoin projects, sparking a multimillion-dollar industry initiative. He is also a co-founder of Espresso Systems, a privacy-focused blockchain initiative supported by major investments...

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Espresso's Impact on Ethereum's Ecosystem

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1. Advancing Ethereum's Ecosystem
2. Innovations in Espresso's Design