The Sirius Research Group

University of Waterloo

The Sirius Research Group at the University of Waterloo studies the foundations and applications of distributed ledger (blockchain) technology. Our expertise spans:

  • Systems (Networking and distributed systems; Distributed systems theory; Databases and data mining; Resource management)
  • Security (Cryptography and cryptosystems; Post-quantum cryptography; Data privacy; Information security)
  • Verification (Program analysis; Formal verification; Mathematical reasoning)

Our work explores the application of blockchains to:

Group meetings are open and held every Wednesday, except the second Wednesday of the month, at 4pm in DC 1304. The next group meeting will be on Dec. 5, 2018, with a presentation on RCanopus by Prof. Keshav from Waterloo.

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