New technologies that provide trust without centralization could transform many aspects of society, including financial, business, and social systems. Through its Center for the Decentralization of Power through Blockchain Technology, Princeton Engineering examines the most important applications of blockchain, drives interdisciplinary research and education across applications and foundational blockchain technologies, and promotes the development and understanding of the policy, governance, and societal implications of this fast-growing field.

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News

  • Professor giving a lecture

    ‘The time is now’ to get blockchain right

  • Portrait of Andrew Chignell

    What do philosophers have to say about blockchain?

  • Portrait of Nolan McCarty

    Developing new tech can require more than a technological view

  • Matt Weinberg and students in a classroom

    Building better algorithms to build better blockchains

  • Maria Apostolaki teaches before an auditorium of students.

    How secure is crypto? As secure as the internet

  • Pramod Viswanath teaches a class.

    Blockchains make a revolutionary promise, but it may take longer than you think

Events

  • February 28

    4:30 pm

    Accountability in Central Bank Digital Currency

  • March 04

    9:30 am

    DeCenter Workshop: Decentralized Social Media Platforms

  • April 18

    12:00 am

    Blockchain Meets Networking: Promises, Enhancements, and Threat

Faculty

  • Maria Apostolaki

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Portrait of Andrea Goldsmith

    Andrea Goldsmith

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Sanjeev Kulkarni

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Operations Research and Financial Engineering

  • Prateek Mittal

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Andrés Monroy-Hernández

    Computer Science

  • Arvind Narayanan

    Computer Science

  • Jaswinder Singh

    Computer Science

  • Pramod Viswanath

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Matt Weinberg

    Computer Science

  • David Wentzlaff

    Electrical and Computer Engineering