Leaders in Blockchain
In 2020, we launched The Blockchain Laboratory, to enhance our work as the premier academic leader in the blockchain space.
Research & Thought Leadership
Research areas include: Decentralized Finance, U.S. and Global Blockchain Regulation, Crypto Strategy, Financial Infrastructure, Central Bank Digital Currencies, and Non-Fungible Tokens.
If you’re interested in learning more about blockchain, check out a list of introductory resources the Blockchain Laboratory team has compiled below.
THE GOALS OF THE LABORATORY ARE TO:
Provide access to rich data to the Penn community
Develop unique research opportunities for students and faculty
Participate in and learn about the blockchain governance process.
Support innovation in the blockchain community.
The Blockchain Laboratory administers grants for research related to blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Please contact us to inquire about research proposals for the current award cycle.
At the Blockchain Laboratory, our team runs validation nodes on several blockchain networks, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, and engages in research projects focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency. In addition, the Laboratory cultivates a cohort of Blockchain Fellows, who have opportunities to conduct research projects, engage with blockchain business leaders, and assist in the operations of the nodes.