Stanford has created the Center for Blockchain Research, supported in part by the Ethereum Foundation, Stanford Engineering’s website posted yesterday, June 20.
The university reportedly established the center in order to examine how blockchain technology can transform traditional business interactions, according to their official announcement.
Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin tweeted about his, and evidently his Foundation’s, support for the blockchain initiative June 20:
— Vitalik “Not giving away ETH” Buterin (@VitalikButerin) June 21, 2018
In addition to the Ethereum Foundation, the Center for Blockchain Research has received contributions from Protocol Labs, the Interchain Foundation, crypto exchange OmiseGO, DFINITY Stiftung and PolyChain Capital.
The preliminary five-year research program will be led by professors of computer science Dan Boneh and David Mazières, and will include other Stanford professors of engineering, particle physics, and law…