This course is a gentle, but technical introduction to blockchain technology. We explain the basics of how blockchain works and introduce the problem it solves.
Whilst technical, the course is aimed at professionals from any sector.
Dr. Stefan Beyer
Dr. Stefan Beyer is a consultant in Distributed Ledger Technology and Cryptography focusing on blockchain architectures and smart contract security.
He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester in 2004 with a thesis titled “Dynamic Configuration of Embedded Operating Systems” and has since been involved with distributed systems and, more recently, with cybersecurity.
As a distributed systems researcher, he worked on subjects, such as distributed consensus, reliable group communication, and replication protocols, long before these concepts were adopted by blockchain technology with the emergence of Bitcoin and subsequent protocols.