Professor Aniket Kate discusses Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, and NFTs
Listen to Professor Aniket Kate provide a history of cryptocurrency and how blockchains and NFTs intersect with virtual currencies on All In on NPR | WFYI | PBS.
Professor Aniket Kate works in the area of applied cryptography and privacy research. His work builds on and expands applied cryptography, distributed computing, and data-driven analysis to solve security/privacy problems in decentralized environments. His current projects focus on communication freedom and distributed ledgers (or blockchains). He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2019. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany. Kate received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 2010 and joined Purdue Computer Science in the fall of 2015.