Marco Conoscenti

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Staff 2015-2021

Marco Conoscenti is a postdoctoral researcher at the Nexa Center. He received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from Polytechnic University of Turin in October 2019, with a thesis entitled “Capabilities and Limitations of Payment Channel Networks for Blockchain Scalability”. His research interests include the blockchain, Bitcoin and the Lightning Network, a payment network which aims to solve the problem of scalability of Bitcoin. He developed a simulator of the Lightning Network to identify its issues and analyze possible solutions.