Philipp’s current research focuses on the area of blockchain technologies and their underlying principles. He has a particular interest in the topics of scalability, privacy and consensus algorithms. His recent works include the design and implementation of protocols for distributed key generation (based on Ethereum) and publicly-verifable randomness.
Philipp received his master’s degree in Software Engineering & Internet Computing from TU Wien with distinction. Along side his studies he gathered 2 years of experience working as informatics teacher and IT system administrator. In 2015/2016 he was accepted for the university’s high potential program TUtheTOP. In his studies and during the work on his master thesis he focuses on the areas of software engineering, IT security and blockchain technologies.