Lucianna Kiffer is a Post Doctoral Researcher at ETH Zurich in the Disco (Distributed Computing) Lab working under Roger Wattenhofer. She received her PhD from Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Science co-advised by Alan Mislove and Rajmohan Rajaraman. She received her B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tulane University. Her research focuses on the foundations of blockchain protocols and their security including measurement studies, analytical evaluations and building new protocols.