Lorenzo Alvisi, a Tisch University Professor of Computer Science at Cornell University, has been awarded a grant for $50,000 by Aptos. Aptos, a Layer 1 blockchain driving mainstream adoption into Web3 through unparalleled technology and user experience, granted the award to the professor to encourage Web3 innovation in higher education.
With aim of promoting Web3, Avery Ching, CTO and co-founder of Aptos Labs, stated:
Reportedly, Alvisi will use the award to finance students’ research and establish an innovative method to increase the performance of blockchains, according to persons familiar with the development. This development will be accomplished by constructing the abstraction of a secure, fault-tolerant, decentralized append-only log on top of a Byzantine-tolerant database.
This client-centric redesign may allegedly eliminate concerns about leader-based blockchains’ fairness and