István András Seres is a fourth year PhD student at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. His fields of interest are cryptography, mathematics and cryptocurrencies. He finished his Bachelor in Mathematics at Eötvös Loránd University. Later on he pursued his master studies in Unirsita degli studi di Trento, Italy and Universitad des Saarlandes, Germany in Cybersecurity. He wrote his master thesis about Ethereum smart contract security under the supervision of Matteo Maffei (TU Wien).
During his PhD, he focuses on the security and privacy guarantees of cryptocurrencies. He is fascinated by decentralization, privacy-enhancing technologies and blockchains.