Fields of expertise
BiographyVero Estrada has been a Scientist at the Decentralized and Distributed Systems (DEDIS) lab, EPFL, since August 2021. Before her current position, she was a tenured Associate Professor at the University of Stavanger (Norway). She got a Ph.D. thesis from the University of Neuchâtel and has been affiliated with the University of Copenhagen (Denmark), the University of Tokyo (Japan), the University of California Santa Cruz (U.S.A.), and the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). She received the Japanese MEXT scholarship and the SNSF Mobility Fellowship. Her professional career includes more than a decade of experience built in the private energy sector and the civil service. She was hired through a merit-based system for developing and managing Argentina’s national vessel monitoring system to encourage and support sustainable fisheries.
Current workVero Estrada's current projects include decentralized and distributed systems, secure storage and communication, technologies for digital democracy, and cross-disciplinary problems to empower humans in a digital society.
University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Master in Arts and Science, Applied Computer Science
University of Tokyo, Japan
Specialist in Cryptography and Information Security
Higher Education Army Institute, Argentina
Electronics Engineering Bachelor and Master degree
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Teaching & PhD
Semester projectsIf you are a bachelor's or master's student at EPFL interested in learning about decentralized storage networks, check the semester projects:
- Workload characterization in decentralized networks
- Reliable decentralized storage