Princeton Center for the Decentralization of Power Through Blockchain Technology (DeCenter)

New technologies that provide trust without centralization could transform many aspects of society, including financial, business, and social systems. The Princeton DeCenter examines the most important applications of blockchain, drives interdisciplinary research and education across applications and foundational blockchain technologies, and promotes the development and understanding of the policy, governance, and societal implications of this fast-growing field.


Parmad Viswanath teaching in a lecture hall

Blockchains make a revolutionary promise, but it may take longer than you think

Maria Apostolaki teaching in lecture hall

How secure is crypto? As secure as the internet

Matt Weinberg talking with student after class in lecture hall

Building better algorithms to build better blockchains

Wide range of leaders convened at DeCenter Inaugural Summit