Claire Bao

  • Digital Currency Initiative (DCI)

Claire is a Master's of Engineering student at MIT this year after completing her MIT undergrad in Computer Science(6-3) in 3 years. She is currently an MEng research assistant with the MIT DCI after previously doing multiple semesters of undergrad research at the DCI where she had worked on the utreexo project. Her current research aims to improve blockchain security by modeling and investigating blockchain mining behavior in an effort to mitigate undercutting attacks. Outside of her research, she has done multiple internships at various fintech and trading companies including Stripe and Jump Trading.