Patrick McCorry

PhD Scholarship available! I am moving to King's College London as an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) from September 2018 onwards. Are you interested in a cryptocurrency PhD? Let's talk.

I am a Research Associate working with Sarah Meiklejohn and I receive funding from the Glass Houses Project.

I advise a startup called, maintain the popular Open Vote Network Project/LocalCrypto, I'm a member of IC3 and I have conducted two security audits for RSK.

In the past, I visited Andrew Miller at UIUC and completed my PhD with Feng Hao and Siamak F. Shahandashti at Newcastle University. My thesis is online.

At heart I am an Engineer and interests include cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, cryptography and decentralised systems.

A short list of links about me


Peer review activities


I have had the pleasure of presenting to the following audiences (slides and videos):


Awards that I have been lucky to win:

Before the (emotional roller coaster) PhD

In my past life, I graduated 1st in my class with a BSc (Hons) Computer Science with Industrial Placement and during this course I had two jobs:

  1. Intern Software Engineer for CICS (Customer Information Control Systems) and CPSM (CICSPlex System Management) at IBM,
  2. Supervisor @ Subway for 5 years, working alongside Moffy.

Quoted in News

This is a short list of articles that have quoted me. This does not include articles about work (listed above) and is probably not up to date.

Yahoo Finance/Quartz, Nasdaq, Money Magazine, Bitcoin Magazine, WikiTribune, Catalyst-inc NI, Hype Codes, Coindesk, Fortune, Engadget, Tech Crunch, Cryptocurrency news, Forbes,Yahoo News, Edgy Labs, International Business Times, Coindesk, Jincor Blog, The Register, So Raven

Contact details

My Linkedin profile, Twitter and curriculum vitae.

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