Ben Fisch


Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Room / Office: Watson 406
Office Address:
51 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 208285
New Haven, CT 06520
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D., Stanford University


Applied Cryptography, Distributed Systems, Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies.

Selected Publications:

See my webpage for a list of publications.

  • D. Boneh, J. Drake, B. Fisch, A. Gabizon. Halo Infinite: Recursive SNARKs from any Additive Polynomial Commitment Scheme. Crypto 2021.
  • B. Bünz, B. Fisch, A. Szepieniec. Transparent SNARKS from DARK Compilers. Eurocrypt 2020.
  • D. Boneh, B. Bünz, B. Fisch. Batching Techniques for Accumulators with Applications to IOPs and Stateless Blockchains. Crypto 2019.
  • B. Fisch. Tight Proofs of Space and Replication. Eurocrypt 2019.
  • D. Boneh, J. Bonneau, B. Bünz, and B. Fisch. Verifiable Delay Functions. Crypto 2018.
  • B.A. Fisch, R. Pass, A. Shelat. Socially Optimal Mining Pools. Web and Internet Economics (WINE) 2017.
  • B. Fisch, D. Freund, and M. Naor. Physical Zero-Knowledge Proofs of Physical Properties. Crypto 2014.