Blockchain
Blockchain
at the University of Michigan

Building Michigan Leaders

in BLOCKCHAIN

 
 
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MISSION

Blockchain at Michigan strives to build leaders in the Blockchain space through Education, Research and Development, and Consulting.


1. Education

Teach members of the UMich community how to implement blockchain-based solutions to some of our world’s largest issues

2. Research and Development

Conduct research in scalability solutions, infrastructure for the blockchain space, and decentralized applications with beneficial use cases

3. Consulting

Work with industry partners to build blockchain applications to improve upon current processes
 
 

TECHNICAL WORKSHOPS

 
 
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Process

Our 3 phase program consists of Training, Projects, and Mentorship.


1. Training

  • Three month training intensive to develop our members into blockchain experts
  • Hands-on development using bleeding-edge technologies through technical workshops
  • Support from industry partners, blockchain professionals, and Alumni working in the space

2. Projects

  • Working with companies to build the future of decentralization
  • Working on scalability and blockchain infrastructure research
  • Supported by the alumni professionals in the space and Michigan Engineering

3. Mentorship

  • Help train the next cohort of dedicated engineering, design, and product leaders
  • Continue building relationships with budding leaders in the blockchain space
  • Leave the legacy of the most dedicated college blockchain group in the nation
 
 

EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS

 
 
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PARTNERS & SPONSORS


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ALUMNI MENTORSHIP

 
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MEET THE TEAM


 
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Nach Dakwale

President

Nach began his journey in the blockchain space in 2014 as an online merchant using cryptocurrencies for payments. In blockchain, he is most passionate about financial inclusion and disintermediation of rent-seeking third parties. As President, Nach focuses on driving strategic initiatives, developing partnerships and coordinating project teams. This summer, Nach has been working with Coinbase's institutional partner, Trading Technologies, as a Product Manager Intern. He is a Fellow with the Barger Leadership Institute and a Senior studying Economics and Entrepreneurship.

 
 
 
 
 

David Kobrosky

VP, Technical Consulting

David has 3 years of experience in technology and entrepreneurship. With experience running his own skateboarding company and non-profit organization Skate 4 Africa, David is excited about social benefit use cases for blockchain through decentralization. In Spring 2018, David was internationally recognized as a Global Teen Leader by the We Are Family Foundation. This Summer, David has been researching Non-Fungible Assets with the Turing Institute in New York. He is a Sophomore dual degree student pursuing a BBA in Ross and BS in LSA Computer Science.

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Yash Gambhir

VP, Education 

 Yash drew passion for blockchain from learning how it can be used in harmony with other innovative technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence. With experience running technical workshops, such as B@M's Intro to Solidity workshop, Yash is responsible for Blockchain at Michigan's education initiatives. This Summer, Yash has been working hands-on with data in the San Francisco Bay Area at Balbix as an Engineering intern. Yash is a Junior studying Data Science Engineering.  

 
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Vedant Agrawal

VP, Operations

Vedant became passionate about blockchain after discovering its disruptive potential in venture capital and supply chain. As a director with MPowered Entrepreneurship, Vedant combines his strategic mindset with his campus network to contribute to Blockchain at Michigan. This Summer, Vedant has been investigating investment opportunities with Plug and Play Tech Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a Junior studying Economics.

 
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Dibyadarshi Dash

VP, Research and Development

Dash's passion for blockchain stems from its potential for disrupting existing businesses through decentralization. As head of Research and Development, Dash is responsible for Blockchain at Michigan's research and development initiatives. This Summer, Dash has been researching blockchain's use in energy at India's most reputable technology university, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. Dash is a Sophomore studying Computer Science.

 
 
 

 

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