Bhaskar Krishnamachari is a Professor at University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering. He is the Director of the USC Viterbi Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things. He has co-authored more than 300 papers that have collectively received more than 20000 citations and best paper awards at top venues including ACM/IEEE IPSN and ACM Mobicom. He has been listed in the MIT TR-35 list of 35 top innovators under the age of 35, and in Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant Ten". He has been developing an active research program on Blockchain technology and also taught the first graduate course on Blockchain technology and applications at USC in Spring 2018.