Livio Pompianu

Livio Pompianu is a post-doc at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Cagliari and a member of the Blockchain@Unica group.

He is teaching assistant at the University of Cagliari and works as teacher, blockchain consultant, and developer for private companies.

Email: pompianu (dot) livio (at) gmail (dot) com

Links: Research Gate, Github, Google Scholar


He studied Computer Science at the University of Cagliari where he earned his PhD in March 2018, his MSc in 2014, and his BSc in 2012.

PhD thesis

Analysing blockchains and smart contracts: tools and techniques. Successfully defended in March 2018.

Visiting experiences

Recent participation at conferences and courses

Research activity

Livio started working as research assistant at the University of Cagliari in March 2014, during his MSc. Later, he continued his research activity in Cagliari first as a PhD student and then as a post-doc.

Research interests

  • Blockchains and Smart Contracts
  • Tools and techniques for blockchain analytics
  • Languages and design patterns for smart contracts
  • Computer security, Programming languages, Distributed systems

Research projects

Teaching activity

Livio is teaching assistant at the University of Cagliari since March 2013. He works as teacher of computer science for private companies and he has been speaker in several international conferences.

Teaching assistance

  • Teaching assistant of Object Oriented Programming (BSc program in Informatics) from 2013 to now
  • Teaching assistant of Security Foundations (MSc program in Informatics) from 2014 to now

Other teaching activities

Recent scientific talks

  • Blockchain for engineering and architecture - OICE - 29 January 2019 - Roma, Italy
  • A general framework for blockchain analytics - SERIAL
    • 12 December 2017 - Las Vegas, USA - Slide
  • An empirical analysis of smart contracts: platforms, applications, and design patterns - WTSC
    • 7 April 2017 - Sliema, Malta - Slide
  • An analysis of OP_RETURN metadata - BW
    • 7 April 2017 - Sliema, Malta - Slide

Developer activity

Livio works as developer and he is author and maintainer of several open source projects (see also Github profile).

Software from research projects

  • Sardcoin - A blockchain based smart coupon system
  • SCORE - A blockchain based platform for collaborative engineering
  • BlockAPI - A Scala library for the development of custom analytics on blockchains
  • Contract-oriented middleware - A Java middleware for contract-oriented applications

Recent publications

(see full list of publications)