Director, BlockchainIST Center

Bora Erdamar is the founder and director of BlockchainIST Center which is the first University R&D center on Blockchain Technology in Turkey. He is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Bahçeşehir University and also the coordinator of Fintech Masters Program and the director of BAU Experimental Economics Lab.

After completing his PhD in Economics (with highest honor) at Ecole Polytechnique, he visited Columbia University, Paris School of Economics, Higher School of Economics and University of Rochester for research and post-doctoral studies. His research interests are Political Economy, Game Theory, Blockchain Technology, Experimental Economics and Mechanism Design Theory.