Paulo Mendes da Silva

I'm a researcher of the Distributed Systems Group at INESC-ID, Lisboa, and PhD candidate at Instituto Superior Técnico.

My current research interests include blockchains, Ethereum, smart contracts, weak consistency and mixed consistency.

I am supervised by Prof. João Barreto and Prof. Miguel Matos.


Impact of geo-distribution and mining pools on blockchains: a study of Ethereum
Paulo Silva, David Vavricka, Miguel Matos and João Barreto, DSN 2020

Etherspace: uma abordagem Proof-of-Space na blockchain Ethereum.
Diogo Castilho, Paulo Silva, João Barreto and Miguel Matos, Inforum 2019

Técnicas de redução de duplicados na criptomoeda Ethereum.
Luís Aguiar, Paulo Silva, João Barreto and Miguel Matos, Inforum 2019

Fixed transaction ordering and admission in blockchains.
Paulo Silva, João Barreto and Miguel Matos, EuroDW 2018

A CIF Based System for Wireless Access to an ATM network.
Pedro Silva, Paulo Silva, M. Nunes and A. Grilo, 1999

Internships and Summer schools

SATIS ’18 - The 1st ACM SIGOPS Summer School on Advanced Topics in Systems
Tromsø, Norway, 2018

Summer Internship in "Advanced Computing Research"
Supervised by Prof. Christopher J. Rossbach.
University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2017


Café turco com os ex-jugoslavos.
Paulo Silva e Pedro Silva, CreateSpace, 2015
ISBN: 978-1517480455


Room 601 at INESC-ID (Alameda)

Rua Alves Redol 9, sala 601, 1000-029 Lisboa, Portugal