Service-centric Networking

Kaustabh Barman

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Scientific Career

Kaustabh completed his Master's degree in Information Systems Management at TU Berlin in November 2022. He wrote his thesis at T-Systems International on the topic of "Higher Education Diploma Certificates using Self-Sovereign Identity", where he worked on the evaluation of EBSI- and SSI-based diploma Verifiable Credentials. Previously, Kaustabh gained experience as a web and backend developer. He was a student assistant at the Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB) and worked on the backend development of the open source project OPUS4 and has two years of professional experience in web development.

During his PhD, Kaustabh wants to explore the possibilities of using distributed ledger technologies in different domains and industries such as identity management, supply chain management and IOTs. His desire is to solve some real-world challenges with innovations in the Web 3.0 space.

Research Interests

  • Distributed Ledger Technologies
  • Identity Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • IOT
  • Web 3.0


Barman, K. (2022) Managing Higher Education Certificates using Self-Sovereign Identity Paradigm, Master Thesis. Technische Universität Berlin