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Ganesha Upadhyaya

Profile
Ganesha Upadhyaya
Manager
Rongjian Lan
Day ONE
October 1, 2019
Reports
Boris Polania

Ganesha Upadhyaya builds scalable tools for mobile, IOT/cloud, and distributed systems. At Huawei, he developed a language, codegen compiler, and runtime for IoT end-to-end applications, winning a company-wide award. He published over a dozen papers at top-tier conferences and journals, such as International Conference on Software Engineering, and Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages and Applications.

Ganesha holds a Masterโ€™s and PhD from Iowa State University and is a recipient of John Vincent Atanasoff award for outstanding research contribution. He enjoys playing professional cricket and cooking delicious vegetarian meals.

๐Ÿ“ฑย Tejassvi Kaushal

๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธย  Rachit Srivastava

June 2022 Deliverables

  • Trustless Ethereum Bridge Launch Prep
  • Bitcoin Bridge Staking Launch Prep
  • Bitcoin Bridge Feature Release

April 2022 Deliverables

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Trustless Eth bridge launch prep
Bitcoin bridge features
Bridge security improvements

Mar 2022 Deliverables

Feb 2022 Deliverables

  • Bitcoin bridge launch
  • Trustless ethereum bridge launch
  • Release of specification & libraries for developers, bridge incentives expansion for sustained growth for both bridges

Jan 2022 Deliverables

  • Bitcoin bridge launch, release of specification & libraries for developers, bridge incentives expansion for sustained growth
  • Trustless ethereum bridge launch, release of specification & library for developers, bridge incentives
  • Release OneAnchor & staking derivatives w/ Boris

RJ: Ganesha as the owner for Bitcoin bridge has done a great job planning and coordinating the development and launch of it, including the vault program and all related documentation, partner involvement etc. He also helped a lot on partner technical support and the testing of staking precompile, which showed his breadth of impact.

Q4, 2021 Plans

  • Monthly Deliverables: 2021 Oct
    • Finish trustless eth bridge implementation, testing, audit fixes to get it product ready
    • Finish BTC bridge implementation, testing, audit fixes to get it product ready
    • Prototyping 1anchor w/ boris & onelido w/ jacky [proposal]
  • Quarterly Milestones: 2021 Q4
    • Trustless eth & btc bridge launch
    • 1anchor & onelido launch w/ boris,jacky
    • Paternity time off
  • Yearly Planning: 2022 Q1 - Q3

Past 6-Month Achievements

  • Trustless eth & btc bridge; horizon enhancements & support
    • NFT support contracts, deflationary tokens, external validators
    • 10-20 tickets/day
  • Ecosystem development & partner technical support
    • Dev tooling, docs, bounties
    • 1m hackathon initial prep & boiler plating apps
    • Aave, curve, btp/ibriz, yearn, chainlink, sushi, lkura, anyswap, spacemisfits, ledger, webb, terra, ...
  • Project planning & more
    • 20% income project roadmap [proposal]
    • Crosschain api design & prototype w/ Boris [tracker]
    • Research dao knowledge sharing

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Zero knowledge Proofs for Rollups & Stateless Clients

Weekly updates

11-29

  • Optimize BTC Bridge contracts to reduce the contract size within 24kb limit
  • Fix audit bugs reported by audit firm
  • Fix TODOs and pending vault liquidating logic
  • Spin up multiple internal vaults
  • Prep Harmony lightclient specs & ed25519 precompile for cosmos bridge

10-27

  • Bitcoin bridge launch planning and remaining task assignments
  • Review internal audit comments on trustless horizon and created key issues to resolve (blockers). Due to resource requirements for bitcoin bridge, horizon work will be stalled for next couple of weeks. More info here.
  • Review crosschain NFT PRs
  • https://bridge.harmony.one customer support during RPC outages (25-50 emails/day)

10-18