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The Blockchain application started in cryptocurrency and has been surging recently. Blockchain has been rapidly expanding to other fields in finance and beyond and is in the process of revolutionizing our society. In this webinar, Blockchain technology will be introduced from the perspectives of applications, extensible interfaces, security promises and internal mechanisms. Blockchain supports the secure storage of transactions and honestly runs smart contracts. Blockchain’s internal mechanisms are sophisticated and can be viewed from different angles. This webinar will present the transaction, storage, mining-based consensus and other mechanisms under the hood.
Yuzhe (Richard) Tang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Syracuse University. His research is broadly focused on distributed systems and security, with current emphasis on applying secure multi-party computations and building trustworthy key-value stores. Dr. Tang earns his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, and his M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees from Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Dr. Tang publishes papers in ICDCS, ACSAC, EDBT, HotCloud, CIKM, TKDE, TPDS, and serves in various technical program committees in venues such as ICDCS and TKDE. Dr. Tang is a recipient (first-author) of the Best Paper award in ACM/IEEE CCGrid 2015, and a co-recipient of the Best Paper award in IEEE Cloud 2012.