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YONG XIANG

Deakin University, Professor

Topic:

Challenges and Opportunities in Blockchain Research and Applications

Abstract:

Blockchain technology has recently attracted much attention in the research community and industry. In a blockchain system, transactions are recorded, verified, and computed in a decentralised manner. In this talk, we will discuss the challenges and opportunities in adopting blockchain technology in practical applications. We will also present our recent research work on blockchain, with a focus on access control for smart healthcare system and data privacy protection in crowd sensing.

Biography:

Yong Xiang is a Professor at the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia. He is the Director of Deakin-SWU Joint Research Centre on Big Data, Director of Data to Intelligence Research Centre, and Director of Deakin Blockchain Innovation Lab. His research interests include information security and privacy, signal and image processing, data analytics and machine intelligence, Internet of Things, and blockchain. He has published 5 monographs, over 125 refereed journal articles, and numerous conference papers in these areas. He is the co-inventor of 2 U.S. patents and some of his research results have been commercialized. He has obtained many research grants, including 5 ARC Discovery and Linkage grants. Prof Xiang was a member of the ARC Research Evaluation Committee on Mathematics, Information and Computing Sciences for ERA 2018. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing Letters and IEEE Access. He has been invited to give keynote speeches and chair committees in a number of international conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

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Where

Melbourne

When

August 8-9, 2019

Email

Email: ziyuanwang@swin.edu.au