Blockchain Basic Technology, Development Trend and Application Case
Date: 2018-09-25

Lecturer: Zhang Shengli, professor of Shenzhen University

Time: 14:30-16:00, Thursday, April 26

Place: Meeting Room of Department of Finance (Room 315, Floor 3, Building 3, Huiyuan)

Lecture Summary

This lecture introduces the historical background and inevitability of blockchain development, followed by main technical principles of first- and second-generation blockchain as well as development trend of new-generation blockchain. Some application cases of blockchain will be introduced at the end of the lecture.

Guest Lecturer

Zhang Shengli, Professor and Doctoral Advisor of Shenzhen University, Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Executive Deputy Director of Blockchain Technology Research Center of Shenzhen University, and concurrently Deputy Director of the Department of Communication Engineering at Shenzhen University. Professor Zhang is currently the Deputy Director of Guangdong Engineering Center of Large-scale Mobile Communication and Intelligent Network. Zhang Shengli graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Science and Technology of China. He is an expert in blockchain and wireless network technology and the founder of physical-layer network coding. The paper "physical layer network coding” presented by him at ACM Mobicom has been cited over 2,000 times and selected into Top Ten Classic Papers in Google Wireless Network Field (the only paper selected from the Asia-Pacific region). He has published many papers about blockchain technology and owns three national patents related to blockchain; works on several blockchain research projects and hosts the 973 Young Scientist Program proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology.