Qiang Tang is currently an assistant professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology. Before joining NJIT, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Cornell University and also affiliated with the first Initiative of Crypto Currency and Contracts. His research interests are cryptography and computer security, in particular, lie in the combination of accountability (e.g., copyright protection), post-Snowden cryptography, and blockchain technology. Qiang obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut on August 2015, and was awarded the Taylor Booth Graduate Scholarship. During his Ph.D., he also spent time at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, NTT Research, Tokyo, and University of Athens, Greece.