JACOBI Blockchain Lab
2020.11. Qiang delievered a keynote talk at ICDCS Workshop on Blockchain and Mobile Applications .
2020.11. Qiang is invited to serve as PC for USENIX Security 21 .
2020.11. Qiang delivered an invited talk about Dumbo protocols at Web3 Foundation.
2020.10. Qiang is invited to serve as PC for PKC 21 .
2020.8.   Qiang delivered an invited talk at KDD Workshop of Smart Data for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger.
2020.8.   Our paper about Updatable Encryption is accepted to ASIACRYPT 20 , Congrats, Long, Ya-Nan! Video
2020.7.   Our work on Asynchronous Consensus was reported in a dedicated interview by CoinDesk, China.
2020.6.   Our paper about Generic Lightclient for Permissionless Blockchain is accepted to ESORICS 20 , Congrats, Yuan! Video
2020.6.   Qiang is invited to serve as PC for INFOCOM 2021.
2020.5.   Qiang was awarded the YWCC Research Award.
2020.5.   Our paper of Dumbo-MVBA got accepted to PODC 2020 , Congrats Zhenliang, Yuan. Video
2020.3.   Our paper of Dumbo:Fast Asynchronous BFT Protocols got accepted to CCS 2020 , Congrats Zhenliang.
2020.2.   Our paper of practical decentralized Human Intelligent Tasks got accepted by ICDCS 2020 , Congrats, Yuan. Video
2020.2.   Qiang is invited to serve as PC for ASIACRYPT 2020.
2019.12. Our paper of Proof of Storage time was accepted to NDSS 2020 , Congrats, Long.
2019.12. Qiang is selected to be MIT Technical Review 35 Chinesse Innovators Under 35, 2019. News , Talk
2019.10. Qiang delivered a keynote talk at China Blockchain Conference 2019. Media report 1 , 2
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I am currently an assistant professor at at the computer science department of New Jersey Institute of Technology, and co-directing the JACOBI Blockchain Lab with JD vice president Prof. Jian Pei , and ISCAS vice chief engineer, Prof. Zhenfeng Zhang. I am also a core faculty member of the NJIT Cybersecurity Center.
Previously, I was a postdoc at Cornell University, and I was also a member of the Initiative for Crypto-Currencies and Contracts (IC3). My host is Prof. Elaine Shi. Before joining Cornell, I received my PhD from the University of Connecticut under the supervision of Prof. Aggelos Kiayias and Prof. Alexander Russell.
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My research interests lie in applied & theoretical cryptography, privacy and computer security. In particular: blockchain technology, post-Snowden cryptography, accountability, and information theoretic security.
My research is generously supported by NSF, JD.com, AFRL, Google, DoE, Protocol Labs, Particl Foundation, and NJIT .