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Blockchain Webinar | Wireless Blockchain Networks: How Much Communication Resource is Needed? by Dr Lei Zhang, University of Glasgow

Exploring the challenges of Wireless Blockchain Networks and the relationship between communication and performance.

Abstract

In this talk, wireless blockchain networks (WBN), with different network topology and communication protocols, for various commonly used blockchain consensus consensuses will be discussed.

We will discover the challenges of WBN, and the relationship between the communication in terms of spectrum and power provision, and the wireless blockchain network performance in terms of scalability, throughput and latency, and security.

We will try to answer one important question, which is how much communication resource is needed to run a wireless blockchain network.

About the Speaker

Dr Lei Zhang is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at the University of Glasgow. He has academia and industry combined research experience on 4G, 5g and 6G wireless communications and their applications to IoT, Blockchain, automation, data privacy and security He is principle investigator or co-investigator of several research projects funded by UKRI, DCMS, Scottish government and industry. He has 14 patents granted in more than 30 countries/regions including US, UK, EU, China and Japan. Dr Zhang has published 3 books and 100 peer reviewed papers. He received IEEE Communication Society TAOS Best Paper Award in 2019.

Dr Zhang is the founding Chair of Special Interest Group on Wireless Blockchain Networks in IEEE Cognitive Networks Technical Committee. He is a Technical Committee Chair of the 5th International conference on UK China Emerging Technologies. He is an associate editor of IEEE Internet of Things (Journal, IEEE
Wireless Communications Letters and Digital Communications and Networks. Dr Zhang’s research was widely covered by media including the BBC.

If you wish to attend the webinar, please register via the button below as numbers are limited. Joining instructions will then be sent to you by email in the week prior to the event. For any queries please contact Secretary – IEEE UK & Ireland Blockchain Group

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