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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Scaling Hyperledger Fabric: Creating faster and more efficient transactions

photo of Professor Srinivasan Keshav, PhD candidate Christian Gorenflo and Professor Lukasz Golab

Originally built as a way to secure cryptocurrency transactions, blockchain is a digital platform that verifies and records exchanges. Blockchains are global networks that can have millions of users, each adding information or data that is secured through cryptography. This creates an indisputable history of these transactions that cannot be modified by a single user, eliminating opportunities for fraud, and it is this feature that has some heralding blockchain as a way of increasing cybersecurity.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Professor Raouf Boutaba and his graduate students, Yuhao Dong and Woojung Kim, develop new cybersecurity system that offers better protection against hacking and censorship

photo of Yuhao Dong and Raouf Boutaba

A new cybersecurity system developed by researchers at the Cheriton School of Computer Science has a set a new standard in the fight to protect people from malicious online attacks.   

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Priyank Jaini receives prestigious 2019 Borealis AI Graduate Fellowship

photo of Priyank Jaini

PhD candidate Priyank Jaini is one of 10 recipients nationally to receive a Borealis AI 2019 Graduate Fellowship.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Q&A with Professor Xi He, a new faculty member at the Cheriton School of Computer Science

photo of Professor Xi He

Xi He joined the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science as an assistant professor in March 2019. She received her BS in computer science and applied mathematics from the University of Singapore in 2012 and her PhD in computer science from Duke University in 2018. Her research is on privacy and security for big-data management and analysis.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Rina Wehbe’s video selected as a top entry in NSERC's Science, Action! Contest

screen shot of Rina Webhe's video entry in NSERC’s Science, Action! video contest

A video created by Rina R. Wehbe, a PhD student at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, has been selected as one of 40 entries in NSERC’s Science, Action! video contest.

Titled Playing with Space, Rina’s video explores designing large displays for collaboaration.

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