Blockchain Technology and Applications

CCI faculty are integrating blockchain with IoT technologies.
Faculty Involved: Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, Cyrus Shahabi, Naveed Muhammad

Blockchain Protocols for IoT

  • New blockchain protocols suitable for wireless, mobile and resource-constrained devices
  • Secure distributed consensus mechanisms
  • Privacy protocols using blockchains

Monetizing Data and Compute

  • Protocols and mechanisms to monetize sensor data streams
  • Smart contracts for distributed edge computing
  • Price-based scheduling for dispersed computing

IoT and Supply Chain

  • Recording on distributed ledgers for accounting and provenance
  • Verifiable cyber-physical interfaces for data verification
  • Architectures and systems integrating IoT and supply chainĀ 

Network Economics and Incentives

  • Token economies
  • Incentivizing user contributions
  • Network protocols with built in incentive mechanismsĀ