FACULTY PROFILE

Dr Dusit Niyato

Dr Dusit Niyato

Associate Professor in School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

Dr Dusit Niyato is currently an associate professor in the School of Computer Engineering, at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests are in the area of the optimization of wireless communication and mobile cloud computing, smart grid systems, economic analysis of IoT and big data

Dr Liu Yang

Dr Liu Yang

Associate Professor in School of Computer Engineering (Software & Information), Nanyang Technological University

Dr Liu is an associate professor in Division of Software and Information Systems (SIS), School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University.  Dr Liu’s current research interests are related to Formal Methods, Software Security and Software Engineering and Multi-Agent systems. 

Dr Sourav Sen Gupta

Dr Sourav Sen Gupta

Associate Professor in School of Computer Engineering (Software & Information), Nanyang Technological University

Dr Sourav is a lecturer at the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr Sourav’s primary research interest is in the field of Cryptology, but he takes an active interest in the evolving research areas of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology, as well as in Systems Security and applications of Machine Learning in Cybersecurity.

INDUSTRY EXPERT PROFILE 

Dr Pei Sai Fan

Dr Pei Sai Fan

Ex-Senior Vice President & Head of Capital Markets Department of OCBC Banking Group

Dr Pei has close to 35 years of experience in banking and finance, spanning across commercial banking, investment banking and capital markets, central banking and financial regulation and supervision. His last held senior management position was Senior Vice President & Head of Capital Markets Department of OCBC Banking Group. Dr Pei was also the key member of OCBC banking group’s Asset & Liability Management Committee.

Dr Boh Wai Fong

Dr Boh Wai Fong

Professor and Head of Information Systems, Nanyang Business School (NTU)

Dr Boh Wai Fong is Professor and head of Information Systems at the Nanyang Business School, NTU. Her research interests are in the areas of knowledge and innovation management and social media. In recent years, she extends her research into blockchain area. She has spoken in multiple industry conferences, and specializes in research and conducting training for entrepreneurs, managers and employees in areas related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Prof Boh is also frequently quoted and interviewed in the media, and has published several commentaries in local newspapers.

Zhang Zhiguo

Zhang Zhiguo

Chief Scientific Officer, PeerSafe

Mr. Zhang Zhiguo, chief scientific officer of PeerSafe, was graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China. He is an early researcher of blockchain technology in China. Focus on smart-contract, consensus algorithm, cryptography, and finance application. With more than 20 years of IT experience, He has unique insights into finding a way to guide blockchain technology into the current finance business logic.Mr. Zhang Zhiguo, chief scientific officer of PeerSafe, was graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China. He is an early researcher of blockchain technology in China. Focus on smart-contract, consensus algorithm, cryptography, and finance application. With more than 20 years of IT experience, He has unique insights into finding a way to guide blockchain technology into the current finance business logic. He has served as a technical specialist in AsiaInfo, Hitachi Data System, Dell China, and other companies. To provide business data analysis and tech solutions for the large enterprise. He has designed some core business architectures for China’s three major carriers, also has participated in the optimization of some Bank’s business system. 
He is a pioneer in combining blockchain technology with traditional industries.