The First International Symposium of Blockchain
Technology and Next Generation Internet
本次研讨会的目的是通过探讨数据科学领域的一些重大挑战问题、前沿研究状况和最新研究成果，如区块链(Blockchain)、下一代互联网(NGI)、机器学习和大数据可视分析(Big Data Visual Analysis)等，促进来自不同研究领域的思想碰撞与交流。国内外本领域的顶级专家受邀前来参加本次研讨会。
Professor Wendy Hall is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK, and was Dean of the Faculty of Physical Science and Engineering from 2010 to 2014. She was Head of the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) from 2002 to 2007. She is now a Director of the Web Science Institute.
William Knottenbelt is a Professor of Applied Quantitative Analysis in the Analysis, Engineering, Simulation and Optimization of Performance (AESOP) group in the Department of Computing at Imperial. As Director of the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, his research interests also encompass all aspects of cryptocurrencies, blockchains, distributed ledgers and smart contracts, and especially interested in novel applications of these technologies.
3. Yike Guo(郭毅可)
Yike Guo is a Professor of Computing Science in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London. He is the founding Director of the Data Science Institute at Imperial College, as well as leading the Discovery Science Group in the department. Professor Guo has published over 200 articles, papers and reports. Projects he has contributed to have been internationally recognised, including winning the “Most Innovative Data Intensive Application Award” at the Supercomputing 2002 conference for Discovery Net, and the Bio-IT World "Best Practices Award" for U-BIOPRED in 2014. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Kenneth Benoit is currently Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods, and Head of the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also Part-Time Professor in the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin, and has previously held a position at the Central European University (Budapest). He received his Ph.D. (1998) from Harvard University, Department of Government.