Building new trust with blockchain
Blockchains have been touted by technology experts around the world as the next big technological revolution, creating trust where trust never existed before and enabling technologies and services once thought of as science fiction. Researchers at CMU are focused on bringing these dreams of blockchain to fruition.
Securing the energy grid with blockchainsThe threat malicious hackers pose to the energy grid is a legitimate one, and that’s precisely why the US Department of Energy has awarded two Carnegie Mellon researchers a $400,000 grant to strengthen grid security using blockchain technology. Read more.
CMU partners with leading payments company Ripple to accelerate innovation in blockchain & cryptocurrencyCarnegie Mellon University has announced a partnership with Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative(UBRI) to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments.
Blockchain Course Challenges Students To Create Apps for the Launch of CMU Cryptocurrency
Interest in the vast transformative potential for blockchain across industries around the globe has grown rapidly in recent years. Carnegie Mellon University researchers are tapping into many disparate applications of blockchain and cryptography to advance economic and business functions of this new technology. One such initiative is the development of a localized cryptocurrency, CMU Coin, driven by the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation.
INI students help build BitClave’s blockchain networkFor their practicum project, a group of INI students worked side-by-side with BitClave to bring the start-up’s blockchain platform to life. Read More
Africa's first university-level blockchain course helps spread trusted tech throughout continentBlockchain technologies have been touted by many as a huge advancement in trust – something that can create trust where it didn't exist before. That's exactly why Carnegie Mellon made sure it would be the first to offer a university-level course on it in Africa. Read More