Building A Better Blockchain

Rujia Li (李佳轩) is a CS PhD candidate at University of Birmingham and Southern University of Science and Technology(Joint PhD Program). He is advised by Dr.David Galindo , Dr.Qi Wang and Prof. Mark Ryan . His principal research interests lie in the field of blockchain security analysis, defining and constructing cryptographic protocols based on blockchain and formal security proofs. He is a member of the Birmingham Centre for Cyber Security and Privacy and PACTMAN (EPSRC-funded project).

Research Interests:

  • Blockchain security analysis.
  • Constructing cryptographic protocols based on blockchain.
  • Privacy-preserving Smart Contracts.
  • Formal security proofs.

Industrially, he is interested in the security design and implementation of blockchain systems. As a designer or developer, he participated in several blockchain projects in the past three years, ranging from consensus algorithm, blockchain-aided random number generator to blockchain hardware implementation. For more industrial projects, please check the project web page.

Prior to studying at UK, he worked as a R&D engineer at State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) - the world's second largest company by revenue. During his time at SGCC, he was actively involved in a series of traditional projects such as State Grid Financial Management System. 2015 and State Grid Office Automation System 2014 (largest OA service in the world, 2014!). He is also a certified professional in database, both in relational database (Oracle, Mysql) and non-relational database (MongoDb).

Last updated 28/11/2019, Rujia