A new academic research center from the laboratory that created Zilliqa and Kyber Network looks to solve big issues in blockchain.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced the creation of the “Cryptocurrency Strategy, Techniques, and Algorithms” or CRYSTAL Center, an academic research lab and think tank, aiming to lead as one of world’s foremost centers for research on blockchains. The lab is founded by a team of NUS professors. Prof. Prateek Saxena, an assistant professor in the computer science department of NUS, and Prof. Keith Carter, associate professor of practice in department of information systems and analytics will co-direct the Center located at the School of Computing at NUS. The CRYSTAL Center aims to providing scientific clarity in shaping technical research ideas in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space. The team of experts has been responsible for several academically grounded spinoffs over the last two years in the blockchain ecosystem.