Block Chalk Jayhawk
The Home of Blockchain Education & Research in Kansas
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University of Kansas Digital Finance Conference
April 5, 2019 at the Burge Union 9:00am until 4:00pm
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On Campus with Perry Alexander
Professor of Electric and Computer Science and Director of ITTC
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Block Chalk Jayhawk
The Home of Blockchain Education & Research in Kansas
Learn More
University of Kansas Digital Finance Conference
April 5, 2019 at the Burge Union 9:00am until 4:00pm
Learn More
On Campus with Perry Alexander
Professor of Electrical and Computer Science and Director of ITTC
Read Here

Who We Are

The University of Kansas Blockchain Institute is an interdisciplinary organization established under the Information Telecommunications Technology Center to promote the implications and applications of blockchain technology across the professional fields of engineering, business development, and policy making.

Education

The first application of blockchain technology was brought into existence just ten years ago with the invention of Bitcoin. In the timespan from then to the present, development of this technology has rapidly advanced and is now being applied to a wide range of industries — giving rise to new era of disruption. Our education initiative is fueled by the desire to prepare students for the industries of tomorrow and create one of the best blockchain talent pools in academia.

Research

Under the guidance of the Information Telecommunications Technology Center, the Blockchain Institute provides a platform for researchers to explore some of the most intriguing topics in the space, such as: distributed network security, applied cryptoeconomic game theory, zero-knowledge proofs and their applications, and cryptoasset market research.

Research

Under the guidance of the Information Telecommunications Technology Center, the Blockchain Institute provides a platform for researchers to explore some of the most intriguing topics in the space, such as: distributed network security, applied cryptoeconomic game theory, zero-knowledge proofs and their applications, and cryptoasset market research.

Conference

The University of Kansas Digital Finance Conference was day-long event held April 5th, 2019 which highlighted, educated, and explored bleeding edge projects in the fintech space. The KU Blockchain Institute has more exciting events in the pipeline that will aim to grow students and industry members alike.