On Emerging Tech: A Teach-In with FIU


Category    Learning
Date      February 10, 2022 / Thursday / 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue     FIU Roz & Cal Kovens Conference Center    3000 NE 151st Street      North Miami      Florida

As part of the three-session EO Learning series collaboration with FIU, we present A “teach-in” featuring FIU researchers with expertise in blockchain, cryptocurrencies, machine learning, data analytics, performance modeling, and new education practices and how these technologies will change the ways we live and work.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:(TENTATIVE) Jason Liu 

Mr. Liu is a University Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor at the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University (FIU). Previously, he was a Research Scientist at Dartmouth ISTS in 2003, a Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign during 2003-2004, and an Assistant Professor at Colorado School of Mines during 2004-2007. He holds a honorary position as Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University, China, and has been a Visiting Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)/Laboratory of Information, Networking and Communication Sciences (LINCS). He has a B.S. degree from Beijing University of Technology in China in 1993, an M.S. degree from College of William and Mary in 2000, and a Ph.D. degree from Dartmouth College in 2003.

Jason Liu’s research focuses on modeling and simulation, parallel discrete-event simulation, performance modeling and simulation of computer systems and computer networks. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS), SIMULATION, Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, and IEEE Networking Letters. He is also on the Steering Committee of ACM SIGSIM Conference on Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM-PADS). He served as General Chair or Program Chair for several conferences in related areas.

Jason Liu is an NSF CAREER awardee in 2006 and an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2014. His research has been supported by various funding agencies, including NSF, DOE, DOD, and DHS.

Dr. Hemang Subramanian

Dr. Subramanian is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Business Analytics at FIU, College of Business. Dr. Subramanian holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology & Management from the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech.

He has published more than 11 research papers in journals such as Information Systems Research, Organization Science, Communications of the ACM and has published 22 papers in various international conferences.

He has authored 6 books on various blockchain topics including DeFi, Token-creation, Blockchain economics, etc and is a recipient of more than 3 grants for teaching and research. His area of focus is the economics, design, and the mechanics of blockchain marketplaces and decentralized platforms.

His research area has included topics in IT Entrepreneurship, Valuation of User Generated Content, Bug Bounty platforms, Spatial Arbitrage, large scale transaction systems, Cryptocurrency adoption and Decentralized applications. Before academics, Dr. Subramanian spent more than a decade in the IT industry.

He is often cited by mainstream media outlets. on a variety of topics pertaining to the blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Invited: Member & Guest, Accelerator, SAP



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