The head of CDL-BOT, Stefan Schulte, has been interviewed for the latest issue of "Wien Wissen", talking about the usage of blockchains in the Internet of Things. Please find the resulting article on blockchain research at TU Wien at https://club.wien.at/static/ePaper/WIEN-WISSEN-2021-01/index.html#/4. Unfortunately, the article is only available in German.
On May 4th, 2021, Stefan Schulte, head of CDL-BOT, participated in the Panel Discussion on Cross Chain Operations at the IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. Within the panel, Stefan discussed with Peter Robinson (ConsenSys & The University of Queensland), Ying Xue (Brown University), and Raghvendra Ramesh (ConsenSys) current trends and future developments in the field of blockchain interoperability. The panel was moderated by David Hyland-Wood (Bits-Core).
Talk at the Austrian Blockchain Center
On 29.04.2021, Stefan Schulte (CDL-BOT), Christof Spanring, and Philip Gahler (both from Pantos GmbH) gave a presentation at the Austrian Blockchain Center Talk series to an audience of roundabout 300 listeners. Within the presentation, a general overview of interoperability issues and solution approaches in the realm of Distributed Ledger Technologies were presented. Also, the application of interoperability solutions was discussed. A video from the talk can be found at Youtube.
Inauguration of the Christian Doppler Laboratory
The Christian Doppler Laboratory Blockchain Technologies for the Internet of Things has been inaugurated today. Because of the ongoing Corona pandemic, the opening had to take place online. An audience of more than 650 people watched speeches by Austria's Minister of Digital and Economic Affairs, Dr. Margarete Schramböck, the rector of TU Wien, Dr. Sabine Seidler, the head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory, Dr.-Ing. Stefan Schulte, as well as Dominik Schiener (Co-Founder IOTA) and Eric Demuth (CEO Bitpanda and Pantos).
Best Paper Award at IEEE Blockchain 2020
Congratulations to Tamara Brandstätter, Stefan Schulte, Jürgen Cito and Michael Borkowski for winning the Best Paper Award for their paper "Characterizing Efficiency Optimizations in Solidity Smart Contracts" at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Blockchain.Paper Download
Presentation of 2 Research Papers at IEEE Blockchain 2020
The papers "Characterizing Efficiency Optimizations in Solidity Smart Contracts" and "ETH Relay: A Cost-Efficient Relay for Ethereum-Based Blockchains" have been presented by Dr.-Ing. Stefan Schulte at the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Blockchain. This conference is the top conference in the blockchain research field, with an acceptance rate of 16% in 2020.
Official start of CDL-BOT
We are very happy to announce that today, the Christian Doppler Laboratory Blockchain Technologies for the Internet of Things (CDL-BOT) has started. We want to thank our partners Pantos and IOTA as well as the Christian Doppler Research Association for their support. We are looking forward to do groundbreaking research in the field of blockchains and other Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) for the IoT.