About IIT Bhilai
The Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai, Chattisgarh is a public institute located in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India. It is one of the six new IITs established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, located in Chhattisgarh state.
About the Course
The Faculty Development Program on Blockchain Technologies and Applications is organised by the Department of EECS, Indian Institute of Technology IIT Bhilai from Dec 9-13, 2019. This is a 5-day short course (22.5 hours in total) on the Blockchain technologies and its applications.
The plan is to divide the course into three parts: firstly, we deal with some background knowledge that contains cryptography, cryptocurrencies, some required mathematical tools, the traditional distributed and ePayment systems; secondly, we address some blockchain basics which include various components of it such as transactions, blocks, consensus algorithms, smart contracts. Finally we talk about applications of the blockchain technologies focusing on supply chain, IoT and FinTech.
Topics to be Covered
- Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies
- Blockchain basics
- Cryptographic tools for blockchains
- Mathematical tools underlying blockchains
- Electronic payments vs. cryptocurrencies
- Traditional databases vs. DLT
- Consensus, mining and smart contracts
- Blockchain and supply chain
- Blockchain and FinTech
- Blockchain and IoT
- Writing smart contracts using a prog. language
Who can Participate?
- UG and PG students
- Faculty members
- Engineers, and
Course Completion Certificate
Participants are required to attend all the lectures and hands-on sessions. A course completion certificate will be issued to the participants by the AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy program upon successful completion of the course.
How to Register?
Interested participants can register for the FDP through this link.
Nov 25, 2019
Course Coordinator: Dr Souradyuti Paul