CAS PIFI Visiting Professor Gilles Fedak talked about Blockchain at CNIC
(Written by Li Yicong)
Invited by Prof. He Haiwu of the High Performance Department, CAS PIFI visiting scholar Dr. Gilles Fedak visited the Computer Network Information Center (CNIC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on September 18 and gave a lecture entitled iEx.ec: Fully Distributed Cloud Thanks to the Ethereum Blockchain.
Dr. Gilles Fedak is a permanent research scientist of the French National Institute for Computer Science and Applied Automation (French: Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique, INRIA) since 2004 and is currently working in the AVALON team. After graduated from University Paris Sud in 2003, he was awarded the postdoctoral fellowship and conducted research at University California San Diego in 2003-2004. His research topics include designing and implementing an open-source Desktop Grid system called XtremWeb, and an open-source platform for data-intensive applications on Cloud and Desktop Grid called BitDew.
As an expert on high performance computing and big data, Dr. Gilles Fedak introduced Ethereum Blockchain and iEx.ec Fully Distributed Cloud in his presentation and had in-depth discussions with the audience.