September 6, 2018

Dr. Heming Cui Receives Blockchain Funding Award from Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) FLAGSHIP

Dr. Heming Cui receives an award of HK$2.18M from the Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) FLAGSHIP 2018 with his proposal “A Blockchain-powered, Trustworthy Internet Layer (System) and its Decentralized and Efficient Applications”. This award invokes collaboration opportunities with Huawei, including joint effort on publishing papers in top venues, joint international patent applications, and open-sourcing the blockchain systems developed by Dr. Cui’s research group.

HIRP FLAGSHIP provides large and multi-year contract-based awards to support research that will significantly impact the technology areas of mutual interest to academia and Huawei. HIRP FLAGSHIP is an invitation-only scheme for leading-class faculty members from top universities and research institutes around the world.

More details of HIRP FLAGSHIP are available here.