日本九州大学（Kyushu University）Kouichi Sakurai教授应邀来我校讲学
撰稿人：陈淑红 发布时间：2018年4月23日 17:10
4月23日上午9:30-10:30，日本九州大学（Kyushu University）Kouichi Sakurai教授应邀在广州大学行政西楼前座四楼427会议室给计算机学院师生作了一场题为“Bitcoin, BlockChain, FinTech, IoT, AI and our Future --- also Cryptographic Aspects of CryptoCurrency ---”的学术报告。Kouichi Sakurai教授给师生们介绍了目前IT和金融领域的热点研究方向区块链，生动地讲述了比特币、区块链、加密货币的概念、发展及应用。通过生动的案例分析了目前受到不少互联网金融公司热捧的金融科技“Fintech”。介绍了区块链在金融科技、物联网、人工智能领域的应用及其前景。区块链作为分布式数据存储、点对点传输、共识机制、加密算法等计算机技术的新型应用模式，从数字货币加速渗透至其他领域，和各行各业创新融合。Kouichi Sakurai教授为广大师生带来的别开生面的精彩讲座激发了大家对区块链研究的浓烈兴趣。师生们踊跃提问，请教Kouichi Sakurai教授。有些研究生甚至本科生表示想进一步了解区块链的相关研究成果及技术，期待能有机会在今后对本领域的学习和研究中得到Kouichi Sakurai教授的指导。
Kouichi Sakurai received the B.S. degree in mathematics from the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University in 1986. He received the M.S. degree in applied science in 1988, and the Doctorate in engineering in 1993 from the Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University. He was engaged in research and development on cryptography and information security at the Computer and Information Systems Laboratory at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation from 1988 to 1994. From 1994, he worked for the Dept. of Computer Science of Kyushu University in the capacity of associate professor, and became a full professor there in 2002.
He had been working with the Institute of Systems & Information Technologies and Nanotechnologies, as the chief of Information Security laboratory, for promoting research co-operations among the industry, university and government under the theme "Enhancing IT-security in social systems". He has been successful in generating such co-operations between Japan, China and Korea for security technologies as the leader of a Cooperative International Research Project supported by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) during 2005-2006. Moreover, in March 2006, he established research co-operations under a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of information security with Professor Bimal Kumar Roy, the first time Japan has partnered with The Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI). And concurrently he is working also with CyberSecurity Center of Kyushu University (https://cs.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/), and doing joint project with IIT-Delhi on IoT-security (https://cs.kyushu-u.ac.jp/sicorp/en/). Professor Sakurai has published more than 350 academic papers around cryptography, information security, and CyberSecurity (See his DBLP http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/s/Sakurai:Kouichi)