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JD.com Launches a Blockchain Research Lab

Recently, JD.com launches blockchain research lab partnering with Ying Wu College of Computing. This joint research center will help catapult blockchain technology.

The research labs will be based at Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Science and another one at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The lab’s launch was announced at Beijing and will mainly focus on solving the effectiveness and stability challenges that have mainly affected the application of blockchain, and also invent better technology for the same. Some of the lab’s benefits include an annual common research workshop that will solve challenges of security, privacy protection and many more.

The Lab’s Management

The lab will be managed by:

  • Dr. Jan Pei- President of smart supply chain and JD big data
  • Dr. Zhenfeng Zhang the Vice Chief Engineer at the ISCAS
  • Dr. Qiang Tang- assistant professor in the Ying Wu College of computing

A Visit To JD.com New Headquarters In Yizhuang Of Beijing

The leaders will be integral at bringing to light the vision of the company, with both Dr. Zhang and Dr. Tang having many years of experience in the blockchain department. Today, JD.com have a total clientele base of about 300 million. With such a large number of customers, the firm is fully aware of how significant blockchain technology is at boosting transparency in the supply chain.

We are the pioneer in the application off blockchain, hence our dedication to increasing its potential by investing in its growth by applying key research and strategic partnerships, said Mr. Pei of JD.com.

He also believes that their latest collaboration with the ISCAS and NJIT will leverage their vision to push the development and application of technology in the blockchain field. In the separate statement, Dr. Joel S bloom of the New Jersey Institute of technology and Zhong Hua the Deputy Director of the ISCAS appreciated the move by JD.com.

JD.com Launches Blockchain Research Lab

About JD.com

Jd.com is a China E-commerce company with exceptional retail infrastructure that allows customers to buy anything, anywhere at any time. The company is a member of the Fortune global 500 company and NASDAQ 100. Moreover, they have also spread their technology to other brands and service providers.

About the Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Science

The institute was founded in 1985 as a software branch of the Institute of Computing Technology. Since its inception, the ISCAS amassed tons of prizes and conducted loads of researches on matters technology. The institute has 6 branches with a few laboratories across the country.

About New Jersey Institute of Technology

NJIT is one of the 32 Polytechnic University in the United States. The institute has an economic impact of about $1.73 billion annually to the New Jersey state and is able to conduct research of about $140 million every year.

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