Business student shines in international blockchain competition09 Jul, 2019
The event, co-hosted by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP), College of Business of City University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Blockchain Society, was a multidisciplinary design competition that invited students from around the globe to apply blockchain and cryptography in solving real-world challenges. Jeremiah’s team, named “Aero-Knowledge Proof”, proposed to apply blockchain and cryptographic techniques to improve the safety of the aviation industry by providing a real-time proof-of-compliance tool for aircraft maintenance records. The team was also honoured with the Top IoT Chain Award and People’s Choice Runner-Up.
First place in the competition was a team from University of Michigan, USA; second place was from University of San Carlos, Philippines, and the tied third place was from University of Waterloo, Canada.