Ripple pledges multiyear support to the UO and CIS in support of academic research in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital payments
Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) will fund a new program in the CIS department: The Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Cybersecurity Program (BCCP). The UO is one of just 17 universities worldwide in the UBRI.
"I think this is just an absolutely wonderful opportunity," said Joe Sventek, CIS head. "Two things we need to be good at to prepare students for this... Read more
Brent Lessley, a fifth-year Ph.D. student is surveying and comparing parallel hashing algorithms that are specially designed to run in the Graphical Processing Unit. Read more
Prof. Dejing Dou led a research team to receive a National Science Foundation Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) grant for Big Learning. This is the first ever NSF IUCRC center to be established in UO. Read more
Tinaz Ekim Asici is a Fulbright scholar from Istanbul, Turkey visiting the CIS department to research the computational complexity of the defensive domination problem in graph theory Read more
A new $2.2 million Research Advanced Computing Services (RACS) facility will officially launch. Dec. 6.
The facility will provide access to large-scale computing resources for all UO researchers, and is located in the Allen Hall Data Center. Read more
Ramakrishnan Durairajan's "Internet Atlas" was recognized as one of the greatest innovations of this year for cybersecurity. Read more