Special Seminar by Mr. Nipun Pitimanaaree

Special Seminar by Mr. Nipun Pitimanaaree, CTO & Co-Founder, Alpha Finance Lab

Title: Current Trends in Blockchain Research

Date: Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 PM.
Online: WebEx Meeting Link: https://mahidol.webex.com/mahidol/j.php?MTID=m233ad0e1abfd0b3970a2e4046322a8ad

Abstract
Blockchain is a new and exciting technology that has hit the world by storm. Blockchain smart contracts give rise to trustless, permissionless, decentralized applications such as cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance (DeFi), NFTs, GameFi, and others that are currently evolving. In this talk, we discuss several interesting research topics and open problems relating to blockchain technology. This includes a short introduction to blockchain & smart contracts, a high-level comparison of CeFi v.s. DeFi, and popular DeFi protocols (lending, DEX, yield aggregator, leverage yield farming).