WATERLOO — A San Francisco-based company that uses blockchain technology for processing international transactions is funding University of Waterloo researchers who are working in this evolving area of global commerce.
Waterloo is the only Canadian institution participating in Ripple's University Blockchain Research Initiative. Ripple, launched in 2012, uses blockchain to process international transactions quickly and inexpensively.
Anwar Hasan, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UW, has been appointed the Ripple chair. His areas of expertise include cryptography.
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