Dr. Imtiaz Khan is an Associate Professor of Data Science and leads the Centre for Industry 4.0 and Blockchain Research at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK. This centre has wide range of blockchain technology related research focusing on applicability of this technology in Public Services and FinTech. For example with Companies House, UK the centre is designing and developing a distributed ledger technology (DLT) based system to guarantee the integrity of the company register; with telemedicine company Balsamee LTD, designing and developing a DLT driven digital health e-market place for medical data trading. The centre also has different projects for developing AI driven chatbots, mobile apps for different industries. For more information about the centre please follow the link (https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/technologies/Pages/Research.aspx) email: email@example.com
A. SHAHAAB is a PhD candidate at Cardiff Metropolitan University. His research focuses on the feasibility of Distributed Ledgers (DLTs) and Blockchain Technology to guarantee the integrity of Companies House UK data. Key areas of his research are DLTs frameworks, security, privacy and immutability aspects of DLTs and Blockchain as well as legislative and deployment challenges. He also has a passionate interest in utilising blockchain technology to solve real world issues around trust, transparency and identity. Having MSc in advanced computer science from University of St. Andrews, UK and BS in Computer Engineering from Comsats Islamabad, Pakistan, Ali has a strong grip on software systems, distributed computing, cryptography and information systems.
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