Invited Speakers 

     Prof. Laura Ricci

     University of Pisa, Italy

Bio: Laura Ricci received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Pisa. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science, University of Pisa. She has been a member of the group for the definition of the Italian national strategy on blockchains. She has been involved in several research projects and is the Local Coordinator of the H2020 European Project—Helios: A Content Aware Distributed Networking Framework. Her research interests include distributed systems, peer-to-peer networks, cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and social networks analysis. She has coauthored more than 150 articles published on international journals and conference/workshop proceedings in these fields. She has served as a Program Committee Member and the chair for several conferences. She is an editor of international journals on blockchain technology.(Based on document published on 6 December 2021).


     Assoc. Prof. Zhiquan Liu

     Jinan University, China

Bio: Zhiquan Liu received the B.S. degree from the School of Science, Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree from the School of Computer Science and Technology, Xidian University in 2017. He is currently an associate professor and master supervisor of Jinan University. His research interests include Internet of vehicles security, UAV security, web security, trust and privacy, artificial intelligence, blockchain, etc. In recent years, he has published more than 50 outstanding papers on Information Fusion, IEEE TDSC, IEEE TMC, IEEE TITS, IEEE IoTJ, IEEE TII, IEEE TCC, IEEE TVT, IEEE ICWS, IEEE WCNC, etc, has applied forbeen authorized more than 60 national invention patents, foreign invention patents, and PCT patents, and has published 5 books about Web, Java, CC++, Python, and Big data.