The School of Computer Science Techincal Workshop Series Presents: Cryptocurrency, NFT, and Blockchain

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - 15:00 to 16:00

The School of Computer Science- Technical Workshop Series

The School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor is pleased to present...

Title of Workshop: Cryptocurrency, NFT, and Blockchain 


Presenter:  Dr. Mubashir Husain Rehmani - Munster Technological University (MTU), Ireland

Date: Tuesday, November 1st, 2022 

Time:  3:00pm – 4:00pm 

Location: 4th Floor (Workshop space) at 300 Ouellette Avenue (School of Computer Science Advanced Computing Hub)


Space is limited to 80 attendees



In this workshop, first, we introduce Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). We then discuss the underlying technology of Cryptocurrency and NFTs i.e., Blockchain. We then discuss how Cryptocurrency and NFTs work, their historical development, their architectures, where it is used and how it is implemented. We will also cover some technical details of both technologies. Finally, we discuss myths and reality regarding Cryptocurrencies and NFTs.



Dr.Mubashir Husain Rehmani (M’14-SM’15) received a B.Eng. degree in computer systems engineering from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan, in 2004, the M.S. degree from the University of Paris XI, Paris, France, in 2008, and the Ph.D. degree from the University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, in 2011. He is currently working as a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at Munster Technological University (MTU), Ireland. He has authored/edited a total of eight books. One of his textbooks on Blockchain is part of the MSc curriculum in MTU, Ireland. He was ranked # 1 in all Engineering disciplines in 2017 by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan. He received several best paper awards. He is serving on the editorial board of several top-ranked journals, including NATURE Scientific Reports, IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Green Communication and Networking and many others. He has been selected for inclusion on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 and 2021 list from Clarivate. His performance in this context is in the top 1% in Computer Science and Cross Field.