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World's first digital COVID-19 Antibody/Vaccination Certificate


As the Coronavirus Pandemic unfolds the OU’s blockchain team, where Dr Niaz Chowdhury was a key member, responded by developing the world's first digital solution of a tamper-proof Vaccination Certificate. The seminal paper that outlines the concept and prototype mobile phone app facilitating the instant verification of tamper-proof test results whilst preserving privacy can be found here: DOI: 10.1109/OJEMB.2020.2999214.


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  • New Book | December 2021

    Niaz Chowdhury and Lewis Mackenzie
    "Vehicular Communications for Smart Cars: Protocols, Applications and Security Concerns", CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
    The book can be purchased here: Official Link.

  • September 16, 2016 | Book Chapter

    A book chapter on the topics of blockchain technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) entitled Integrated Platforms for Blockchain-Enablement and co-authored by Dr Chowdhury is published in the book Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications by Elsevier. An author's version of the chapter can be found here. The original publication can be viewed here.

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  • September 9, 2019 | Paper Alart

    A paper on the topics of blockchain technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) entitled An IoT and blockchain-based approach for ensuring transparency and accountability in regulatory compliance is presented by Dr Chowdhury in the ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp) 2019 (Adjunct) in London, United Kingdom. An author's version of the paper can be found here. The original ACM publication can be viewed here.

  • September 16, 2019 | Book Chapter

    A book chapter on the topics of blockchain technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) entitled Integrated Platforms for Blockchain-Enablement and co-authored by Dr Chowdhury is published in the book Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications by Elsevier. An author's version of the chapter can be found here. The original publication can be viewed here.

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