23 Jun 2020

Three days FDP on Blockchain Technology held on 3rd June to 5th June 2020 organized by CSE Dept.

A Three-Day online FDP on ‘Blockchain Technology’ was organized by Delhi Technical Campus, Greater Noida. The Department of Computer Science & Engineering, was organized this event from 5th  June  to 7th June2020. The Event Patrons were Prof.(Dr.) Ra njit Varma  (Director) and Prof. (Dr.) Pranay Tanwar (Dean-Academics). The Event Coordinators were Dr. Divya Mishra (HOD, CSE Department), Dr. Pushpa (Associate Professor, CSE Department).

FDP aims to provide opportunities to faculty members, research scholars and post graduate students to enrich their teaching skill and research in the field of Blockchain Technology. The Blockchain research shall learn the concepts of areas like smart contract, auditing, testing in Blockchain along with cryptography as the digital labour for the Integration of Distributed Finance.

The session was delivered by Mr. Abhishek Bhattachary, Co-founder at Whrrl and an ex-Product Owner for Policybazaar.com’s service product. A 3x Entrepreneur, a 2x Author, an Educator, and a regular Speaker, he has been in Blockchain for about 3 years, commercially, and academically prior to that. He has been an Advisor to several startups such as eSports.com (who raised 5.8 Million EUR in their ICO), Vayla, Blockchain Advisory Council, NafCoin et. al. His second book (Secure Chains: Cybersecurity and Blockchain-powered Automation) has been published by BPB Publications – Asia’s Largest Publisher of IT Books.

We have received 684 registrations from France, Germany, US, Australia, Malaysia et. al., apart from India. Around 300 faculty members or research scholars or post graduate students were successfully completed the 3 days online FDP. The FDP was highly appreciated by all attendees. The Question and Answer discussions during the FDP of all the sessions were very useful, as they gave an opportunity to the participants to discuss and share innovative ideas and implementable solutions.

The certificates was provided on the public Ethereum Blockchain – one of the first times this was happening with the association of ODEM (ODEM is an on-demand education marketplace built on the Ethereum blockchain). These certificates are verifiable publicly, and are readily uploadable to LinkedIn and CVs.

DAY 1 – 05/06/2020: Afternoon Session – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Ms. Nidhi Sharma (Assistant Professor, CSE) welcomed the participants and Speaker in the start of the session she also discussed the main objectives of the FDP along with a brief introduction about DTC.  There were around 427 attendees, which included academicians and researchers. Mr. Abhishek Bhattacharya then started the session with the Blockchain concept, its importance, myths etc. A dashboard (https://bit.ly/classdashboard) was created by speaker for providing all assignment, recorded session, PPT etc.. At the end Dr. Pushpa concluded the session.

A classroom Dashboard created by speaker

DAY 2 – 06/06/2020: Afternoon Session – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

Dr. Divya Mishra (HOD, CSE) welcomed the participants and Speaker in the start of the session with brief objective of day 2 FDP.  298 participants had joined the day 2 session of FDP.  Mr. Abhishek Bhattacharya then started the session with the practical aspect of public ethereum blockchain. Various important concepts such as consensus mechanism, creation of blockchain, transaction initiation, Merkle tree and blockchain explorer was discussed in day 2 session.  At the end, Dr. Pushpa concluded the session.

DAY 3 – 06/06/2020: Afternoon  Session – 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Dr. Divya Mishra (HOD, CSE) welcomed the participants and Speaker in the start of the session with brief objective of day 3 FDP.  283 participants had joined the day 3 session of FDP.  Mr. Abhishek Bhattacharya again started the day 3 sessions with the practical aspect of public ethereum blockchain. Day 3 session explored the Ethereum blockchain for transactions, addresses, tokens, prices and other activities taking place on Ethereum. This session was very much interactive and on receiving the special request of participant we had extended this session by 1 hour. At the end, Dr. Pushpa concluded the session.

Some Images of FDP