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Engineering / IT

OIT Opens Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Course for Winter Quarter

January 07, 2021

Olivet Institute of Technology is opening a Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain course taught by Dr. Reza Sadoddin for winter quarter 2021. The advanced level course covers a new trending technology, blockchain, as a widely used application fitting with cryptocurrencies bitcoin. Blockchain is regarded as one of the two most promising technology to revolutionize the world, as the other one is artificial intelligence. Blockchain is based on computer cryptography and it has wide applications including bitcoin and smart contracts.

"This is the first time OIT has opened a course in the area of blockchain and smart contracts, which is of great importance for providing cutting-edge level technology courses and equipping students for various needs of ministries," said OIT Director Thomas Kong.

OIT hopes this course can provide students with knowledge of this important tech trend. Students interested to enroll in this course must fulfill the prerequisites and hold basic knowledge of computer security as a requirement.

Dr. Sadoddin is currently a senior developer at Google's Headquarter in the Bay Area. His expertise in search engine, data mining and machine learning have enabled him to teach new google employees for development.

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