The Chieftin Lab (“the Lab”) is led by Professor Bill Roscoe. Chieftin stands for China-Europe FinTech Innovation. The Lab serves as an international financial technology R&D centre; a centre for top research talents in financial technology and a centre for the industrialisation of financial technology. It acts as a bridge enabling communication between top Chinese and European technological researchers. The Lab has already attracted a number of world-class scientists, and is becoming a centre for financial technological talents in China.
By taking internationally distinguished scientists as the fulcrum and the demand for technology by the booming financial industry in the Pearl River Delta, including Shenzhen, as the lever, the Lab will maximise these various resources at home and abroad. We see huge opportunities for research in applied cryptography and computer science leading to important innovations in the field of financial technology. Our motto is “Real Research for the Real World”.
Top class academic research in areas that quickly bring a positive tangible impact.
There is tremendous scope for real innovation in technology in order to support new generations of financial and other transactions. We will pursue scientific research in computer security and related areas such as human factors and distributed systems with a view to developing IP that can be developed to support and secure the world's future transactions.
We are gathering a group of international experienced and early-career researchers in applied cryptography and other relevant fields to work together in this area and publish their work after patenting it, if appropriate. Chieftin Lab will offer a first class working environment and support mechanism. Working primarily in English, it will build strong links with the world-wide security research community.