We are committed to promoting the concept of Web3 to the whole society, while cultivating future-oriented Web3 talents, and aiming to become the West Point Military Academy of Web3
We focus on the underlying technologies and applications of Web3, including cryptography, blockchain, smart contracts, token economics, DeFi, Metaverse, etc.
We are not an ivory tower. In addition to the research on the most advanced technologies, we also apply them to many projects and use these projects to promote the development of Web3
The past decade has seen flourishing innovations in financial technology. Among them, blockchain, “the new internet”, is the foremost to reshape many industrial sectors, including financial services, and the society in general. The acceleration of advance brings about an explosive growth of innovative technologies, numerous emerging startups, and widespread applications to banking, IOT, supply chains, etc. It is now the best of times of financial technology, at the age of data science and the epoch of AI.
Thanks to the generous sponsorship from the Foga Technology, the founding of this lab marks the vision and mission of the combined forces from the members to the advisors of the Lab. In HKUST, the hub of technological advance in Hong Kong, we strive to coordinate the research strengths in the academia of HKUST and the industry, to make concentrated research efforts, to explore the unchartered waters of cutting edge financial technology, in the hope of benefiting the society of Hong Kong, the greater China and the mankind.
Patents and Papers
The Lab has incubated a bunch of Web3 projects
A decentralized insurance platform. Provide better insurance products as well as innovative solutions via blockchain technology.
Provide price reference for NFTs from their historical performances. Concentrate NFTs' liquidity based on their prices.
An Under-Collateralized Borrowing Protocol Without any permission on assets Without using off-chain information
Talentre is a Web3 career platform, providing Web3 career training and job search services.
A decentralized investment that breaks investment barriers using advanced analytics and algorithms.
KOIHub is a project sitting right at the gate from web2 to web3. Users can easily enter the world of Web3 by scanning QR codes and getting free NFTs.
Synthetic financial data provider through deep learning technology.
Committed to bringing the whole of Hong Kong into a metaverse that interacts with reality.
This is a campus metaverse project initiated by the Lab and carried out university wide.
A Web 3.0 learn to earn project, aiming to become a Web3 Coursera or Udemy.
CroPo is a project to build a decentralized crowdsourcing platform, mainly focusing on data labeling for AI.
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Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Founder of HKUST CryptoFintech Lab. Associate Director of HKUST Big Data Institute. Director of HKUST Big Data and Bio-Intelligence Lab.
Department of Mathematics(Director). Fellow of Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Director of Crypto-Fintech Lab and MSc Financial Mathematics.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Decision Analytics. Associate director of HKUST Crypto-Fintech Lab.
Department of Mathematics, HKUST
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