Optimizing energy efficiency in commercial and industrial applications using smart contracts and smart grids. Currently, these applications require an enormous amount of energy to operate, leading to high costs, large carbon footprints, and critical vulnerability from power outages. This project is directed by Dr. Evangelos Pournaras, Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich.
A smart charging management platform for electric vehicles that allows seamless energy transactions between electric vehicle owners, charging infrastructure owners, and grid operators. This project is directed by P. Eng Shivam Saxena, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at York University, Toronto.
- Ensuring supply chain provenance and food safety using blockchain immutability and smart contracts. It also provides recommendations for the UN/CEFACT on how they can best adopt blockchain technology. This project is directed by Prof. Henry Kim, co-director of York University’s Blockchain Lab.