Ripple Blockchain COE@IIITH
Ripple is committed to blockchain research, and it has launched University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple has chosen many university partners, IIITH is one of the early university partners to promote blockchain research and set-up a center of excellence in the blockchain. Through this COE, IIITH is actively researching different aspects of blockchain such as security, next-gen blockchains, game-theoretic issues, ML over blockchains, e-governance over blockchain, to name a few.
Ripple Labs, Inc. is an American FinTech company that develops the Ripple payment protocol and exchange network. Ripple is revolutionizing international payments using blockchain technology. Since 2012, it has grown up to scale where 300+ financial instruments are using Ripple Network for monetary transfers.
International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH) is an autonomous university, founded as a not-for-profit, public-private partnership (N-PPP) in 1998. It is the first IIIT in India under this model. Over the years, the institute has evolved strong research programs in various areas, with an emphasis on technology and applied research for industry and society. The institute facilitates interdisciplinary research and a seamless flow of knowledge. Several world-renowned centers of excellence are part of IIITH’s research portfolio. It has established various collaboration and co-innovation models with an industry outreach spanning significant national and multinational companies. Its innovative curriculum allows students the flexibility to select their courses and projects. Apart from academics, the institute provides students with a comprehensive environment that promotes art and culture, sports, societal contributions, and self-governance.