ReBlockchain group

Research on Blockchain Technology

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Research Overview


   The Blockchain Research Group focuses to develop Distributed, Decentralized, Secure, Trusted Environment Model (DD-STEM) for Intelligent Technologies such as intelligent vehicles, Artificial Intelligence, Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO), Internet of Things (IoT), Software Engineering, and Industrial internet (Industry 4.0), with tight coupling between existing mechanisms for tackling the problems of security, privacy-data oriented Intelligent Networks. The revolutions of information security in communications and pervasive network technologies have made sensible and controllable things around us. Currently, we are working towards the Blockchain Technology to build a distributed decentralized secure trusted environment model for Intelligent Networks and peer-to-peer data transmission in real-time-based applications. Mainly, we are focusing on following major research fields:




   This research focuses to develop a secure trusted environment for intelligent (autonomous/Self-driving) vehicular communication. It’s built a decentralized distributed Secure trusted peer-to-peer environment model for intelligent vehicles.



  1. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "비중앙집중형 자동차 보안 신뢰 네트워크 장치 및 방법 [APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DECENTRALIZED SECURE]", application no.10-2017-0092637,2017.07.21 [Applied] and Pub. No. : 1020190010195, 2019.01.30, [Published], Korea Patent. [Patent]

  2. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Branch Based Blockchain Technology in Intelligent Vehicle", Computer Networks, 2018, ISSN -1389-1286, (IF 3.05) [SCI]

  3. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, " Tri-Blockchain Based Intelligent Vehicular Communication Networks", 2019 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & EXPO Asia-Pacific, Jeju, South Korea, May 8 -10, 2019,

  4. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Trust Bit: Reward-based Intelligent Vehicles Communication using Blockchain", The 4th IEEE World Forum on the Intelligent of Things (WF-IoT), Singapore, Feb. 05-08, 2018.  

  5. Madhusudan Singh, Abhiraj Singh, Shiho Kim, "Blockchain Technology-A Game Changer for Securing IoT", The 4th IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things (WF-IoT), Singapore, Feb.05-08, 2018. 

  6. Madhusudan Singh, Aman Singh, "An Empirical Study on Automotive Cyber Attacks",  The 4th IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2018), Singapore, Feb. 05-08, 2018.  

  7. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Crypto Trust Point (cTp) for Secure Data Sharing among Intelligent Vehicles", The 2018 International Conference on Electronics, Information and communication (ICEIC 2018), Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Jan. 24-27, 2018. 

  8. Madhusudan Singh, Irish Singh, “Secure and Efficient Key Management Scheme for V2X Communication”, IEEE The Sixth International Conference on System Modeling & Advancement in Research Trends (SMART), 2017, PP. 123~132, December 28~30, 2017.

  9. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Introduce Reward-based Intelligent Vehicle Communication Using Blockchain Technology",14th International SoC Design Conference (ISOCC 2017), Grand Hilton Hotel, Seoul, South Korea, Nov. 5-8, 2017. 

  10. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Blockchain Technology for Intelligent Vehicles", IEEE Secure Development Conference (IEEE SecDev 2017), The Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, MA, USA, Sept. 24-26, 2017. 

  11. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, "Blockchain-based Intelligent Vehicle Data Sharing Framework", arXiv preprint, arXiv: 1708.09721, 01 Sept. 2017.

  12. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, “Intelligent Vehicle-Trust Point: Reward-based Intelligent Vehicle Communication using Blockchain", arXiv preprint, arXiv: 1707.07442, 28 Jul 2017.


Organizing Events


  1. Co-Chair & Co-Organizer of 3rd Workshop on Blockchain-based Secure Trust environment Model for the Internet of Things 2019,   conjunction with IEEE 5th World Forum on Internet of Things, Ireland, 15-18 April 2018

  2. Co-Chair & Co-Organizer of 2nd Workshop on Blockchain-based Secure Trust environment Model for Intelligent Communication   2019, Conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Communications, Shanghai, China, 20-24 May 201

  3. Co-Chair & Co-Organizer of Workshop on Secure Trust Environment for Intelligent Vehicles (STEM-IV), 2018, conjunction with   IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things, 05-08 February, 2018-Singapore.

  4. Organizing International Workshop on Automotive Security-2017 (AutoCyS-17), at the Intelligent Vehicles Symposium   2017 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Redondo Beach, California on June 11-14, 2017. [SuW3T6 Workshop,Marina]


Blockchain Technology for Industrial Internet [industry 4.0]


In this research, our team is working on depth analysis of Industry 4.0 revolution and blockchain technology, as recent evolution, for building next-generation secure decentralized, distributed and trusted Industry Environment with enhancing the productivity of industries and also guarantee Industrial internet (Industry 4.0) a transparent, reliable, secure environment for people, processes, systems, and services in the upcoming industrial world.

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Blockchain Technology for the decentralized autonomous organization [DAo]


In this research project, our team introduces a prospective solution employing blockchain technology, which incorporates a Turing complete programming language with smart contract computing functionality. It is elaborated that permits the formation of organizations where participants preserve straight real-time checks of contributed collects and governance policies are formalized, automatized, and imposed using the software. DAOs are considered to agree to the expectation of the business work.



  1. Madhusudan Singh, Shiho Kim, “Blockchain for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations”, Advances in Computers (ADCOM), Elsevier, ISSN:0065-2458, 8th July 2019.

Blockchain Technology for Software Engineering [Block-SE]


   Software Engineering is providing a development process of any software with any interruption as we know software engineering has multiple steps and it always needs modification and changes in each stage. The development is sometimes miscommunicated due to inconsistency, incompleteness, non-verifiability, and difference of opinion among different stakeholders. Every new discussion with customers and stakeholders brings up new ideas, which is very challenging for the software engineers to maintain the consistency and verifiability with the previously recorded information. Neither the customers nor stakeholders account for what they said, what they are saying, and what they actually want. Using systematic manual analysis or an executable model to check development is not enough. There is an emergent need for open transparent and verifiable platform networks like blockchain for customers, stakeholders, and software engineers for communicating, collaborating, and collecting their ideas, thoughts, and requirements clearly and coming up to a consensus. This will help software engineers to clearly analyze and elicit verifiable, traceable, comprehensible for the system, which can maximally comply with the needs of all the customers and stakeholders involved with the software system. Therefore, Blockchain can play a very important role in the software engineering domain. The blockchain technology has four key points (Consensus, Cryptography, Smart contract, and ledger) they can build the secure distributed and decentralized bond during the software engineering process.



  1. Madhusudan Singh, "Role of Blockchain in Requirement in Engineering," Asia Pacific Requirement Engineering Symposium, Swiss Garden Hotel, Malacca, Malaysia, November, 9th -10th, 2017. [kEYNOTE TALK]



In this research, our team makes the combination of AI and blockchain technologies have paved the way for many stable systems that support the interaction of multiple agents; therefore, providing an excellent platform for safe and secure data management, storage, and transfer.

Research Challenges




This research focuses on the infrastructure of IoT, which based on Blockchain and develops compatible consensus, cryptography, and ledger with a smart contract for IoT applications and also builds a secure trusted environment with low cost, low energy consumption. The research perspective and implications efficient blockchain technology-based distributed, decentralized secure intelligent trustable internet of things system, not limited to the following issues: