Bowen Liu

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PhD Student

Pillar / Cluster: Information Systems Technology and Design


Assistant Professor Pawel Szalachowski


Bowen LIU is currently a PhD students under Pawel Szalachowski’s group. He received his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from University of Science and Technology of China in June, 2017. His research interest includes blockchain, smart contract, payment channel and decentralized finance.


  • 2018 Sep – Present, PhD in ISTD, SUTD, Singapore
  • 2014 Sep – 2017 Jun, Master in Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • 2010 Sep – 2014 Jun, Bachelor in Internet of Things, Wuhan University of Technology, China
  • 2010 Sep – 2014 Jun, Bachelor in English Language (dual degree), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China


  • 2018 May – 2018 Sep, Research Assistant in SUTD, Singapore
  • 2017 Jul – 2017 Nov, Software Engineer in Huawei, Shanghai, China


  • Bowen Liu, Siwei Sun, Pawel Szalachowski, “SMACS: Smart Contract Access Control Service”, The 50th IEEE Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN’20)
  • Bowen Liu, Pawel Szalachowski, Siwei Sun, “Fail-safe Watchtowers and Short-lived Assertions for Payment Channels”, The 15th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS’20)

Awards & Achievements

  • President’s Graduate Fellowship, SUTD, 2018 – 2022
  • Silver Metal, HUAWEI Code Craft Shanghai Region, 2016
  • Silver Metal, The 6th Chinese Collegiate Computer Design Competition, 2013
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