Steve Walentik: Jianli Pan receives “Inventor of the Year” award for patented technology to enhance security of Internet of Things systems

12/01/2021 - 08:42

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis honored Associate Professor Jianli Pan and doctoral Jianyu Wang with its Inventor of the Year Award for their work using blockchain and smart contracts to make Internet of Things devices less vulnerable to attack. (Photo by August Jennewein)

Increasingly, the gadgets and appliances people use most often in their everyday lives are linked via the internet.