Majid Khabbazian

University of Alberta

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Office: 5-289

Phone: (780)248-1852

Address: 11-209 DICE (9211-116 Street NW)


Email: mkhabbazian@ualberta.ca

About Me

I am an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. I am a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Professional Engineer (PEng) in the province of Alberta.

  • Postdoc, CS, MIT
  • Ph.D., ECE, University of British Columbia
  • B.Sc., CE, Sharif University of Technology

Research Interest

I am generally interested in designing fast, efficient and secure algorithms for distributed systems and networks. My current research interest is mainly on blockchain and distributed algorithms.

news

Aug 1, 2023 Two papers accepted at AFT 2023! :sparkles:
Nov 7, 2015 Temp
Oct 22, 2015 A simple inline announcement. Hello

selected publications

  1. Condorcet Attack Against Fair Transaction Ordering
    Mohammad-Amin Vafadar, and Majid Khabbazian
    In AFT: ACM Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies, 2023, 2023
  2. Liquidity Management Attacks on Lending Markets
    Alireza Arjmand, and Majid Khabbazian
    In AFT: ACM Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies, 2023, 2023
  3. Torrent: Strong, Fast Balance Discovery in the Lightning Network
    Sonbol Rahimpour, and Majid Khabbazian
    In IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, ICBC 2022, Shanghai, China, May 2-5, 2022, 2022
  4. Grief-free Atomic Swaps
    Tejaswi Nadahalli, Majid Khabbazian, and Roger Wattenhofer
    In IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, ICBC 2022, Shanghai, China, May 2-5, 2022, 2022
  5. Hashcashed Reputation with Application in Designing Watchtowers
    Sonbol Rahimpour, and Majid Khabbazian
    In IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, ICBC 2021, Sydney, Australia, May 3-6, 2021, 2021
  6. Timelocked Bribing
    Tejaswi Nadahalli, Majid Khabbazian, and Roger Wattenhofer
    In Financial Cryptography and Data Security - 25th International Conference, FC 2021, Virtual Event, March 1-5, 2021, Revised Selected Papers, Part I, 2021
  7. Non-Intrusive and High-Efficient Balance Tomography in the Lightning Network
    Yan Qiao, Kui Wu, and Majid Khabbazian
    In ASIA CCS ’21: ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Virtual Event, Hong Kong, June 7-11, 2021, 2021
  8. Spear: fast multi-path payment with redundancy
    Sonbol Rahimpour, and Majid Khabbazian
    In AFT ’21: 3rd ACM Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies, Arlington, Virginia, USA, September 26 - 28, 2021, 2021
  9. Outpost: A Responsive Lightweight Watchtower
    Majid Khabbazian, Tejaswi Nadahalli, and Roger Wattenhofer
    In Proceedings of the 1st ACM Conference on Advances in Financial Technologies, AFT 2019, Zurich, Switzerland, October 21-23, 2019, 2019