Radu State – Head of SEDAN (Service and Data Management in Distributed Systems) research group at University of Luxembourg (SNT)


Radu is a graduate from both the French and the North-American research and education systems from which he obtained in 1998 the Master of Science Degree at the Johns Hopkins University (USA), followed in 2001 by a PhD degree at INRIA (France). He has an HDR (Habilitation à diriger des recherches) since 2009 from the University of Lorraine, France.

Starting with 2016 he created the the research group SEDAN (Service and Data Management in Distributed Systems) at SnT at the University of Luxembourg/SnT. Before joining SnT and Luxembourg, Radu was Professor of Computer Science in Nancy at the University of Lorraine and a senior researcher (Chargé de recherche première classe) with INRIA (Institut de Recherche en Informatique), France.

His main research interests are in the areas of Blockchain, Big Data Systems and Network Security. He holds several patents and multiple best paper awards and IEEE honours.

Radu and his team are the technological leaders of the Infrachain project, aiming at operating a distributed ledger (blockchain) over a heterogeneous IT infrastructure.
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