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Curtin Business School Representative

Vidy Potdar
Vidy Potdar is one of the Curtin Business School Representatives for the Curtin Institute for Computation


Vidy Potdar is Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Business and Law at Curtin University and a leading international researcher in Smart Grids & Smart Cities, Internet of Things, Distributed Ledgers & Blockchain, and Cyber Security. He did his Masters from University of Newcastle, Australia and holds a PhD from Curtin University in cybersecurity.

He has over 15 years of experience in the Australian university sector involving teaching, contract research, and consulting and technology development. Vidy has worked with numerous industries in Perth on diverse projects including Department of Transport (data analytics), Main Roads (traffic congestion management), Fleetwood (energy management), StatoilHydro (Internet of Things). He regularly appears in media sharing his technology insights. His expertise lies in blockchain, distributed ledgers, smart grids, data management, cybersecurity, and social analytics, with application in the energy sector, supply chain and logistics, and mining. Vidy has published over 150 technology research articles in leading international journals and conferences.

Currently, he is working on numerous industry-funded blockchain projects in the supply chain area, specifically metal/mining supply chain, dairy supply chain and food traceability supply chain.  Follow his blog for more details or his LinkedIn profile.