BlockThe objective of the IEEE Blockchain Technical Community (BCTC) is to serve as a collaboration hub to facilitate and lead educational, technical, and standards development across the multi-disciplinary communities interested in blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related technologies.


Fields of Interest

Theory, practice, technology, architectures, systems, and applications related to applied cryptography, blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related technologies.


IEEE Blockchain Technical Community Steering Committee

Executive Committee

Chair: Ramesh Ramadoss, PhD
Vice-Chair: Gora Datta
Secretary: Christine Fahey
Treasurer: David E. González

IEEE Staff Support

Program Manager Supreeta M email

 Governing Board Representative(s)

IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Farrokh Rahimi, PhD and Ron Melton, PhD
IEEE Reliability Society (RS) Angelos Stavrou, PhD and Hunter Albright, PhD
IEEE Standards Association (SA) Ramesh Ramadoss, PhD and Gora Datta
IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Yi Qian, PhD
IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Wei-Jen Lee, PhD
IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES) Daswin de Silva, PhD
IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Society (TEMS) Raymond Choo, PhD
IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Haojin Zhu, PhD
IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) Prasad Enjeti, PhD
IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Sanu Mathew, PhD

Liaison Representative(s)

IEEE Computer Society (CS) Chunming Rong, PhD
IEEE Eletronics Packaging Society (EPS) Kitty Pearsall, PhD
IEEE RFID Council (cRFID) John Greaves
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT) Prasanta Ghosh, PhD
IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMC) William Buchanan, PhD

Functional Committees

Technical Committees

Blockchain & Energy Chair: Ümit Cali, PhD
Chris Gorog
Farrokh Rahimi, PhD
Hunter Albright, PhD
Paul Heitman
Prasad Enjeti, PhD
Blockchain & Healthcare/AI Tech Chair: Gora Datta
Nicolae Goga, PhD
Blockchain & Security/Privacy
Blockchain & FinTech Chair: R. L. Shankar, PhD
William Buchanan, PhD
Blockchain & Sustainability Chair: Daswin De Silva, PhD
Web3/Metaverse/DeSci Chair: Remy Lyon


Call for Volunteers

IEEE Blockchain Technical Community welcomes volunteers interested in participating, contributing, and driving its various activities. Please feel free to email your specific interest to blockchain@ieee.org so that we can connect you with appropriate committee(s).


Participating OUs

IEEE Power and Energy Society IEEE Reliability Society IEEE Standards Association IEEE Communications Society IEEE Industry Applications Society IEEE Industrial Electronics Society IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society IEEE Vehicular Technology Society IEEE Power Electronics Society IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society


Activity Partners