Editor in Chief

Liang-Jie (LJ) Zhang

Liang-Jie (LJ) Zhang is the Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and Director of Research at Kingdee International Software Group Company Limited, which is a public comapnay in Hong Kong Stock Market (0268). He was also a director of The Open Group from 2011 to 2012. Prior to joining Kingdee in 2010, he was a Research Staff Member and Program Manager of Application Architectures and Realization at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center as well as the Chief Architect of Industrial Standards at IBM Software Group. Dr. Zhang has published more than 180 technical papers in journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. He has 60 granted patents.

Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. on Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Control from Tsinghua University in 1996. He founded and chaired the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Services Computing from 2003 to 2011. He also chaired the Services Computing Professional Interest Community at IBM Research from 2004 to 2006. Dr. Zhang has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Web Services Research since 2003 and was the founding Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing from 2008 to 2012. He was elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2011, and in the same year won the Technical Achievement Award" for pioneering contributions to Application Design Techniques in Services Computing" from the IEEE Computer Society. Dr. Zhang was elected as an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2009. He is the founder and steering committee chair of ICWS, SCC, SERVICES, CLOUD, BigData, AIMS, ICCC, EDGE, and ICBC.

About STBC

Services Transactions on Blockchain (STBC) is a peer reviewed, international publication aiming to be a core resource providing leading technologies, development applications, empirical studies, and future trends in the field of Blockchain.

From the technology foundation perspective, Blockchain covers the science and technology needed for creating, connecting, interacting, and managing transactions among multiple parties including people, computer programs, robots, environments, and Internet services. All topics regarding blockchain enabling technologies, applications, and standards align with the theme of STBC.

Aiming to become a prestigious international journal in the field, STBC will consider extended versions of papers published in reputable related conferences and innovative applications of Blockchain. Sponsored by Services Society (S2), the published STBC papers will be made accessible for easy of citation and knowledge sharing, in addition to printed versions. All published STBC papers will be promoted and recommended to potential authors of the future versions of related reputable conferences such as ICBC, ICIOT, ICWS, SCC, CLOUD, BigData, SERVICES, AIMS, EDGE, and ICCC.