University of Malta

Joshua Ellul, Chairman at the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA), has been appointed Associate Professor at the University of Malta (UoM).

Joshua Ellul
Joshua Ellul / LinkedIn

Dr Ellul first joined UoM in 2013, as a Senior Lecturer. There, his areas of expertise and research interests include blockchain, smart contracts, virtual machines, technology regulation, and AI regulation.

Throughout the past eight-and-a-half years, Dr Ellul has built up a strong lecturing portfolio, made up of the following modules, amongst many others: Digital Health Systems, Blockchain and Smart Contracts, and Internet of Things.

Throughout his time at the University, Dr Ellul has also been involved in the setting up of the Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies. Prof. Ing. Saviour Zammit chairs said Centre whilst Dr Ellul serves as its Director.

Dr Ellul has been serving as the MDIA’s Chairman since November 2018. Based in Mriehel, the MDIA is the primary authority responsible for promoting governmental policies that promote Malta as the centre for excellence for technological innovation whilst setting and enforcing standards that ensure compliance with any other international obligations.

The Chairman’s past positions include Expert Evaluator at the European Commission, and Post-doctoral Researcher at Imperial College London and IBM Research Zurich.

Featured Image:

University of Malta / Facebook

Related

Vincent Marmara / DOI - Alan Saliba

Income reclaims top spot as most important aspect of employment, national survey finds

20 June 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

The findings from the 2024 State of the Nation survey, conducted through a sample of 1,064 people, were presented on ...

62% of CEOs prioritising growth in 2024, highest level in 10 years – survey

20 June 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

A recent survey from consultancy firm Gartner Inc featured responses from 416 CEOs senior business executives from different countries and ...

Kevin J. Borg named new Malta Employers’ Association Director General

20 June 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

He takes over from Joseph Farrugia, who will continue to serve as Consultant for the association.

Alliance CEO Michael Bonello ‘couldn’t be prouder’ as daughter closes first contract as letting agent

19 June 2024
by Anthea Cachia

Thea, Michael Bonello's eldest daughter, joined the Alliance team recently.

Close Bitnami banner
Bitnami