Akademijos st. 4, room 633,
Vilnius, Lithuania

Head of the Group
dr. Remigijus Paulavičius

Tel: +370 5 219 3299



We are “Blockchain Technology Group” at Vilnius University, Lithuania focused on blockchain research and development (R&D). Our group consists of researchers and Ph.D. students having experience in the blockchain technology, data mining, high-performance computing, operational research, networking, and distributed systems.

Senior Researchers:

Junior Researcher:



PhD students:


We work on better blockchain solutions, through Education, Consulting, and Innovation.


We teach “Blockchain Technologies” course for undergraduate and doctoral students, organize student practice, workshops and more.


We work with research institutions and business companies to develop blockchain-based solutions. We design the proof of concepts and contribute to the implementation of novel projects.

Research and Development

  • We permanently review the state of the art scientific literature on the blockchain and related fields to gather the most up-to-date state of this technology. 
  • We evaluate the major blockchain systems (Bitcoin, Etheureum, Hyperledger, Corda, etc.) using various assessment frameworks taking into account type of distributed ledger, cryptography, consensus protocol and smart contracts.
  • We systematically categorize the current use cases of the blockchain and provide recommendations for business addressing advantages and challenges of a certain solution.
  • We indicate the set of a possible trade-off for the blockchain-based optimal solutions considering design properties, security, performance, and scalability. 
  • We develop prototypes and perform laboratory testing to determine characteristics for an optimal blockchain solution.

science and education

Phd Students

Name, Surname Supervisor Field of
Theme Time of study
Andrius Adamonis Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ernestas Filatovas,
Consultant Dr. Remigijus Paulavičius
T 007   2018-2023
Jaroslava Arsenjeva Dr. Viktor Medvedev,
Consultant Prof. Habil. Dr. Gintautas Dzemyda
T 007   2018-2022
Rytis Bieliauskas Dr. Remigijus Paulavičius T 007   2019-2023
Saulius Grigaitis Dr. Remigijus Paulavičius,
Consultant Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ernestas Filatovas
N 009   2018-2022
Vaidas Jusevičius Dr. Remigijus Paulavičius N 009 Research and Development of the Open Source Global
Optimization System
Linas Stripinis Dr. Remigijus Paulavičius N 009 Improvement, Development and Implementation of
Derivative-free Global Optimization Algorithms

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