Mayra Samaniego is an Ecuadorian computer scientist and blockchain and internet of things (IoT) researcher. She is also a Ph.D. Candidate in the Multi-User Adaptive Distributed Mobile And Ubiquitous Computing (MADMUC) Lab at the University of Saskatchewan. Additionally, Mayra works as a cybersecurity academic at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.
Mayra’s research contributions in blockchain and internet of things range from the design of IoT architectures to provide blockchain as a service, to the integration of blockchain for access and configuration management of IoT networks and the implementation of blockchain-based systems for agriculture and global food security.