Important Dates and Tracks

Important Dates (Phase-3)

Main Streams and Tracks

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to the following tracks:

5G and Heterogeneous Networks:

-. Massive MIMO Systems

-. Radio Resource Management in Small Cell Networks

-. Algorithms for Power Control

-. Context Aware Communication

-. Load Balancing in Heterogeneous Networks

-. Hybrid Optical Wireless Networks

-. Architectures for Cloud Radio Access Systems

-. Beamforming for mmWave Communication

-. Non-orthogonal Multiple Access Systems

-. Coding for Next Generation Wireless Systems

Efficient Spectrum Utilization and Cognitive Radio Networks:

-. Spectrum Sensing

-. Dynamic Spectral Access

-. MIMO Cognitive Radios

-. Channel Models for Efficient Spectrum Management

-. Cross Layer Design Aspects

-. Security and Privacy Issues

-. Usage of TV White Space

-. Compressed Sensing Based Spectral Access

-. Game Theory for Cognitive Radio Networks

-. Economic Aspects of Spectrum Sharing

Communication Systems Security:

-. Physical Layer Security

-. Quantum Cryptography and Communications Applications

-. Security Aspects of Social Networks

-. Security in Wired and Optical Systems

-. Access Control and Authorization

-. Security for Big Data

-. Security Aspects of Location Based Services

-. Cloud and Distributed Applications Security

-. Security for Cyber-Physical Systems

-. Security Issues in Device to Device Communication

Green Communications:

-. Communication Technologies for Energy Efficient Civil Infrastructure

-. Green Mobile Communications

-. Energy Efficient Internet-of-Things

-. Energy Efficient Heterogeneous Networks

-. Energy Cognizant Self-Organized Networks

-. Management of Energy Consumption

-. Smart Cities

-. Smart Sensing

-. Green Cloud Computing

-. Green Sensor Networks

Power System & Power Electronics:

-. Microgrid and Smart grids

-. Power system modeling and simulation,

-. Power system planning and operation

-. Power quality and FACTS Technologies,

-. Energy conversion techniques

-. Modeling, Simulation and Control of power converters,

-. Power converters for Renewable Energy Systems,

-. Power semiconductor switches and soft switching,

-. DC/DC converters

-. AC/AC Converters

-. DC/AC Inverters

-. Power Electronic Devices (Si and Wide band-gap) and Applications

-. Power Electronic Packaging and Integration

-. Modeling, Simulation, and EMI

-. Lighting Technologies and Applications

-. Wireless Power Transfer

-. Uncontrolled Rectifiers and AC/DC Converters

-. Multilevel Power Converters

-. Electric Machines, Actuators, and Sensors

-. Motor Control and Drives

-. Sensorless and Sensor-Reduction Control

-. Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Systems

-. Smart/Micro Grid

-. DC Distribution

-. Power Quality (or Power Electronics for Utility Interface)

-. Energy Storage and Management Systems

-. Power Electronics for Transportation Electrification

-. Reliability, Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Protection

-. High Voltage DC Transmission

-. Other Selected Topics in Power Electronics

Instrumentation & Control:

-. Adaptive/Robust systems and control,

-. Aerospace / Flight Control and Surveillance systems,

-. Biomedical instrumentation and control

-. Emerging control theory and applications,

-. Fractional order systems and control, Hybrid systems,

-. Intelligent control and instrumentation,

-. Robotics and automation,

-. Sensors and instrumentation systems.

-. PID controllers using FPGA Technology,

-. FPGA-based instrumentation.

Innovative Technologies and Services for Smart Cities:

-. Enabling wireless and mobile technologies for smart cities,

-. Intelligent infrastructure

-. Smart healthcare and emergency management and Emergency Services,

-. Smart buildings

-. Smart data for social entrepreneurship and community engagement,

-. Citizen engagement and smart governance

-. Data privacy and security issues in smart cities,

-. Smart city theory, modeling, and simulation

-. Sensing and Internet of Things (IoT) for smart cities,

-. Smart environment and policy development

-. Open data and big data analytics,

-. Application, deployment, test-bed, and experiences in smart cities

-. Sensors and actuators,

-. Energy flows, consumption, production and Energy management

-. Digital city and smart growth,

-. Cloud computing and network infrastructures to support smart cities

-. Smart economy development,

-. Smart city for special needs,

-. Smart E-health systems

-. Smart transportation and Pedestrian and bicyclist safety,

-. Safety and security systems

-. Advanced communication systems and approaches for smart cities,

-. Connected Vehicle (CV) technologies

Modern Trends in Electronic System, Control Applications:

-. Design of Electronic System using Discrete Devices,

-. Combinational Logic Design process

-. Circuit optimization for the area or/and performance,

-. Electronic design automation (EDA)

-. Abstract modeling,

-. Electronic system level design tools,

-. Embedded electronic system design

-. State-of-the-art integrated circuits design tools,

-. Advanced Microsystems Packaging

-. Adaptive controller design,

-. RFIDs and Applications,

-. Feedforward Adaptive Control,

-. Feedback Adaptive Control

-. Nonparametric Adaptive Controllers,

-. Parametric Adaptive Controllers,

-. Design of buck-boost controllers

-. Sliding mode controller applications for DC-DC converters,

-. Variable speed drive applications

VLSI Design and Systems:

-. Field-programmable and Reconfigurable Systems,

-. System-on-a-Chip Design,

-. Application-Specific Low Power,

-. VLSI System Design,

-. Test and Verification

-. Mixed-Signal Design and Analysis

-. Memory designs,

-. High Speed Circuits, MEMS, FET,

-. Algorithms for VLSI System Design

Emerging Areas:

-. Wireless Power Transfer

-. Power Line Communications

-. Smart Grids -. Mobile-Edge Computing

-. Dynamic Network Virtualization

-. E-Health

-. Big Data

-. Cyber-Security in Electrical Power Stations

-. Molecular Communications

-. Renewable Energy Sources for Communication and Power Systems