Conference Field Tracks

Authors are invited to submit their original papers, but not limited to following

Control theories and Applications

Design methods - Linear control, Non-linear control, Optimal control, Robust control, Distributed parameter systems, Hierarchical control, Coordination control strategy, State estimation techniques, Kalman filter and its variants, Multi-agent, Cooperative game theory, Model predictive control, Fault tolerant control, H-infinity, Sliding mode, Adaptive control Systems- Modeling, Identification, Stochastic and Uncertainty approach for modelling, Discrete event and hybrid systems, Networked systems, Computers, Cognition and Communication- Real-time control, Systems interoperability, Human machine interface, Computational intelligence in control, Mechatronics, Robotics.

Applications - Chemical process control, Mining, mineral and petal processing, Power and Energy systems, Fault detection, Supervisory, Automotive control, Marine systems, Aerospace, Intelligent autonomous vehicles, Home automation.

Electric power and Energy systems

Transmission power grid control and operation - Grid control, Grid stability, Reliability, Multi-terminal HVDC grid, Power system monitoring, control, protection and situational awareness using PMUs.

Renewable power generation and integration - Power generation, Demand forecasting, Grid integration of distributed energy resources, Renewable integration stability and power quality issues, Energy storage systems and their control for integration, islanding detection.

Electricity market, regulation and pricing - Regulatory aspects, Policies for electricity market, Impacts of renewables on energy markets and prices, Power dispatch, Smart grid planning, Price forecasting, Demand side management, User behavior and flexible demand, Peer-to-peer EVs charging, EVs charging strategy.

Smart grid technologies - Electric vehicle application and system integration, Smart grid measurement, control and operation, Physical, cyber and system security for smart grid, Computational intelligence & IEDs, Optimal integration of plug-in electric vehicle, Smart micro-grid, Nano-grid, DC grid, Smart grid protection solutions, Real-time simulation, Co-simulation, active distribution network operation and management.

ICT in smart grid/smart home/smart city - Smart meter data analytics, cyber-attack defence, resilient architecture, cyber-physical architecture, consumer privacy.

Power electronics and its applications

Devices - Wide band power electronics devices, Power semiconductors, Power integrated circuits.

Converters - All types of converters including topologies, Smart inverters, Multi-level converters, PWM techniques, Harmonics analysis and mitigation, Control techniques for converters.

Power electronics for smart grids - Power electronics interface issues and solutions for generation/storage resources, fault diagnostics and self-healing, Power conditioning.

Applications - Home appliances, Power quality issues, Transportation, Bio-medical. Machines & Drives- All types of machines, Analysis & Innovative Design, Motor drives & Motion control, Sensorless drives, Servo systems.

Signal processing

Theory and Techniques - Compressive sensing, sampling and dictionary learning, Graph theory, RFID, Quantum signal processing, Remote sensing and signal processing, Image, Video, Audio, Acoustic, Speech, Multidimensional.

Applications - Algorithms for Power system, Energy, Smart city, Big-data, Cyber security, Industrial.

Communication and Networking

Communication system and signal processing - Communication theory, Radio communications, Satellite and space communications, Transmission, access and optical system.

Mobile and wireless networking - Cellular systems, 4G/5G and beyond, Wearable computing and networking, Software defined network, Vehicular networks, Peer-to-peer networking, Cognitive networks, Switching and routing, Wireless communication protocols, Internet, All network types.

Optical networks - Spectrum for optical networks, Optical network control and management, Slicing in optical networks.

Communication QoS, Reliability and Performance - Chemical process control, Mining, mineral and petal processing, Power and Energy systems, Fault detection, Supervisory, Automotive control, Marine systems, Aerospace, Intelligent autonomous vehicles, Home automation.

Information processing in sensor networks - Signal and image processing, Information and Coding theory, Databases and Information management, Distributed algorithms, Embedded systems design.

VLSI and System Design

Device design - Digital and analog design, Digital/analog power optimization techniques, Thermal balance, Electronic design automation, Emerging technologies like Nano-CMOS, MEMS, CMOS sensors, Nano-sensors, Transistor level design.

Embedded systems design - Processor and memory design, Networks-on-chip, Hardware /software co-design, Embedded multicores SOC and systems, Hybrid systems-on-chip.

Antennas Microwave and RF

Antenna - Analysis, design, development, measurement, and testing, Sensing with applied optics, millimeter- and sub-millimeter-wave techniques.

Metamaterials and Metasurfaces - Theoretical results on usual wave interactions, Homogenization, Nero-zero and extreme effective parameters, Nonreciprocity, Quantum metamaterials, Electromagnetic bandgap structures, Conformal metamaterials and metasurfaces, Device and antenna miniaturization, Novel sensors, Biomedical applications.

Computer Networking

Networking aspects - Architecture and design, protocols, network software, network hardware, operations and management, measurements, and security (including network intrusion detection and control of the spread of malicious software), Machine-to-machine communications, software defined networking, Content distribution networks, Web technologies.

Applications - All applications traditionally associated with worldwide packet networks (file transfer, e-mail, World Wide Web, streaming video, etc.), Storage and Data-centers, Peer-to-peer file sharing, Online social networks, Cyber-physical systems (including distributed sensing, function computation over networks, and control over networks), etc.


Information society technologies - Digital society, Data management, Social sensing, Social networking, Intelligent bio-signal interpretation, Security, Trust and Privacy. Big-data Computing, Applications and Technologies- Big-data analytics, Algorithms, Data mining and knowledge discovery approaches, Deep learning, Applications for IoT, Mobile applications, Big-data in social networks, Big-data applications for smart city.

ICT applications - eHealth, Internet of things, Engineering applications, Sustainable development, Governance, Smart cities, Industrial informatics.

Computational Intelligence

Neural networks, Fuzzy systems, Evolutionary Computation, ambient intelligence, artificial life, cultural learning, Artificial endocrine networks, Social reasoning, Artificial hormone networks, Intelligent systems, including games, Cognitive developmental systems, Deep learning, Machine learning, Deep convolutional neural networks.

Industrial Applications

Instrumentation - Biomedical instrumentation, Virtual instrumentation, Industrial instrumentation. Industrial networks and communication protocols.

Technology advancements - Design, Manufacture and application of electrical systems, Apparatus, Devices, Controls to the processes, Equipment of industry.

Humanitarian Technology

Agriculture and Food security, Good health and Well being, Quality education, Clean water and sanitation, Disaster management.