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2017 IEEE 7th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications (USYS’17)


Call for Papers:

2017 IEEE 7th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications (USYS’17)

18th – 20th December 2017

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Welcome to the 2017 IEEE 7th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications. The conference is scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur during 18-20 December 2017. This conference aims to provide a platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, academicians, as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to share, discuss and disseminate their current R & D activities and experiences related to the field of underwater system technology, including relevant theories as well as applications.


USYS’17 focuses on exploring new technology and approach to utilizing the vast resources of the oceans, developing new engineering strategies for the preservation of the oceans eco-system, as well as providing a specialized forum for discussing the future of underwater system technology. USYS’17 is seeking original, unpublished submissions for oral presentation. The topics of interest are, but not limited to:


Underwater Vehicle Technology

  • Underwater Vehicle Platform – ROV, AUV and Hybrid
  • AUVs Docking and Retrieval System
  • Underwater Vehicle for Shallow Water
  • Underwater Vehicle for Deep Water


Artificial Intelligent Subsea System

  • Vision System for Underwater Application
  • Adaptive Path Planning and Navigation for AUV
  • Advanced Underwater Object Ranging and Tracking
  • Intelligent Navigation Guidance and Obstacle Avoidance


Control Systems

  • Underwater Robotic Arm
  • Intelligent Task-Oriented Control Architecture
  • Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)


Software Engineering and Simulation

  • Virtual Collaborative Simulation Software
  • Predictive Virtual Environment
  • Seabed Mapping Techniques


Ocean Science

  • Ocean Structure
  • Marine Biology
  • Fishery Technology
  • Climate Change

Marine Engineering Technology

  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Electrical Electronic
  • Marine Construction and Maintenance
  • Marine Design


Subsea Applications

  • Underwater Communication System
  • Non-acoustic Sensors for Marine Environment
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Electric Propulsion System
  • Battery Storage System


Underwater Acoustics & Optics

  • Imaging Techniques
  • Sensors and Instrumentation
  • Acoustic-based Communication
  • MEMS-based Systems


Industrial Applications

  • Underwater Inspection and Mapping
  • Pipeline Tracking & Maintenance
  • Deep-water Structure



Papers must be written in English and should describe original work, which has not been published or being reviewed for other conferences. Please submit the full-paper in .doc or .pdf format limited to six pages. Accepted paper will be sent to IEEE Xplore for indexing (subject to fulfilling the IEEE regulation) and selected paper from the conference will be considered for publication in Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences (ISI-indexed journal).



Deadline for full-paper: 31 July 2017 Extended to 15 October 2017

Notification of Acceptance: 31 October 2017

Submission of camera-ready manuscript: 30 Nov 2017



OPTIONS For Local Participant For International Participant
CONFERENCE FEE: Standard (MYR) Standard (USD)
IEEE Member 700 300
Non-IEEE Member 800 350
Attendee 500 250

Note: All fees are inclusive of 6% GST




Secretariat of USYS’17,

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Campus,

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA

Telephone: +604-59996056 | Fax: +604-5996909

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