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The 5th Annual IEEE International Conference on Wireless for Space and Extreme Environments (WISEE 2017) will be held on October 10 to 12, 2017 at Concordia University, Montréal, QC, Canada.

The WiSEE 2017 Call for Papers is available for download HERE.
For Sponsorship or Donor Opportunities, click HERE.
Submit all papers, presentations and information for WiSEE 2017 and its workshops HERE.
PWST Workshop does NOT require published paper: more information can be found HERE.


Keynote Speakers

Chris Singer
Former NASA Deputy Chief Engineer & Marshall Spaceflight Center Engineering Director
Topic: TBA
Dr. Fassi Kafyeke
Senior Director, Strategic Technology & Innovation, Bombardier Aerospace
Topic: TBA
 Dr. Sterling Rooke
Founder Brixon, Inc., & Director-Elect ISA Communications Division (2018-2019)
Topic: TBA
 Dr. Obadiah Kegege
NEN Development Manager, Exploration & Space Communications Projects Division, NASA /GSFC
Topic: User Needs and Advances in Space Wireless Sensing & Communications

 


Scope

Spaceflight involves critical sensing and communication in extreme environments such as planetary surfaces, space vehicles, and space habitats. The many challenges faced in space sensing and communication are extremely diverse and overlap significantly with those found in many terrestrial examples of extreme environments such as extreme hot or cold locations, extreme high- or low-pressure environments, critical control loops in aircraft and nuclear power plants, high-speed rotating equipment, oil/gas pipelines and platforms, etc. All of these environments pose significant challenges for radio-frequency or optical wireless sensing and communication and will require the application of a broad range of state of the art technologies in order to generate reliable and cost effective solutions. Although the specific challenges vary significantly from the environment to environment, many of the solutions offered by sensing, communication, and statistical signal processing technologies can be applied in multiple environments, and researchers focusing on space applications can benefit greatly from understanding the problems encountered and solutions applied in alternative environments.

This IEEE conference will bring together investigators from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), and other space agencies, along with aerospace and space defense industries and academic researchers, in an effort to understand and solve the emerging problems facing wireless sensing and communication in space and related extreme environments.

Full-length Research Papers (6 pages) and posters abstracts (3 pages) are sought that address solution to problems in all areas of wireless sensing and communication in space and extreme environments related to spaceflight. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the conference proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Indexing databases.