The advancement and research in underwater technologies has direct impact on human endeavor to explore the nature. The field of underwater technologies spans over a wide range which includes ocean vehicles, underwater communications, sonar systems, oceanography and has ever increasing role in defense applications. Research areas like marine life preservation, seafloor geological resources and marine pollution hazards are of significant importance for this country which has more than 1000kms of coastline and an exclusive economic zone spread over an area of more than 2,35,000 square km. The Underwater Technologies track of IBCAST provides opportunities for spread of information, exchange of knowledge and novel ideas among the practitioners of various fields of underwater technologies. This time this track invites contributions in following area:

  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Acoustic Metamaterials and Measurements
  • Networked Underwater Robotic and Systems
  • Underwater Internet of things (UW-IoT) based Transducer, Modem and Network Designs
  • Challenges and Security Issues in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Underwater Sensors & Transducers
  • Array Signal Processing and Array Design for UW applications
  • Synthetic Aperture Sonar (Active and Passive)
  • Transducer Arrays and Materials
  • Sonar and Transducer Calibration and Underwater Standards
  • Modem Architecture and Software Defined Modems for Underwater Communication
  • Naval Architecture
  • Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Design
  • Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)
  • Batteries for Underwater Vehicles
  • Hydrography and Seafloor Mapping
  • Offshore Seismic Monitoring and Mitigation
  • Ambient Noise Measurement and Modelling
  • Underwater Communication and Networking
  • Applications of Machine Learning in Underwater
  • Big Data Analytics for Underwater Technologies
  • Cloud Based Data Models for Underwater WSN
  • Embedded System Design for Underwater Communication
  • Sonar Signal / Image Processing
  • Underwater Detection, Classification and Localization
  • Sonar Imaging and Displays
  • Sonobuoy Dynamics and Control
  • Sonar Performance Measurement and Modelling
  • Sonar Performance Measurement and Modelling
  • Passive Sonar Tracking for UUV and Diver Detection
  • Platform Integration Analysis for Concept Designs
  • Navigation Technologies for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
  • Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)
  • Marine Environment and Oceanography
  • Marine Renewables & Pile Driving
  • Geophysical Exploration & Geo Acoustic Inversion

Dates to Remember 2024

Start Date of Paper Submission 15th March 2024
Full Paper Submission Deadline 20th June 2024
10th June 2024
25th May 2024
Participation Registration Deadline 30th June 2024
Notification of Paper Acceptance 20th July 2024
10th July 2024
Conference Start Date 20th August 2024