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

Dates to Remember 2024

Full Length Submission - Deadline 15th April 2024
Notification of Paper Acceptance 15th June 2024
Participation Registration - Deadline 15th July 2024