IEEE OES Malaysia



Welcome to the 2022 IEEE 9th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications. The conference will be held in collaboration with  International Islamic University of Malaysia and Northwestern Polytechnical University on the 5th to 6th December 2022. 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.

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 2022 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.

Technical Presentation

Tentative Program

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). (AuthorKit_USYS22)

Login to Conference Site to upload your full paper :


Deadline for full-paper: 30 June 2022 31 August 2022

Notification of Acceptance: 31 October 2022

Submission of camera-ready manuscript: 1 November 2022



      International       In-person/On-line
(After 19th November)

(After 19th November)

(After 19th November)

IEEE Regular Member

USD 148
(USD 159)

(RM 700)

(RM 700)

Non-IEEE Member

USD 170
(USD 182)

(RM 800)

RM650 (RM800)

IEEE Student

USD 114
(USD 125)

(RM 550)

(RM 550)

Non-IEEE Student

USD 114
(USD 125)

(RM 550)

(RM 550)


Payment may be made via bank transfer to IEEE MALAYSIA SECTION.

  • All proof of payment documents/receipts should be submitted to <> AND <>
  • Account details are as follows:

Bank Account name (please be exact ): IEEE Malaysia Section
Bank Name: Malayan Banking Berhad (MAYBANK)
Bank Address: Level 1, Bangunan Yayasan Selangor, Jalan Raja Muda Aziz, 50300
City: Kuala Lumpur
State: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bank Account: 564098509111

For registration, kindly fill in the online ‘REGISTRATION FORM‘. Please ensure that a scan of the cash bank-in receipt or proof of payment is emailed to us at <> AND <>, for traceability and issuance of receipts. Delegates should bring the original copy of the cash bank-in slip or proof of payments or any related document during IEEE USYS 2022 registration day.

The fee includes:

  • Conference proceedings and accessories
  • Certificate of participation
  • Refreshment/ Lunch

Refund Policy:

Please note that if an author has uploaded a paper using his or her registration, the registration will not be refunded even if the paper is withdrawn.


Keynote Speaker 1: Professor Ning Wang 

Professor Dr. Ning Wang received his B. Eng. degree in Marine Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and engineering from the Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China in 2004 and 2009, respectively. From September 2008 to September 2009, he was financially supported by China Scholarship Council to work as a joint-training PhD student at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. In view of his significant research at NTU, he received the Excellent Government-funded Scholars and Students Award in 2009. From August 2014 to August 2015, he worked as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His research interests include self-learning autonomy, unmanned (marine) vehicles, and autonomous systems. He currently serves as Associate Editors of IEEE Systems Journal, Ocean Engineering, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, etc. He has been Leading Guest Editors of International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Neurocomputing, and Control Engineering Practice.

Keynote Speaker 2: Professor Ning Wang

Dr. Huiping Li is a full professor of the School of Marine Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an China. He received the B.Eng. and M.Sc. Degrees from the Northwestern Polytechnical University and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Victoria, AB, Canada. His research focuses the intelligent control, decision-making and navigation of autonomous marine vehicles. He serves as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, ASME Journal on Dynamic Systems,Measurement and Control, and the IES Chapter Chair of IEEE Xi’an Section. He was a guest technical editor for the Focused Section on Marine Vehicles of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He is also a senior member of IEEE.



The programme book can be downloaded here: Usys2022


Organising Committee

  • Mohd Shahrieel Mohd Aras, UTeM Malaysia
  • Co-Chair: Jian Gao, NWPU, China

Conference Secretariat

  • Zulkifli Zainal Abidin, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Imran Ibrahim, IIUM, Malaysia

Technical Committee

  • Ahmad Anas Yusof, UTeM, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Faisal Mohamad Ayob, UMT, Malaysia
  • Herdawatie Abd Kadir, UTHM, Malaysia
  • Huiping Li, NWPU, China
  • Huizhen Yang, NWPU, China
  • Khairul Azami Sidek, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Khalid Isa, UTHM, Malaysia
  • Malik Arman Morshidi, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Maziyah Mat Noh, UMP, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Faizal Abd Rahman, UiTM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Rizal Arshad, USM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Fairuz Nor Azmi, FUGRO, Malaysia
  • Mohd Ikhwan Hadi Yaacob, UPSI Malaysia
  • Mohd Redzuan Zoolfakar, UniKL, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Abdullah, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Nadira Nordin,UTP, Malaysia
  • Nur Afande Ali Hussain, STRIDE, Malaysia
  • Rizal Mohd Nor, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Rosmiwati Mohd Mokhtar, USM, Malaysia
  • Syed Saad Azhar Ali, UTP, Malaysia
  • Wahju Sediono, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Xingguang Peng, NWPU, China
  • Yimin Chen, NWPU, China
  • Zainah Md Zain, UMP, Malaysia
  • Zhuo Zhang, NWPU, China
  • Zool Hilmi Ismal, UTM, Malaysia



Kulliyyah of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia


Secretariat of USYS 2022,

International Islamic University Malaysia

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