IEEE OES Malaysia



IEEE OES Malaysia

Welcome to the 2017 IEEE 7th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications. The conference will 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.

Latest ! Tentative Program

Technical Presentation

USYS’17 is seeking original, unpublished submissions for oral presentation.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 regulationon) and selected paper from the conference will be considered for publication in Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences (ISI-indexed journal). (AuthorKit_USYS17)


Download IEEE Copyright Form  and submit to Paper Submission System CMT.


Deadline for full-paper   : Extended to 15 Oct 2017

Notification of Acceptance  : 15 NOV 2017

Submission of camera-ready manuscript  : 30 Nov 2017

Latest ! Tentative Program

Technical Presentation


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CONFERENCE FEE: Standard (MYR) Standard (USD)
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Note: All fees are inclusive of 6% GST

Payment Method:

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 prove of payments are emailed to us at <> AND <>, for traceability and issuance of receipts. Delegates should bring the original copy of the cash bank-in slip or prove of payments or any related document during IEEE USYS 2017 registration day.

The fee includes:

  • Conference 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.

International advisory Committee

  • Philip Wilson, Southampton, UK
  • Pan Mook Lee, MOERI, Korea
  • B.C. Khoo, NUS, Singapore
  • J. Sundaresan, IJMS, India
  • Lionel Lapierre, LIRMM, France
  • Osamu Ono, Meiji U., Japan
  • Khalid Samo, UMT, Malaysia
  • Muljowidodo, ITB, Indonesia

Keynote Speakers

Organising Committee

Chair: Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Rizal Arshad
Secretariat: AP Dr. Rosmiwati Mohd Mokhtar
Dr. Zainah Md Zain
Mdm. Maziyah Mat Noh
Finance & Sponsorship: Ir. Dr. Zool Hilmi Ismail
Mr. Mohd Fairuz Nor Azmi
Technical & Publication: Dr. S. Saad Azhar Ali
Dr. Mohd Ikhwan Hadi Yaacob
Program: Dr. Khalid Isa
Dr. Muhammad Nasiruddin Mahyuddin
Publicity & Website: Dr. Zulkifli Zainal Abidin
Ms. Nadira Nordin
Special Task:
a) Tutorial / Workshop Dr. Ahmad Faisal Mohammad Ayob
Dr. Asrulnizam Abd Manaf
Dr. Anwar Hasni Abu Hassan
b) AUV Competition Dr. Mohd Shahrieel Mohd Aras
c) Poster Competition AP Dr. Mohd Redzuan Zoolfakar
Exhibition Dr. Mohamad Faizal Abd Rahman
Dr. Herdawatie Abd Kadir
Logistic & local arrangement: TBA from UTM



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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