IEEE OES Malaysia



Welcome to the 2018 IEEE 8th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications. The conference will be held in Wuhan, China during 1st to 3rd December 2018. 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’18 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 Pogram

USYS’18 is seeking original, unpublished submissions for oral presentation.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 regulation) and selected paper from the conference will be considered for publication in IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. (AuthorKit_USYS18)

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We warmly welcome papers submitted to the following invited sessions. Please send an email to the session organiser (cc to the conference secretariat) once the paper is submitted. If you’d like to propose and organise an invited session, please feel free to contact the conference organiser.



Deadline for full-paper   : 30 September 2018

Notification of Acceptance  : 31 October 2018

Submission of camera-ready manuscript  : 19 November 2018


Participant Registration Fee (Early Bird) After 19th November 2018
IEEE Regular Member   USD 400/RMB 2800   USD 440/RMB 3080
Non-IEEE Member USD 450 / RMB3150 USD 490 / RMB 3430
Student USD 300 / RMB 2100 USD 340 / RMB 2580


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 2018 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.

International Advisory Committee

  • De Xie, HUST, China
  • Philip Wilson, Southampton, UK
  • Fumin Zhang, GaTech, USA
  • Haibo Dong, University of Virginia, USA
  • Xinxiang Pan, DLMU, China
  • Shaoping Wang, BUAA, China
  • Lian Lian, SJTU, China
  • Daqi Zhu, SHMTU,China
  • Mingjun Zhang, HRBEU, China
  • Hongde Qin, HRBEU, China
  • Hong Chen, WSSDRI, China
  • Chong Wen Tong, UM, Malaysia
  • Yuansheng Chen, HUST, China
  • Weijia Li, HUST, China
  • Tianyu Li, HUST, China
  • Guohua Xu, HUST, China
  • Yao Zhao, HUST, China
  • Haitao Zhang, HUST, China
  • Jiancheng Yu, SIA, China
  • Weidong Zhang, SJTU, China
  • Junzhi Yu, CAS-IA, China
  • Yixin Su,WHUT, China
  • Dan Wang, DLMU, China
  • Teishan Li, DLMU, China
  • Yulong Ji, DLMU, China
  • Pan Mook Lee, MOERI, South 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


Organising Committee

  • General Chair
    • Xianbo Xiang, HUST, China
  • Co-Chair
    • Mohd Rizal Arshad, USM, Malaysia

Conference Secretariat

  • Shaolong Yang, HUST, China
  • Rosmiwati Mohd Mokhtar, USM, Malaysia

Technical Commitee

  • Nikola Nikola Miskovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Francesco Maurelli, Jacobs University, Germany
  • Agus Buidiyono, Bhimasena, Indonesia
  • Chao Liu, LIRMM-CNRS, France
  • Shafiqul Islam, XUL, USA
  • Ahmed Chemori, LIRMM-CNRS, France
  • Kang Hooi Siang, UTM, Malaysia
  • Kantapon Tanakitkorn, KU, Thailand
  • Santhakumar Mohan, IIT-Indore, India
  • Hugo Ferreira, INESCTEC, Portugal
  • Ye Lu, CSSRC, China
  • Rui Yang, OUC, China
  • Ye Li, HRBEU, China
  • Yushan Sun, HRBEU, China
  • Yujia Wang, HRBEU, China
  • Jiajia Zhou, HRBEU, China
  • Zhongben Zhu, HRBEU, China
  • Rongxin Cui, NWPU, China
  • Jian Gao, NWPU, China
  • Xingjian Wang, BUAA, China
  • Zewei Zheng, BUAA, China
  • Yuliang Dai, NUE, China
  • Daxiong Ji, ZJU, China
  • Zeng Zheng, SJTU, China
  • Jialu Du, DLMU, China
  • Zhouhua Peng, DLMU, China
  • Ning Wang, DLMU,China
  • Shuanghe Yu, DLMU, China
  • Shilu Dai, SCUT, China
  • Defeng Wu, JMU, China
  • Bing Sun, SHMTU,China
  • Zhengzhong Chu, SHMTU, China
  • Dakui Feng, HUST, China
  • Wei Li, HUST, China
  • Jiayi Liu, HUST, China
  • Jingxi Liu, HUST, China
  • Jun Liu, HUST, China
  • Yan Liu, HUST, China
  • Housheng Su, HUST, China
  • Jianglong Sun, HUST, China
  • Guoyuan Tang, HUST, China
  • Jun Wu, HUST, China
  • Mingcai Xu, HUST, China
  • Dan Yang, HUST, China
  • Tao Zhang, HUST, China
  • Zhengyi Zhang, HUST, China
  • Xiang Zhu, HUST, China
  • Zainah Md Zain, UMP, Malaysia
  • Maziyah Mat Noh,UMP, Malaysia
  • Zool H. Ismal, UTM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Fairuz Nor Azmi, FUGRO, Malaysia
  • Syed Saad Azhar Ali, UTP, Malaysia
  • Mohd Ikhwan Hadi Yaacob, USM, Malaysia
  • Khalid Isa, UTHM, Malaysia
  • Zulkifli Zainal Abidin, IIUM, Malaysia
  • Nadira Nordin,UTP, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Faisal Mohamad Ayob, UMT, Malaysia
  • Mohd Shahrieel Mohd Aras, UTeM, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Anas Yusof, UTeM, Malaysia
  • Mohd Redzuan Zoolfakar, UniKL, Malaysia
  • Mohamad Faizal Abd Rahman, UiTM, Malaysia
  • Herdawatie Abd Kadir, UTHM, Malaysia


Venue, Hotel and Transportation of IEEE USYS2018


HUST International Academic Exchange Center , Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST),  China


Building 6 and Building 8 in Huazhong University of Science and Technology


The introduction of Venue:

Add: No. 1037, Luoyu Road, Hongshan District, Wuhan, China

International Academic Exchange Center , Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST),  China


The introduction of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST):

The Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is a national key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of P. R. China, and is among the first Universities joining the national “211 Project” and “985 Project”. It was founded on May 26, 2000 as a result of the merger of the former Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Tongji Medical University and Wuhan Urban Construction Institute.

At present, the University has eleven disciplines: engineering, medicine, management, science, philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history and agriculture, offering a variety of degree programs, including 86 undergraduate programs, 303 graduate programs, 237 PhD programs. There are 31 post-doctoral research centers, 7 national key disciplines, 15 national key subdisciplines.

HUST covers an area of over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment, elegant surroundings and has 72% greenery coverage, which has been honored as the “University in the Forest”. It offers its students and staff first-class logistic service, efficient network service and abundant library resources. HUST has also entered into partnerships with more than 100 renowned universities and research institutions. Annually over 100 famous scholars and experts come to visit HUST and give lectures.


Hotel Reservation

Line: Sales Department 027-87540037, 027-87540068

Reception Desk 027-87540188


Main Building

Standard Room ~400 RMB/one night, two breakfasts included

Single Room ~350 RMB/one night, one breakfast included

Extra breakfast ~60 RMB/per person


Transportation to Conference Venue:

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport → HUST International Academic Exchange Center

Route 1: Subway (★Recommended)

Subway Entrance Location:

Exit A: Terminal 3/Terminal 3

Exit B: Terminal 3

Exit C: Intercity Station

Exit D: Terminal 3/Terminal 3


Subway Line 2 (to Optics Valley Square)

Get on the subway in Airport → Get off the subway in Optics Valley Square Station (Exit C) →Walk or take a taxi to HUST International Academic Exchange Center

Fare: ~20 RMB


Route 2: Taxi

Route: Drive along airport expressway, second ring road, East Lake tunnel, Yujia Lake road, Luoyu road

Distance: ~50 km

Time: ~60 minute

Fare: ~160 RMB


Route Maps of HUST International Academic Exchange Center


Taxi Route

Guide Map of the HUST International Academic Exchange Center



Secretariat of USYS’18,

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Campus,

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA

Telephone: +604-59996056 | Fax: +604-5996909

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