The 33rd International Conference on Microelectronics

ICM 2021 December 19-22

Cairo, Egypt

Call For Papers pdf

SUBMISSION OF REGULAR / STUDENT PAPERS is extended to 25-9-2021 (hard deadline)

SCOPE

The International Conference on Microelectronics has been held in numerous countries across the Middle East, Southern Europe and Asia for the past 32 years. The 33rd edition of the conference will take place in Cairo, Egypt, the city of the world-famous Egyptian Pyramids on December 19-22, 2021 organized by the Faculty of Information Engineering and Technology, German University in Cairo – GUC. IEEE-ICM 2021 will include oral, poster sessions, industrial panel discussions and tutorials given by experts on state-of-the-art topics. The regular technical program will run for three days. In addition, tutorial sessions will be held on the first day of the conference. Papers are solicited in, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Digital signal and data processing
  • IoT and Wireless communication systems
  • Analog and RF circuit design techniques
  • Nonlinear circuits
  • System on chip (SoCs)
  • VLSI for signal and image processing
  • Integrated antenna and front-end co-design
  • IoT circuits and security
  • AI and Neural Networks circuits
  • Biomedical circuits and systems
  • Simulation (process, device, circuit, logic, timing, function)
  • Layout (placement, routing, floor planning, symbolic, ERC, DRC)
  • Silicon optimization
  • Parallel embedded systems
  • Testing: Formal verification
  • CAD for FPGAs
  • High-level synthesis tools
  • Design for testability
  • Device characterization and modelling
  • Device physics and novel structures
  • Process technology, CMOS, BJT
  • BiCMOS, GaAs
  • Reliability and failure analysis
  • Optoelectronics
  • MEMS devices
  • Packaging and surface mount technology

Accepted Special session

submission of special session paper deadline: 30th of October 2021

Session organizers: Mohammed E. Fouda, Lobna A. Said, Ahmed E. Radwan The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Memristor Engineering and Fabrication
  • Memristor Models and Emulators
  • Memristor Characterization
  • Mem-elements: Meminductors and Memcapacitors
  • Memristive Chaotic Oscillators
  • Memristive Analog Circuits
  • Memristive Logic Circuits
  • Memristive Fuzzy Logic
  • Resistive Memories
  • Memristive Neuromorphic Networks
  • Memristive Sensors
  • In-Memory Computing Circuits and Systems
  • Memristive Brain-Inspired Computing

Session organizers: Rania Swief, Noha Shouman The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Renewable & non-renewable resources integration and operation in smart grids
  • Energy Management
  • Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and electric vehicle integration in smart grids
  • Smart buildings and Smart cities operation

Session organizers: Ahmed El-Mahdy, Engy Maher The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 5G, Beyond 5G (B5G), 6G wireless Technologies
  • Signal processing techniques for 6G communications
  • 6G communications at the Terahertz band
  • Advanced Full Duplex strategies for 6G
  • New Quality of Service (QoS) metrics for 6G communications
  • Multiple Access schemes for 6G
  • Dynamic spectrum allocation at 6G band
  • Self-organizing 6G-enabled IoT
  • Massive MIMO Communications
  • Heterogeneous cells and communications
  • Millimeter wave communications
  • Dynamic Beamforming techniques
  • Interference management at 6G
  • 6G Testbeds and Applications

Session organizers: Mohammed A.-M. Salem, Mohamed Tahoun The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Advances in Signal Processing and Computer Vision
  • Video Surveillance on Edge Devices
  • Object Detection and Tracking
  • Object Recognition
  • Scene Understanding, and Annotation
  • Cooperative and distributed learning for smart devices
  • Federated Learning on Distributed Edge Computing
  • Split Learning on Edge and Cloud Computing
  • Embedded AI on Edge Devices
  • Computer Vision and IoT
  • Cloud Services for Computer Vision
  • Computer Vision for Robotics
  • Computer Vision for Safety and Security
  • Application of Computer Vision for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Application of Computer Vision for Industry 4.0, Smart Cities, Intelligent Transportation, Etc.
  • Application of Signal Processing and Computer Vision for Connected Healthcare
  • Edge Computing Security and Data Privacy

Call for special session proposals

The ICM 2021 conference include special sessions on highly specialized topic areas, within the scope of the conference and its themes.

The conference organizing committee invites professionals to propose special sessions that complement the regular program of the conference.

The topic of a special session proposal should be timely and compelling.

Prospective 31st of August, 2021 (Extended) by e-mail in a single pdf file to Special Sessions Co-chairs:

E-mail: Special-session@icmieee2021.org

The Special Session proposals must include:

Call for tutorial proposals

The ICM 2021 organizing committee invites proposals and ideas for tutorials to be held as part of the conference.

The topics should be of sufficient relevance with respect to the general scope of the conference.

Prospective tutorial speakers are invited to submit their proposals before the 31st of August, 2021 (Extended) by e-mail in a single pdf file to tutorial Co-chairs:

E-mail: Tutorials@icmieee2021.org

Each tutorial proposal should describe concisely the content, importance and timeliness of the tutorial. It should contain the following sections:

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

  • Ashraf Mansour, German University in Cairo, Egypt

  • Mohamed El Massry, University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Yasser Hegazy, German University in Cairo, Egypt
  • Mohamad Sawan, Westlake University, China
  • Ahmed El Mahdy, GUC, Egypt


  • Mohamed Abd El Ghany, GUC, Egypt
  • Ahmed Madian, NU, Egypt
  • Abdallah Kassem, NDU, IEEE-CAS, Lebanon
  • Klaus Hofmann, TU Darmstadt, Germany
  • Maggie Mashaly, GUC, Egypt
  • Minar El-Aasser, GUC, Egypt
  • Tallal El-Shabrawy, GUC, Egypt
  • Mohamed Tabaa, EMSI, Morocco
  • Mohamed Ashour, GUC, Egypt
  • Michael Hübner, BTU-Cottbus, Germany
  • Abdelmegid Allam, GUC, Egypt
  • Frank Gunzer, GUC, Egypt
  • Hany Hammad, GUC, Egypt
  • Diana Göhringer, TU Dresden, Germany
  • Haitham Omran, GUC, Egypt
  • Amr Talaat, GUC, Egypt
  • Abbas Dandache, UL, France
  • Wassim Alexan, GUC, Egypt
  • Hassan Mostafa, ZU, Egypt
  • Hisham El-Shrief, GUC, Egypt
  • Engy Maher, GUC, Egypt
  • Eman Azab, GUC, Egypt
  • Phoebe Edward, GUC, Egypt
  • Fabrice Monteiro, France
  • Fouad El Haj Hassan, Lebanon
  • Nazih Moubayed, Lebanon
  • Abdoul Rjoub, Jordan
  • Tales Pimenta, Brazil
  • Abbes Amira, Qatar
  • Mohab Anis, Egypt
  • Mourad Loulou, Tunisia
  • Mountassar Maamooun, Algeria
  • Falah Awwad, United Arab Emirates
  • Khaled Nabil Salama, Saudi Arabia
  • Rafaat Lababidi, France
  • Mohamed Masmoudi, Tunis
  • Baker Mohammad, United Arab Emirates

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Dr. Kiran Gunnam

Prof. Massimo Alioto

Important Dates

31-8-2021 (Extended)
SUBMISSION OF SPECIAL SESSIONS PROPOSALS
31-8-2021 (Extended)
SUBMISSION OF TUTORIALS PROPOSALS
30-9-2021 (Extended)
NOTIFICATION OF TUTORIALS PROPOSALS ACCEPTANCE
30-9-2021 (Extended)
NOTIFICATION OF SPECIAL SESSIONS PROPOSALS ACCEPTANCE
25-9-2021 (hard deadline)
SUBMISSION OF REGULAR / STUDENT PAPERS
17-10-2021
NOTIFICATION OF PAPER ACCEPTANCE
17-11-2021 (Extended)
CAMERA READY SUBMISSION

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