Workshop Program

Workshop Date: December 06, 2015
Workshop Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Room Aqua 310 (Floorplan)

Time (PM)

01:30 - 02:15

Harris Teague, PhD, Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, USA
Driving factors in industry for UAVs, Present and Future
Session Chair: Christian Wietfeld, TU Dortmund University, Germany

02:15 - 03:35

Technical Session 1
Wireless Communications and Positioning Technologies for UAVs
Session Chair: Ronald Raulefs, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

5G Position and Orientation Estimation through Millimeter Wave MIMO

Arash Shahmansoori (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain); Gabriel E. Garcia (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Giuseppe Destino (Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Finland); Gonzalo SecoGranados (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain); Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Wireless Channel Simulator Testbed for Airborne Receivers

Steve Blandino (EURECOM, France); Florian Kaltenberger (Eurecom, France); Michael Feilen (IABG mbH, Germany)

Investigation of Air-to-Air Channel Characteristics and a UAV Specific Extension to the Rice Model

Niklas Goddemeier (TU Dortmund University, Germany); Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University & Communication Networks Institute, Germany)

A Stochastic Geometry Model for Vehicular Communication near Intersections

Erik Steinmetz (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Matthias Wildemeersch (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria); Tony Q. S. Quek (Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore); Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

03:35 - 04:05

Coffee Break 

04:05 - 05:30

Technical Session 2
Communication- and Location-aware Control and Security for Automomous Vehicles
Session Chair: Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

An Ultra-Low-Latency GeoRouting Scheme for Team-Based Unmanned Vehicular Applications

Ahmed Bader (King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia); Mohamed-Slim Alouini (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia)

Time-Of-Arrival Motion Positioning with the New Concatenated IMM Method

Dah-Chung Chang (National Central University, Taiwan)

Location-Aware Formation Control in Swarm Navigation

Siwei Zhang (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany); Markus Fröhle and Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden); Armin Dammann and Ronald Raulefs (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)

A Car Hacking Experiment: When Connectivity meets Vulnerability

Sasan Jafarnejad, Lara Codeca, Walter Bronzi and Raphael Frank (University of Luxembourg, Luxemburg); Thomas Engel (University of Luxemburg, Luxemburg)


Closing Remarks

1 Keynote 45 Minutes (incl. Discussion), each paper 13 Minutes presentation time plus approx. 5 Minutes Discussion

Organizing Chairs
Prof. Jonathan How (
Prof. Yasamin Mostofi (
Ronald Raulefs (
Prof. Dirk Slock (
Prof. Christian Wietfeld (
Prof. Henk Wymeersch (