Workshop Program

Workshop Date: December 08, 2016
Workshop Location: Washington, DC, USA

Time (AM)

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote Session
Nikhil Chopra, University of Maryland, USA
Cybersecurity Issues in Semi-Autonomous Robotic Systems
Session Chair: Christian Wietfeld, TU Dortmund University, Germany

09:30 - 10:30

Technical Session 1
Mobile Communications
Session Chair: Dirk Slock, EUROCOM, Germany

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications with Urban Intersection Path Loss Models

Mouhamed Abdulla (Chalmers University of Technology & Communication Systems Group (ComSys), Sweden); Erik Steinmetz and Henk Wymeersch (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

Joint Design of Communication and Control for Connected Cars in 5G Communication Systems

Sreekrishna Pandi, Frank H.P. Fitzek, Christopher Lehmann and David Nophut (TU Dresden, Germany); Domokos Kiss, Viktor Kovacs, Hassan Charaf, Tamás Rajacsics (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Rainer Liebhart (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany); Akos Nagy, Gábor Csorvási and Miklós Tóth (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)

B.A.T.Mobile: Leveraging Mobility Control Knowledge for Efficient Routing in Mobile Robotic Networks

Benjamin Sliwa, Daniel Behnke, Christoph Ide and Christian Wietfeld (TU Dortmund University)

Throughput Maximization for Mobile Relaying Systems

Yong Zeng, Rui Zhang and Teng Joon Lim (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break 

11:00 - 12:30

Technical Session 2
Aerial Communications
Session Chair: Shigeru Shimamoto, Waseda University, Japan

Joint Sum-Rate and Power Gain Analysis of an Aerial Base Station

Mahdi Azari and Fernando Rosas (KU Leuven, Belgium); Kwang-Cheng Chen (National Taiwan University, Taiwan); Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Resource Allocation for Machine-to-Machine Communications with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Mehdi Naderi Soorki (Isfahan University of Technology, Iran); Mohammad Mozaffari and Walid Saad (Virginia Tech, USA); Mohammad Hossein Manshaei and Hossein Saidi (Isfahan University of Technology, Iran)

Performance Evaluation of LTE and WiFi Technologies in Aerial Networks

Sathyanarayanan Chandrasekharan (RMIT University, Australia); Akram Al-Hourani (The University of Melbourne, Australia); Karina Mabell Gomez and Sithamparanathan Kandeepan (RMIT University, Australia); Rob Evans (The University of Melbourne, Australia); Laurent Reynaud (Orange Labs, France); Sandro Scalise (German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany)

Target Tracking with a Flexible UAV Cluster Array

Vidhya Sridhar and Athanassios Manikas (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)

Dynamic Base Station Repositioning to Improve Performance of Drone Small Cells

Azade Fotouhi (University of New South Wales, Australia); Ming Ding (Data 61, Australia); Mahbub Hassan (University of New South Wales, Australia)


Closing Remarks

1 Keynote 30 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 (