Program

Preliminary Scientific Program (sessions)

A01 SI Units
conveners: Felicitas Arias, Carl Williams

A02  Time and Frequency Standards
conveners: Felicitas Arias, Masatoshi Kajita

A03 Advanced Time and Frequency Transfer Techniques
conveners: Felicitas Arias, Demetrios Matsakis

A04 Time Dissemination for Critical Applications
conveners: Marina Gertsvolf, Leon Lobo

A05 Microwave Frequency Standards and Applications
conveners: Amitava Sen Gupta, Fang Fang

A06 Metrology for Wireless Power Transmission Solutions
conveners: Nuno Borges Carvalho, Alessandra Costanzo

A07 Advances in Sensor Development and Applications
conveners: Chouki Zerrouki, Rowayda Sadek

A08 Metrological Analysis of Material Properties
conveners: Nosherwan Shoaib, Imran Shoaib

A09 Space Metrology
conveners: Liu Min, Pedro Miguel Cruz

A10 Education and Training in Electromagnetic Metrology
conveners: Demetrios Matsakis, Patrizia Tavella

A11 Measurements of Isotropic and Anisotropic Magnetodielectrics
conveners: Steven Weiss, Amir I. Zaghloul

A12 GaN based Power Amplifiers for satellite systems
conveners: Vittorio Camarchia, Paolo Colantonio

A13 Metrology for Internet of Things
conveners: Nuno Borges Carvalho, Luca Roselli

A14 Micro and Nanotechnology in Instrumentation and Measurement
conveners: Nosherwan Shoaib, Imran Shoaib

A15 Characterization and Modelling of Microwave Transistors
conveners: Antonio Raffo, Patrick Roblin

A16 Advanced Techniques of Positioning and Timing
conveners: Parameswar Banerjee, Gerard Petit, Pascale Defraigne

A17 Open Session
conveners: Yasuhiro Koyama, Nuno Borges Carvalho

B01 Antenna Theory, Design, and Measurement
conveners: Debatosh Guha, Andrea Michel, John Volakis 

B02 Memorial Session for Prof. Thomas B. A. Senior
conveners: John Volakis, Kazuya Kobayashi, Paul Smith

B03 Propagation and Scattering: Advances, Trends and New Applications
conveners: Robert Burkholder, Danilo Erricolo, Guido Lombardi, Carlo Riva

B04 Advanced algorithms in computational electromagnetics
conveners: Shinichiro Ohnuki, Vladimir Okhmatovski, Qing Huo Liu

B05 Memorial Session for Prof. Jean Van Bladel
conveners: Peter Van Daele, Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi, Ari Sihvola

B06 Inverse scattering and imaging
conveners: Lianlin Li, Matteo Pastorino, Shouhei Kidera

B07 Integral equation, hybrid, and fast Methods
conveners: Francesco Andriulli, Thomas Eibert

B08 Novel mathematical methods in electromagnetics
conveners: Kazuya Kobayashi, Yury Shestopalov

B09 Mathematical modelling of EM problems
conveners: Paul Smith, Piergiorgio L. E. Uslenghi

B10 Scattering and diffraction
conveners: Ludger Klinkenbusch, Giuliano Manara

B11 Electromagnetic theory
conveners: Daniel Sjöberg, Ben Steinberg

B12 Near-field coupling in wireless applications
conveners: Paolo Nepa, Andrea Michel

B13 Materials in electromagnetics
conveners: Andrey Osipov, Paul Smith

B14 Electromagnetics of time-varying scatterers and materials
conveners: Viktar Asadchy, Ana Díaz-Rubio, Sergei Tretyakov

B15 Waves in nonlinear media
conveners: Yury Shestopalov, Eugen Smolkin

B16 Forward scattering and propagation
conveners: Cristina Ponti, Andrea Randazzo

B17 Antennas and microwave devices inspired by electromagnetic band gap
conveners: Karu Esselle, Ladislau Matekovits

B18 Recent advances in optimization techniques in electromagnetics
conveners: Sembiam R. Rengarajan, Ahmad Hoorfar

B19 Millimeter-wave antennas/5G communications
conveners: John L. Volakis, Jiro Hirokawa

B20 Theory and applications of characteristic modes
conveners: Deb Chatterjee, Ahmed M. Hassan

B21 High-frequency and hybrid methods
conveners: Prabhakar Pathak, Giuliano Manara

B22 International Union of Radio Science: 100 years of history and achievements of Commission B
conveners: Yahya Rahmat-Samii, W. Ross Stone, Ari Sihvola 

B23 Advanced metamaterial concepts for electromagnetics
conveners: Andrea Alù, Nader Engheta, Dimitrios Sounas

B24 Spatial correlation estimation and channel modelling for massive MIMO and near-field communication systems
conveners: Debdeep Sarkar, Said M. Mikki, Yahia M. M. Antar

C01 Resource Management in Future Wireless Communications
conveners: Haijun Zhang, Xinchang Zhang

C02 Application of Machine Learning in Wireless Communications
conveners: Ruisi He, Georgios Ropokis, Ozlem Kilic

C03 5G Wireless Communications with High Mobility
conveners: Ruisi He, Wei Wang

C04 5G and Internet of Things: deployments and trials
conveners: Fortunato Santucci, Marco Pratesi

C05 Spacecraft telecommunications signals
conveners: Sami Asmar, Daniele Durante, Takeshi Imamura, Joseph Lazio

C06 Advanced Coding and Modulation Techniques for 5G and Beyond
conveners: Alberto Tarable, Roman Marsalek

C07 Optimization of Wireless Power Transfer
conveners: Guillaume Villemaud, Florin Hutu, Satoshi Tsukamoto

C08 Spatial Modulation: enhancement and applications
conveners: Guillaume Villemaud, Florin Hutu

C09 Internet of Things for licensed and unlicensed spectrum
conveners: Christophe Moy, Sumit Darak

C10 Waveforms with high energy efficiency
conveners: Yves Louët, Haïfa Fares

C11 Multiple Access in communications networks
conveners: Haïfa Fares, Arman Farhang

C12 Progress of Wake-Up radio systems
conveners: Guillaume Villemaud, Florin Hutu

C13 Radar and Communications Co-Design
conveners: Kumar Vijay Mishra, Anthony F. Martone, and Amir I. Zaghloul

C14 Multi-antenna technologies and Massive MIMO
conveners: Amor Nafkha, Matthieu Crussière

C15 Visible Light Communications
conveners Vimal Bhatia, Rangeet Mitra

C16 Global Navigation Satellite System
conveners: Sanat K Biswas, Salil Goel, Ediz Cetin

C17 Historical session
conveners: Yves Louët, Amir Zaghloul, Ruisi He, Haijung Whang 

C18 Open session
conveners: Yves Louët, Ruisi He

C19 COST CA15104 IRACON: Measurement & Modelling of Radio Waves Propagation in Body Area Networks –
conveners: Slawomir J. Ambroziak, Kamran Sayrafian

D01 Photonic Signal Processing, Real-time Instruments and Biomedical Imaging
conveners: Hossein Asghari, Masayuki Suzuki, Chao Wang

D02 Near Field Wireless Power Transfer
conveners: Alessandra Costanzo and Giuseppina Monti

D03 Far-Field Wireless Power Transfer and Energy Harvesting
conveners: Naoki Shinohara, Jiafeng Zhou

D04 Substrate Integrated Circuit for 5G and Beyond
conveners: Maurizio Bozzi

D05 RFID and backscatter communication and sensing technologies
conveners: Smail Tedjini and Simone Genovesi

D06 Frequency Combs
conveners: Gunter Steinmeyer and Chee Wei Wong

D07 Antennas and electronics for wearable, epidermal and implantable devices
conveners: Gaetano Marrocco and Luciano Tarriconne

D08 Chipless RFID
conveners: Etienne Perret, Filippo Costa

D09 Integrated Terahertz Electronic and Photonic Devices and Systems
conveners: Tadao Nagatsuma, Ho-jin Song

D10 Microwave and photonic subsystems and antennas for 5G communications
conveners: Atsushi Kanno, Kosuke Nishimura

D11 Plasmonics and metamaterials
conveners: Dimitrios Sounas

D12 100 Year Anniversary of URSI: Commission D, electronics and photonics
conveners: Apostolos Georgiadis, Smail Tedjini

D13 Open session: Recent Advances in Electronics and Photonics
conveners: Apostolos Georgiadis, Naoki Shinohara

E01 EMC in Complex Systems
conveners: Flavio Canavero, Pierre Degauque

E02 High-Power Electromagnetics and IEMI
conveners: Dave V. Giri, Robert L. Gardner

E03 Stochastic/Statistical Techniques in EMC
conveners: Luk Arnaut, Sergio Pignari

E04 EMC in Wired and Wireless Systems
conveners: Virginie Deniau, Jacob Gavan, Motti Haridim, Frank Gronwald

E05 Lightning and Related Phenomena
conveners: Vladimir Rakov, Takeshi Morito

E06 Lightning and modelling of lighting effects in material composites
conveners: Isabelle Junqua, Farhad Rachidi

E07 EMC in Power Engineering
conveners: François Costa, William Radasky

E08 Measurement Techniques
conveners: Carlo Carobbi, Christophe Lemoine, Ramiro Serra

E09 Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD) and Effects
conveners: William Radasky, Edward Savage

E10 Time Reversal in Electromagnetics
conveners: Farhad Rachidi, Marcos Rubinstein

E11 EMC issues for Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) systems
conveners: Jacob Gavan, Motti Haridim

E12 Machine learning and signal processing to characterize, classify and mitigate EM interferences
conveners: Kevin Vinsen, Virginie Deniau, Kaushal Buch

E13 Open session
conveners: Frank Gronwald, Virginie Deniau

F01 Microwave Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
conveners: Simonetta Paloscia

F02 Microwave Remote Sensing of Vegetation
conveners: Simonetta Paloscia

F03 Microwave Remote Sensing of Vegetation and Terrestrial Snow
conveners: Simonetta Paloscia

F04 Microwave Sensing of Soil Moisture
conveners: Simon Yueh, David Levine

F05 Millimeter-Wave Propagation and Remote Sensing
conveners: Gasiewski

F06 Outdoor Propagation and Channel Modeling in Built-Up Areas
conveners: Robert Bultitude

F07 Propagation Modelling for Aerospace Applications
conveners: Capsoni, Maita, Franz

F08 Radio-frequency Interferences (RFI) in Passive Microwave Remote Sensing
conveners: TBC

F09 Remote Sensing from Nanosatellites
conveners: Reising, Praks

F10 Remote Sensing in Complex and Random Media (Complex)
conveners: Saba Mudlaiar

F11 Remote Sensing in Complex and Random Media (Surface)
conveners: TBC

F12 Remote Sensing in Complex and Random Media (Volumetric)
conveners: TBC

F13 Remote Sensing Measurements of Precipitation
conveners: Baldini, Bechini, Cremonini

F14 Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Salinity
conveners: Lang, Devine

G01 Data assimilation modeling
conveners: Bruno Nava, Sean Elvidge

G02 Advances on high accuracy GNSS solution
conveners: Giorgiana De Franceschi, Fabio Dovis, Sandra Verhagen, Marcio Aquino

G03 International Reference Ionosphere: Improvement, Validation and Usage
conveners: Dieter Bilitza, David Altadill, Michael Pezzopane

G04 Science with Modern Ionosondes and Associated Instrumentation and Models
conveners: Ivan Galkin, John Bosco Habarulema

G05 Advances in Irregularities and Scintillation Studies
conveners: Charles Rino, Kshitija Deshpande, Luca Spogli

G06 Innovations in Geospace Science Using Incoherent Scatter Radar Techniques
conveners: Philip Erickson

G07 Design and Application of HF and OTH Radar Systems
conveners: Manuel Cervera, Richard Todd Parris, Kate Zewdie

G08 Ionospheric Space Weather
conveners:  Anthea Coster, Vincenzo Ramano, Ashik Paul

G09 Radio Occultation and Reflectometry: ionosphere compensation, monitoring and modelling
conveners: Riccardo Notarprieto, Keith Groves

G10 Radio Studies of Mid and Low Latitude Aeronomy
conveners: Marcio Muella, Claudio Cesaroni, Castro Olwendo

G11 International Beacon Satellite Studies
conveners: Patricia Doherty, Andrzej Krankowski, Bruno Nava,

G12 Long term ionosphere forecasting: state of the art and recent advances
conveners: Manuel Hernandez Pajares, Anna Beleaki, Luca Spogli

G13 open session
conveners: Patricia Doherty, Giorgiana De Franceschi

H01 Open session
conveners: J. Lichtenberger, J. Manninen

H02 Macro/micro-scale kinetic processes at natural boundary layers in terrestrial and planetary environments
conveners: B. Lembege, I. Shinohara, G. Lakhina

H03 Multipoint and ground-based observations of magnetospheric wave phenomena, remote sensing of plasmasphere
conveners: C. Kletzing, W. Li, B. Heilig, A. Jorgensen,  Y. Kasahara

H04 Wave-particle Interactions and Their Effects on Planetary Radiation Belts
conveners: R. Horne, C. Kletzing, J. Albert, D. Shklyar

H05 Drivers, Detection, and Ionospheric Impacts of Precipitation from the Radiation Belts
conveners: C. Rodger,  M. Clilverd

H06 Radio science for space weather science and operations
conveners: M. Messerotti, V. Pierrard, N. Vilmer

H07 A tribute to Donald Carpenter
conveners: Janos Lichtenberger, Robert Marshall, Fabien Darrouzet

H08 Plasma waves around the moon and small bodies
conveners: Satyavir Singh, Tomoko Nakagawa, Masaki N Nishino

J01 New Telescopes on the Frontier
conveners: Nipanjana Patra, Jeff Wagg

J02 Recent and Future Space Missions
conveners: Joseph Lazio, Heino Falcke, Yuri Kovalev

J03 Single Dish Instruments
conveners: Alex Kraus, Anish Roshi

J04 Very Long Baseline Interferometry
conveners: Francisco Colomer

J05 Millimeter/Submillimeter Arrays
conveners: Sheng-Cai Shi, Raymond Blundell

J06 Receivers and Radiometers: Design and Calibration
conveners: Jacki Gilmore, Douglas Hayman

J07 Digital Signal Processing: Algorithms and Platforms
conveners: Grant Hamspon, Albert-Jan Boonstra

J08 Short-Duration Transients and Pulsars: Observations, Techniques, and Instrumentation
conveners: Jason Hessels

J09The Impact of Radio Astronomy on Technology and Society
conveners: Richard Schilizzi, Leonid Gurvits, Ken Kellermann, Richard Wielebinski  

J10 Latest News and Observatory Reports [including poster summaries] conveners: Rich Bradley, Douglas Bock

J11 Big data: algorithms and platforms
conveners: Stefan Wijnholds, Maxim Voronkov, Urvashi Rau

K01 Specialized mechanism of interactions of EMF with biological systems
conveners: G. D’Inzeo, R. De Seze 

K02 Protein response to EM fields as pathway of biological effects relevant for clinics
conveners: P. Marracino, J. Tuszyinsky

K03 Electromagnetics in life-science: methods for monitoring and manipulating cells and tissues
conveners: L. Mir, F. Apollonio

K04 Permittivity characterization and dielectric spectroscopy in cells and tissues
conveners: A. Paffi, L.O Fichte, M. Pasian

K05 Millimeter Wave exposure consequences and other thermal perturbations
conveners: A. Hirata, M. Zhadobov, R. de Seze

K06 EMF and children
conveners: M Guxen, N Kojimahara, I lagroye, M Taki, J Wiart

K07 Experimental Exposure assessment for epidemiology
conveners: K. Wake, W. Joseph, J. Wiart

K08 Numerical dosimetry for epidemiology
conveners: T. Nagaoka, A. Lee, T. Wu, J. Wiart

K09 Dielectric properties and therapeutic thermal therapies in hyperthermia and RF & MW ablation
conveners: L . Farrugia, E. Porter

K10 Innovative techniques for non-invasive brain stimulation: from models to bedside
conveners: M. Liberti, N. Kuster

K11 Therapeutic and Rehabilitative Applications of RF EMF and healthcare
conveners: K Ito, J. Gomez-Tames

K12 Biomedical Applications of static and Low Frequency EMF (vagus nerve stimulation, TMS, DBS, MRI)
conveners: M. Sekino, L. Mir, A. Sarolic

K13 European Workers EMF directive 2013/35/EU. Environmental Exposure Assessment and Dosimetry
conveners: G. Schmid, I. Magne

K14 Facing challenge of 5G Exposure: Assessment of exposure induced by MuMiMo
conveners: E Conil, T Onishi, S B Jeon

K15 Facing challenge of 5G Exposure: Assessment of exposure induced by mmW and pwd
conveners: E Conil, T Onishi, K. Sasaki

K16 Methods and equipment for EMF monitoring
conveners: M. Taki, J. Wiart, S. Aerts

K17 EMF Standards and Health Protection
conveners: G. D’Inzeo, R. Croft, J. Keshvari

K18 Wireless Power Transfer
conveners: V. De Santis, R. Pinto

AC1 Metrology Solutions for Radar Systems and Propagation
conveners: Pedro Cruz, Amir Zaghloul

AC2 Metrology for 5G and Emerging Wireless Technologies
conveners: Tian Hong Loh, Nuno Carvalho

AC3 Channel Measurements, Characterization and Verification through Electromagnetic Metrology and Measurement Post Processing
conveners: Jeanne Quimby, Sana Salous

AD1 Optical Frequency Metrology
conveners: Masami Yasuda, Gunter Steinmeyer

AE1 Mode-Stirred Chambers
conveners: Luk R. Arnaut, Tian Hong Loh

BG High-frequency wave propagation in highly disturbed ionosphere
conveners: Nikolay Zernov, Vadim Gherm, Charles Carrano

BK Innovative methods and devices for microwave medical applications
conveners: Lorenzo Crocco, Francesca Vipiana, Panagiotis Kosmas

CB1 Functional Metasurfaces for Communication and Radar Systems
conveners: Amir Zaghloul, Enrica Martini

CD1 Micro to Nano-Scale Wearable and Implantable Sensing and Communication (MSC)
conveners: Qammer H. Abbasi, Akram Alomainy, Arnaud Vena

CK1 Over-the-Air testing: State-of-the-Art and Future of Technology and Applications
conveners: Wim Kotterman, Pekka Kyösti

DA1 Measurement and Instrumentation Technologies for millimeter- and THz waves
conveners: Shintaro Hisatake, Masatoshi Kajita

DC1 : THz communications
conveners : Akifumi Kasamatsu, Guillaume Ducourneau, Cyril Renoud, Yves Louët, Carlos Bader

DK Biological effects and electromagnetic interference of wireless power transfer
conveners: Takashi Hikage and Jerdvisanop Chakarothai

EC1 EM Security of Cyber-physical  systems and Wireless Technologies
conveners: C. Kasmi, V. Deniau

EBC1 Wave modelling of novel wireless systems
conveners: G. Gradoni, A. Shivola, S. Salous

ECJ1 Spectrum Management
conveners: Tasso Tzioumis, Amir I. Zaghloul, José Borrego

EFGH1 Natural Electromagnetic Noise and Radio Sensing Applications in Terrestrial and Planetary Environments
conveners: Y. Hobara, C. Price, T. Ushio, M. Fuellekrug

GH1 Meteors, collisional EMPs, and other Highly-Transient Space Plasma Events
conveners:  J. L. Chau and M. M.  Oppenheim

GH2 Plasma Instabilities in the Ionosphere
conveners:  Rob Pfaff and Erhan Kudeki

GEH1 Seismo Electromagnetics (Lithosphere-Atmosphere-Ionosphere Coupling)
conveners: S. Pulinets, M. Bagiya, Y. Hobara, H. Rotkaehl

HG1 Active experiments and radio sounding
conveners: V. Sonwalkar, R. Moore, N. Jackson-Booth, T. Pedersen

GHJ1 The polar environment and geospace
conveners:  Lucilla Alfonsi, Nicolas Bergeot, Mark Clilverd, Stefan Lotz

HJ1 Solar, Planetary, and Heliospheric Radio Emissions
conveners: P. Galopeau, G. Mann, H. O. Rucker, P. Zucca

HGE1 Atmospheric, Ionospheric, Magnetospheric and High Energy Effects of Lightning  Discharges
conveners: S. Celestin, N. Liu, M Fullekrug

JG Mutual benefit between radio astronomy and ionospheric science
conveners: Maaijke Mevius, Claudio Cesaroni

JEFGH Characterisation and Mitigation of Radio frequency interference
conveners: Amit K. Mishra, David M. Levine, Frank Gronwald

KB1 Electromagnetic biomedical imaging and inversion
conveners: P.Mojabi, T. Isernia, S. Kidera

KBE1 Stochastic Methods and Machine Learning applied in electromagnetism (antenna design, Exposure assessment, EMC and dosimetry)
conveners: J. Wiart, K. Kobayashi, G Gradoni, P. Ravazzani   

KD1 Wearable and textile antenna for WBAN
conveners: L. Tarricone, H Rogier, J wang, Leena Ukkonen

KE1 EMF Exposure Assessment and EMC for Implanted Devices and Body Area Networks
conveners: J.  Wang

KE2 Facing challenge of 5G Exposure: Power density
conveners: TBC

KE3 EMC in Biomedical Applications + implants
conveners: Lars Ole Fichte, Janging Wang

J IAU Technologies for the SKA, ngVLA, and ALMA2030
conveners: Anthony Beasley, Carole Jackson