Call for Papers

IEEE IECON 2016 is the 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, focusing on industrial and manufacturing theory and applications of electronics, controls, communications, instrumentation and computa-tional intelligence. The objectives of the conference are to provide high quality research and professional interactions for the advancement of science, technology, and fellowship. Papers with new research results are encouraged for submission. The world’s industry, research, and academia are invited to participate in the wealth of presentations. IECON2016 will include a rich technical program consisting of the following regular tracks:  



Active and passive devices for power electronics  - Chairs: Filippo Chimento - Sweden, Angelo Raciti - Italy  

DC-DC and AC/DC converters  - Chairs: Alfonso Damiano - Italy, Yihua Hu - UK, Ron S.Y. Hui - Hong Kong, Martin Ordonez - Canada  

Electrical machines - Chairs: Emmanuel Agamloh -USA, Andrea Cavagnino - Italy, Fabrizio Marignetti - Italy, Rafal Wrobel - UK  

Electrical machines condition monitoring and diagnosis - Chairs: Antonio Cardoso - Portugal, Humberto Henao - France, Sang Bin Lee - Korea, Thomas Wolbank - Austria

Electrical machines and drives for mobility - Chairs: David Dorrell - Australia, Rajashekara Kaushik - USA, Chris Gerada - UK, Giuseppe Tomasso - Italy  

Electrical machines and drives for renewable energy systems - Chairs: Marcello Pucci - Italy, Bulent Sarliogu - USA, Alberto Tessarolo - Italy, Thomas Wu - USA  

Energy Storages and Alternative Sources - Chairs: Federico Baronti - Italy, Dongpu Cao - UK, Habiballah Rahimi Eichi - USA, Fei Gao, F  

Fault diagnostic and Fault-tolerant power converters - Chairs: Bilal Akin - USA, Chiara Boccaletti - Italy, Arnaud Gaillard - France, Rosario Miceli - Italy  

Grid Connected Converters - Chairs: Zhe Chen - Denmark, Kyo-Beum Lee  - Korea, Qing-Chang Zhong - USA, Marco Liserre - Germany  

High efficiency DC/DC power converters - Chairs: Luca Corradini - Italy, Oscar Lucia - Spain, Xinbo Ruan - China, Wang Yijie - China  

High power converters - Chairs: Ebhraim Babaei - Iran, Kumar Gopakumar - India, Mariusz Malinowski - Poland, Pericle Zanchetta - UK  

Motor drives control techniques - Chairs: Radu Bojoi - Italy, Fernando Briz - Spain, Gaolin Wang - China, Yen Shin Lai - Taiwan  

Power converter topologies and control - Chairs: Gerardo Escobar - Mexico, Samir Kouro - Chile, Jose Leon - Spain, Luca Solero - Italy  

Photovoltaic systems - Chairs: Ramon Blasco Gimenez - Spain, Yunwei (Ryan) Li - Canada, Filippo Spertino - Italy, Seppo Valkealahti - Finland  

Power converters for power quality - Chairs: Hadi Kanaan - Lebanon, Vinod Khadkikar - U.A.E., Akshay Rathore - Canada, Dianguo Xu - China  

Power Systems and ICT - Chairs: Concettina Buccella - Italy, Claudio Canizares - Canada, Carlo Alberto Nucci - Italy, Hatem Zeineldin - U.A.E.  

Power Systems and Demand side management - Chairs: Ehab El-Saadany - Canada, Hiroaki Nishi - Japan, Pierluigi Siano - Italy, Thomas Strasser - Austria  

Renewable energy systems - Chairs: Haitham Abu Rub - Qatar, Roberto Cardenas - Chile, Marcelo Simoes - USA, Maria I. Valla - Argentina  

Special machines and drives - Chairs: Vanja Ambrozic - Slovenia, Akira Chiba - Japan, Atif Iqbal - Qatar, Leila Parsa - USA  

Special topics in electrical machine and drives - Chairs: Wemping Cao - USA, Francesco Cupertino - Italy, Tian-Hua Liu - Taiwan, Mircea Popescu - UK  

Transportation, Electrification and Vehicle Systems - Chairs: Ritesh Keshri - India, Bhakti M. Joshi - India, Pan Xuewei - China, Abhijit  Choudhry - Singapore 

 Wireless Recharging Technologies - Chairs: Udaya Madawala - New Zeland, Rosa Mastromauro - Italia, Chris Mi - USA, Sheldon Williamson - Canada  



Robotics and Haptics - Chairs: Marina Indri - Italy, Tomoyuki Shimono - Japan, Seiichiro Katsura - Japan, Domenico Prattichizzo - Italy  

Mechatronics & Motion Control - Chairs: Gianantonio Magnani - Italy, Toshiyaki Tsuji - Japan, Peter Korondi - Hungary, Hiroshi Fujimoto - Japan, Asif Sabanovic - Turkey  

Signal Processing, Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence - Chairs: Seta Bogosyan - USA, Kanghyun Jo - Korea, Jinhu Lu - China, Jianbin Qiu - China, Gerasimos Rigatos - Greece  

Control Systems and applications - Chairs: Dietmar Bruckner - Austria, Elena De Santis - Italy, Qing-Long Han - Australia, Makoto Iwasaki - Japan, Ligang Wu - China  

Fault Diagnosis and Prognosis - Chairs: Zhiwei Gao - UK, Hamid Reza Karimi - Norway, Jing Lin - China, Yang Shi - Canada



 Communications Systems for Industrial and Factory Automation - Chairs: Francisco Vasques - Portugal, Vehbi Cagri Gungor - Turkey, Thilo Sauter - Austria, Jan Haase - Germany  

Cloud computing, big data and industrial informatics - Chairs: Kim Fung Tsang - Honk Kong, Paulo Leitao - Portugal, Frank Golatowski - Germany, Vincenzo Loia - Italy  

Industrial cyber physical systems - Chairs: Armando Walter Colombo - Germany, Gabriele Di Stefano - Italy, Elizabeth Chang - Australia, Thomas Nolte - Sweden  

Electronic systems on chip and embedded systems - Chairs: Eric Monmasson - France, Ray Cheung - Hong Kong, Mickael Hilairet - France, Stefano Di Gennaro - Italy  

Resilient systems - Chairs: Mo-Yuen Chow - USA,  Juan Rodriguez-Andina - Spain, Andres A. Nogueiras Melendez - Spain  

Sensors, MEMS & Nanotechnologies - Chairs: Stoyan Nihtianov - The Netherlands, Ridha Ben Mrad - Canada, Antonio Luque - Spain, Alberto Vallan - Italy  



Trends and tools for engineering education - Chairs: Andreja Rojko - Slovenia, Joao Martins - Portugal, Ahmad Ibrahim - Canada and many Special Sessions proposed by their organizers. 


The conference will also include many Tutorials, an Industry Summit & Exhibition, a Student & Young Professional Forum, Keynote and Plenary Speakers. Social Events and Tours will further enrich the conference program. 


Enjoy the beautiful Florence!  


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