Main theme:
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY IN SERVICE OF REGIONAL INDUSTRY

Background & Aim

IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology is one of the flagship yearly conferences of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society with its distinguished attendees. The IEEE ICIT 2019 will be held in, the world’s most happy and liveable city, Melbourne, Australia, from February 13th to 15th 2019, at the internationally renowned Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The aim of the 20th edition of this conference series is to provide a forum for presentation and discussion of emerging developments and applications in the rapidly evolving field of Industrial Technology. Also, it serves as a conduit for channelling advanced research and applications to the regional industry. It brings together researchers, from industry and academia, active in industrial technological fields to discuss current developments and future perspectives. In addition to the traditional technical tracks of ICIT series, this conference committee is pleased to include, for the first time, a technical track on “Automation in Mining Engineering”. This technical Track is important to mining industry not only in Australia but world-wide.

 

Conference Topics

The topics of this conference will include, but are not limited to:

Automation in Mining Engineering
Robotic and Autonomous machinery in Mining Engineering, Automation, Control and Instrumentation of mining operation, autonomous vehicle, Mobile Conveyors Belts, Driverless Trucks, teleoperation of machinery, safety in mining automation systems.

Robotics, Mechatronics and Control Systems
Mechatronics systems, robotics, autonomous mobile robots, tele-robotics and teleoperation, humanoid robots, multi-robot systems, intelligent transportation, distributed collaborative systems, security & safety applications, human-robot interface, vision-based robots.  Advanced control techniques, nonlinear and adaptive control, optimal and robust control, estimation and identification techniques, intelligent control, complex systems control, networked control, industrial control applications (e.g. smart grids, renewable energy systems, automotive, aerospace, shipping, biological systems, biomedical engineering, micro/nano systems),

Electrical Machines and Drives
Special machines and actuators, multiphase motors, AC motor drives control and applications, observers and sensorless methods, electrical machine design and modelling, thermal, noise and vibration issues in electrical machines, reliability, testing and diagnostics, fault detection in machines and drives, motion control, special application of machines and drives, HVAC, advanced traction control of electric vehicles and electric trains, electrical drives for ships and for aerospace. Advanced techniques in real and off-line simulation of industrial drives power system and electromechanical devices.

Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Conversion
Power converters, power electronic devices, SiC Mosfet & SiC JFET technologies, modulation techniques, integrated power electronics, modelling, simulation and control of power electronics, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-DC conversion, AC/AC matrix converters, multilevel converters, fault tolerant converters, high frequency links, soft switching techniques, active rectifiers, inverters, UPS, energy efficiency and storage, power electronics for smart grid, EMI and EMC issues. Wind, solar, and wave energy converters, nano, pico and micro-hydro power generators, integrated renewable systems, hybrid electric vehicles, fuel cells, advanced batteries, energy storage devices and systems, offshore underwater converters, electric transportation, energy harvesting.

Power Systems and Smart Grids
Large and small hydro generators, energy transmission and distribution, static VAR and harmonic compensations, FACTs, active and hybrid filtering, power quality devices, power management, modelling, simulation and control of power system, grid interconnection, distributed power generation, diagnostics, smart grid technologies, intelligent control systems, multi-agent systems, global and constrained optimization, electricity market liberalization.

Sensors, Actuators and Micro-Nanotechnology
Intelligent sensors, actuators and multi-sensor fusion, micro-sensors and micro-actuators, micro-nano technology, electronic instrumentation, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), RF systems integration, integrated optics and related technologies, polymer electronics, nanotechnology, biomedical engineering, microfluidics, lab-on-chip devices and technologies, MOEMS, RF-MEMS.

Cloud Computing, Big Data and Software Engineering
Cloud computing, big data, data analysis and extraction, computer networking, communication protocols, telecommunication, algorithms, distributed systems, industrial database applications, service oriented architecture, service integration, communication standards, internetworking, mobile communication, information security and trust.

Electronic Systems on Chip and Embedded Control
Real time simulation algorithms, DSP and FPGA technologies, microprocessor and FPGA based control, real time implementation and control, VHDL applications, embedded systems, real-time distributed embedded systems, technologies for system design, electronic system on chip (SoC), design methodologies and Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools.

Signal and Image Processing and Computational Intelligence
Computer vision, virtual reality systems, industrial vision, virtual instrumentation, image & sound processing, digital signal processing, remote sensing, multimedia applications, neural networks, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, industrial applications of intelligent controllers.

Industrial Automation, Communication, Networking and Informatics
Building automation, factory automation and communications, flexible manufacturing systems, industrial vision, autonomous mobile robots, electrical vehicles, intelligent transportation, industrial agents, integrated systems and processes, distributed collaborative systems, human-machine interfaces, security & safety applications, infrastructures for industrial informatics portable electronics, automation systems for power distribution, industrial applications of internet technologies, multimedia, wired and wireless communications, power line communication.

Systems Reliability, Conditions Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis
System’s Reliability testing and Risk Analysis, Fault Diagnostic and Recovery, FMECA, FTA.

Education and Standard
Project/Problem-based Learning; eLearning; Virtual Laboratory, Distance Education and Flexible Learning; Challenges and Solutions of Learning by Team-work in Distance Education.

 

Special Sessions

The conference will include Special Sessions on highly specialised topic areas, within the scope of the conference and its theme. Special Sessions are organised at the initiative of one or more individuals, who must adhere to the specific procedures published at the conference website. If you are interested in organizing a special session, please contact a Special Sessions Co-Chairs listed on the conference website.

 

Submission of Papers

The working language of the conference is English. Prospective participants are requested to electronically submit full papers of their work (6 pages max.) following the instructions available on the website.

 

Paper Acceptance

Each accepted paper must be presented at the conference by one of the co-authors in order to be submitted for inclusion in IEEExplore. The submission final manuscript must be accompanied by a registration form and a registration fee payment proof of at least one of the co-authors.



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