Thursday, November 27, 2014

[Mycolleagues] [CFP] Workshop on Green Communications and Networks with Energy Harvesting, Smart Grids, and Renewable Energies

[Apologies for multiple copies of this CFP]

Workshop on Green Communications and Networks with Energy Harvesting, Smart Grids, and Renewable Energies

8 or 12 June 2015, London, United Kingdom

in conjunction with IEEE ICC 2015


Call for Papers


The workshop solicits original technical papers that were not previously published and are not currently under review for publication elsewhere. The papers should address the as described above. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Energy-harvesting base-station / relay / access point;

- Energy-harvesting and energy-efficient machine-to-machine (M2M) communications;

- Low-power and energy-harvesting wireless sensor network;

- Light (solar), thermal, vibration, RF, motion, wind energy harvesting;

- Wireless charging;

- Energy harvesting, storage, and recycling;

- Sustainable network architectures using energy harvesting;

- Theoretic approaches and design methodologies;

- Testbed and experimental validation;

- Energy harvesting for rare events sensing;

- Event-powered energy harvesting wireless sensor networks;

- Energy harvesting for industrial and intelligent systems;

- Energy-efficiency metrics and measures;

- Trade-off between energy-efficiency and QoS parameters;

- Routing, MAC and transport protocols under different types of energy constraints;

- Resource allocation, coexistence, interoperability and interference in smart grid networks;

- Demand management in smart grids;

- Cross-layer optimization for green networks in smart grid environments;

- Optimized implementation solutions;

- Security strategies for green wireless networks;

- Modeling various renewable power sources;

- Coordinated management and load balancing under the smart grid and renewable power sources;

- Energy-efficient hardware, devices and design;

- End-to-end modeling and performance of green wireless networks;

- Pricing and billing for green networks and services;

- Green 3G/4G/5G, wireless wide-area infrastructures, short range networks, mesh topologies;

- Signal processing, network coding and interference cancellation for loweringthe overall footprint of ICT;

- Context-based power management & energy awareness;

- Cooperative theory, game theory and causal reasoning for green networks;

- Inter disciplinary research for green wireless networks;

- Architectures and networking for smart grid networks;

- Experimental test-beds and results;

- Standardization efforts and regulation.


Paper Submission Guidelines

Please refer to for submission guidelines.


Submission for papers is at


Important Deadlines

Submission of papers: January 10, 2015

Notification of Acceptance: February 14, 2015

Submission of camera-ready versions of accepted papers: February 28, 2015


Conference Committee


General Chair

Professor Victor C.M. Leung, The University of British Columbia, Canada


General Co-Chairs

Professor John Thompson, University of Edinburgh, UK

Professor Hsiao-Hwa Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Professor Chau Yuen, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore


Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs

Woon Hau Chin, Toshiba Research Europe Limited, UK

Chin Keong Ho, Institute for Infocomm Research. Singapore

F. Richard Yu, Carleton University, Canada

Shengrong Bu ,University of Glasgow, UK

Xi Zhang ,Texas A&M University, USA


For more information, please refer to

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