URSI Submission Topics

Commission A - Electromagnetic Metrology
USNC Chair: Steven J. Weiss (steven.j.weiss14.civ@mail.mil)
A.1Microwave to sub-millimeter measurements/standards
A.2Quantum metrology and fundamental concepts
A.3Time and frequency
A.4Time-domain metrology, EM-field metrology
A.5EMC and EM metrology
A.8Bioeffects and medical applications
A.10Impulse radar
A.11Interconnect and packaging
A.12Test facilities
A.13THz metrology
A.14High-Frequency and Millimeter Wireless metrology
Commission B - Fields and Waves
USNC Chair: John L. Volakis (volakis@ece.osu.edu)
B.1Antenna arrays
B.2Antenna theory, design, and measurements
B.2.1Active antennas
B.2.2Active and passive antenna matching
B.2.3Antenna and propagation measurement techniques
B.2.4Small antennas
B.2.5Other antenna topics
B.3Complex, novel, or specialized media
B.3.1Electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) structures
B.3.2Biological media
B.3.3Geophysical media
B.4Educational methods and tools
B.5Electromagnetic interaction and coupling
B.6Frequency selective surfaces and filters
B.7Guided waves and wove-guiding structures
B.8High-frequency techniques
B.9Imaging, inverse scattering and remote sensing
B.10Microstrip antennas and printed devices
B.11Millimeter wave and Terahertz antennas
B.12MIMO antennas and systems
B.13Nanoscale electromagnetics
B.14Nonlinear electromagnetics
B.15Numerical methods
B.15.1Fast methods
B.15.2Finite-Difference methods
B.15.3Frequency-Domain methods
B.15.4Hybrid methods
B.15.5Integral-Equation methods
B.15.6Time-Domain methods
B.16Optimization techniques
B.17Propagation phenomena and effects
B.18Rough surfaces and random media
B.20Scattering and diffraction
B.21Theoretical electromagnetics
B.22Transient fields, effects, and systems
B.23Ultra-wideband electromagnetics
B.24Wireless communications
B.25Wireless sensors and sensing networks
B.26Cognitive radio
B.26.1Reconfigurable antennas
B.26.2Simultaneous transmit and receive systems
B.26.3Spectrum enhancement techniques
Commission C - Radio Communication and Signal Processing Systems
USNC Chair: Greg Huff (ghuff@tamu.edu)
C.1Cognitive radio and software defined radio
C.2Computational imaging and inverse methods
C.3Information theory, coding, modulation and detection
C.4MIMO and MISO systems
C.5Radar systems, target detection, localization, and tracking
C.6Radio communication systems
C.7Sensor networks, and sensor array processing and calibration
C.8Signal and image processing
C.9Spectrum and medium utilization
C.10Synthetic aperture and space-time processing
C.11Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Commission D - Electronics and Photonics
USNC Chair: Zoya Popovic (zoya.popovic@colorado.edu)
D.1Novel transmission line structures and materials
D.2Electronic devices, circuits and applications
D.3Photonic devices, circuits and applications
D.4Physics, materials, CAD, technology and reliability of electronic and photonic devices
Commission E - Electromagnetic Environment and Interference
USNC Chair: Charles Baylis (charles_baylis@baylor.edu)
E.1Electromagnetic environment
E.1.1Electromagnetic noise of natural origin
E.1.2Man-made noise
E.2Electromagnetic compatibility measurement technologies
E.3Electromagnetic compatibility standards
E.4Legal aspects of electromagnetic compatibility
E.5Electromagnetic radiation hazards
E.6Electromagnetic compatibility education
E.7Computational electromagnetics in electromagnetic compatibility
E.7.1Computer Modeling
E.7.2Model Validation
E.7.3Statistical Analysis
E.8Effects of natural and intentional emissions on system performance
E.8.2Effects of transients
E.8.3System analysis
E.8.4Signal integrity
E.8.5Electromagnetic compatibility in communication systems
E.8.6Statistical analysis
E.9High-power electromagnetics
E.9.1Electrostatic discharge
E.9.2Electromagnetic pulse and lightning
E.9.4Power transmission
E.10Spectrum management
Commission F - Wave Propagation and RemoteSensing
USNC Chair: Michael Newkirk (michael.newkirk@jhuapl.edu)
F.1Point-to-point propagation effects
F.1.2Propagation models
F.1.4Land or water paths
F.1.6Indoor/outdoor links
F.1.7Mobile/fixed paths
F.1.8Horizontal/slant paths
F.1.9Surface/atmosphere interactions
F.1.10Atmospheric Constituent and Refraction Modeling
F.1.12Natural/man-made structures
F.2Remote sensing of the Earth by radio waves
F.2.1Atmospheric sensing
F.2.2Ocean and sea ice
F.2.3Field campaigns
F.2.4Interferometry and SAR
F.2.5Subsurface sensing
F.2.7Radiation and emission
F.2.8Propagation effects
F.2.9Urban environments
F.2.10Soil moisture & terrain
F.3Propagation and remote sensing in complex and random media
Commission G - Ionospheric Radio and Propagation
USNC Chair: Sigrid Close (sigridc@stanford.edu)
G.1Global morphology and modeling of the ionosphere
G.2Ionospheric space-time variations
G.3Development of tools and networks needed to measure ionospheric properties and trends
G.4Theory and practice of radio propagation via the ionosphere
G.5Application of ionospheric information to radio systems
Commission H - Waves in Plasma
USNC Chair: Anatoly Streltsov (streltsa@erau.edu)
H.1Plasma instabilities
H.2Generation and propagation of waves in plasmas
H.3Nonlinear wave-wave and wave-particle interactions
H.4Chaos and turbulence
H.5Spacecraft-plasma interactions
H.6Interaction between solar and planetary plasmas
H.7Interconnection between waves and plasma in space and laboratory experiments
Commission J - Radio Astronomy
USNC Chair: Dave DeBoer (ddeboer@berkeley.edu)
J.1Observation and interpretation of all radio emissions and reflections from celestial objects.
J.1.1Promotion of technical means for making radio-astronomical observations and data analysis
J.1.2Support of activities to protect radio-astronomical observations from harmful interference.
Commission K - Electromagnetics in Biology and Medicine
USNC Chair: Erdem Topsakal (topsakal@ece.msstate.edu)
K.1Biological effects
K.2Dosimetry and exposure assessment
K.3Electromagnetic imaging and sensing applications
K.4Therapeutic, rehabilitative, and other biomedical applications
K.5Human body interactions with antennas and other electromagnetic devices

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