The 38th IEEE Sarnoff Symposium
NJIT Campus Center, 150 Bleeker St, University Heights, Newark, NJ
September 18-20, 2017


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Since 1978, the IEEE Sarnoff Symposium has been bringing together telecom and communications experts from industry, universities, and governments. The Sarnoff Symposium continues to grow as a premier forum in the northeastern United States for researchers, engineers, and business executives, drawing an attendance from all over the world. Besides technical sessions, the Symposium will include keynotes, invited talks, expert panels, tutorials, demo/exhibits and posters presentations.

(Final extended)
Notification of
Submission &
Author Registration


Keynote Speakers

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Venue and Accommodation

Author Instructions

The following are instructions for all who have an accepted paper to the Sarnoff Symposium 2017:

1) One or more of the paper’s authors should register for Sarnoff ’17 at the full registration price by August 10th. The registration instructions will soon be available here, and will also be emailed to authors of accepted papers.

2) Please prepare the final version of your accepted paper using the IEEE Manuscript Templates for Conference Proceedings ( The final manuscript should not exceed 6 pages inclusive of figures and references.

3) After preparing your finalized paper draft it should be checked for compliance with IEEE Xplore using the IEEE PDF Xpress web site ( You will need to enter the Conference ID for Sarnoff, which is 41749XP, as part of this process.

4) After ensuring your document conforms to IEEE standards, it must be uploaded through the EDAS paper submission site. After logging in to EDAS, select the “My Papers” tab. Locate your Sarnoff submission’s row. There should also be a column titled “Upload.” Please submit your final manuscript using the icon at this location.

5) Lastly, an IEEE copyright form must be submitted for each accepted paper. This can be accomplished using the “Record Copyright” link in EDAS.




Steering Committee



Technical Program Committee

Mr. S. K. Agrawal, Delhi Technological University (DTU) Formerly Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) Dr. Walid Ahmed, Broadcom Inc. Prof. Nabi Sertac Artan, New York Institute of Technology Dr. Gautam Bhanage, Cisco Systems Mr. Sivakumar Ganapathy, Cisco Systems Inc Dr. Ibrahim Hokelek, TUBITAK BILGEM Dr. Philip Ji, NEC Laboratories America, Inc. Dr. Elias Kpodzo, L-3 Communications TE Dr. Wenjia Li, New York Institute of Technology Dr. Ziping Liu, Southeast Missouri State University Prof. M. Umit Uyar, City College of The City University of New York Dr. Jonathan Voris, New York Institute of Technology, USA Dr. Yang Wang, La Salle University Dr. Scott Yam, Queen's University Dr. Yifan Zhang, SUNY Binghamton



Mr. Akeem Adebomehin, University of Essex Dr. Izzat Alsmadi, University of Texas A&M San Antonio Dr. Ashraf Badawi, Zewail City for Science and Technology Dr. Nilanjan Banerjee, IBM Research Dr. Ana Barbancho, Universidad de Málaga Dr. Isabel Barbancho, Universidad de Malaga Dr. Md Zakirul Alam Bhuiyan, Fordham University Dr. Aresh Dadlani, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Dr. Venkateswara Dasari, US Army Research Laboratory Dr. Jitender Deogun, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dr. Safiullah Faizullah, Hewlett-Packard Dr. Mariusz A Fecko, Vencore Labs, USA Mr. Hassan El GHAZI, INPT Mr. Ömer Faruk Gemici, TÜBİTAK BİLGEM & İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Turkey Mrs. Maryam Jalalitabar, Georgia State University, USA Mr. Harshvardhan Joshi, North Carolina State University Dr. Marc Koerner, ICSI Dr. Janusz Kusyk, New York City College of Technology, USA Mr. Chaoyang Li, Georgia State University, USA Dr. Guoqi Luo, Stevens Institute of Technology, Bloomberg Prof. Rashid Mehmood, King AbdulAziz University Mr. Khalid Mohammadani, Isra University Mr. Wasiu Oduola, Prairie View A & M University Mr. Oluwaseyi Omotere, Prairie View A&M University Dr. Loreto Pescosolido, CNR - Italian National Research Council, Italy Prof. Euripides Petrakis, Technical University of Crete (TUC) Dr. Sridhar Raghavan, Entreprenuer Ms. Fatima Salahdine, University of North Dakota Mr. Ali Shahini, New Jersey Institute of Technology Dr. Shashank Shanbhag, Salesforce, Inc. Dr. Koushik Sinha, Southern Illinois University Prof. Iickho Song, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Mr. Xiang Sun, New Jersey Institute of Technology Mr. Robinson Udechukwu, North Carolina State University Dr. Dimitrios Vergados, National Technical University of Athens Dr. Christos Verikoukis, CTTC & UB, Spain Prof. Ning Weng, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Dr. Nikhil Yadav, St. John's University Mr. Bin Yang, Beihang University, P.R. China Dr. Zhutian Yang, Harbin Institute of Technology Mr. Demir Yavas, Istanbul Technical University Dr. Juzi Zhao, San Jose State University







The registration instructions will soon be available here. Authors of accepted papers: please remember, at least one author must register at full author rate (even if the author is a student, or otherwise normally eligible for reduced registration rate.