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9th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS)

December 3–5, 2015 | New York City, New York, United States

CFP: BICT 2015 Special Track on BioNanoNetworks: Modeling, Design, Performance and Applications (BMDPA)

9th International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS)

December 3-5, 2015, New York City, New York, United States

Sponsored by European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) and Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

In-corporation with ACM (Pending)

In recent years, nanonetworks, have gained considerable attention in the research community, the principal reason being the potential they have to become the catalyst for breakthroughs in critical sectors and industries, such as medicine, law enforcement and safety, manufacturing, informatics etc. While current research on nanonetworks indicates the feasibility of both biological and non-biological nanonetworks, there exists considerable motivation in favour of BioNanoNetworks (BNNs) due to their bio-friendly nature and bottom-up design approach. Use of BNN technology will lead to considerably safer and effective treatment types of cancer and neuronal (brain) disorders, new non-invasive or minimally invasive diagnostic methods, new circuit designs etc. The principal objective of this special track is to provide a discussion forum to researchers and practising engineers to present and exchange the latest research results on the design, modeling, performance analysis, and application of BNNs from the perspectives of general engineering as well as natural and applied sciences.

This special track seeks high-quality original unpublished work in the following - but not limited to - topics:

  • BNNs: Mathematical theory of bio-communication and bio-networks
  • Molecular communication and molecular nanonetworks
  • Biophotonic communication and networks
  • Modeling & performance analysis of BNNs: Performance of bio-communication systems and networks
  • Novel applications: Potential applications of BNNs for the emerging society
  • Standardization issues of BNNs
  • Engineered BNNs
  • Nanotechnology perspectives and device design for BNNs
  • Simulation / software tools for design and performance analysis of BNNs
  • Performance optimization of BNNs
  • Architecture, network topology, and network management of BNNs
  • Enhanced algorithms and efficient protocols applicable to BNNs as well as their design issues
  • Signal processing for BNNs: Communication and information theory applied to BNNs


Regular paper submission due: August 31
Short and poster/demo paper submission due: September 22
Notification for regular papers: September 21
Notification for short and poster/demo papers: October 1
Camera ready due: October 15



Authors are invited to submit regular papers (up to 8 pages each), short papers (up to 4 pages each) or poster/demo papers (up to 2 pages each) in ACM's paper template. Up to two extra pages are allowed for each paper with extra page charges. See for more details.


All accepted paper will be published through ACM Digital Library and submitted for indexing by SI, EI Compendex, Scopus, ACM Library, Google Scholar and many more. Selected papers will be considered for publication in leading journals including:


Mohammad Mahfuz, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

Dimitrios Makrakis, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Adam Noel, University of British Columbia, Canada

Akram Alomainy, Queen Mary University of London, UK

A. K. M. Mahtab Hossain, University College Cork, Ireland

Attahiru Alfa, University of Manitoba, Canada

Baris Atakan, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

Chun Tung Chou, University of New South Wales, Australia

H. Birkan Yilmaz, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Kyung Sup Kwak, Inha University, Incheon, Korea

Mark Leeson, University of Warwick, UK

Md. Abdur Rahman, Federation University Australia and American International University-Bangladesh

Md. Anwar Hossain, University of the Ryukyus-Okinawa, Japan

Jahangir H. Sarker, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, KSA

Nariman Farsad, York University, Canada

Qiang Liu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China

Sebastià Galmés, University of Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Sharifah K. Syed-Yusof, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Yifan Chen, South University of Science and Technology of China, China