WUWNet 2012 Program

Monday, November 5th, 2012

8:00am – 8:45am Registration/Breakfast

8:45am – 9:00am Opening Remarks

9:00am – 10:00am Keynote Speech
Speaker: Dr. James G. Bellingham, Chief Technologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

10:00am – 10:15am Coffee Break

10:15am – 12:00pm Technical Session I
Chair: Prof. Dario Pompili

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch (Posters/Demos Setup)

1:00pm – 1:35pm Plenary Talk
Speaker: Prof. Milica Stojanovic, Northeastern University

1:35pm – 2:45pm Technical Session II
Chair: Prof. Michele Zorzi

2:45pm – 3:00pm Coffee Break (Posters/Demos Setup)

3:00pm – 4:10pm Special Session on Impact of Acoustic Communications on Sealife
Chair: Prof. T.C. Yang

4:10pm – 5:20pm Special Session on Advances in Acoustic Communications
Chair: Prof. Shengli Zhou, University of Connecticut

5:20pm – 7:00pm Poster/Demo Session

6:00pm – 8:00pm Reception Dinner

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

8:00am – 8:30am Registration/Breakfast

8:30am – 9:50am Special Session on Testbeds, Platforms, and Products
Chair: Prof. Jun-Hong Cui, University of Connecticut

  • ZJU-ZRS Experimental Research Observatory Project Plan
    Ruihong Lan, Fuqiang Qi, Yeqing Yue, Fengzhong Qu, Hong Song, Yingjun Xie, and Ying Chen (Zhejiang University, China)
  • A moving underwater communication system with bio-inspired fish robots [Full Paper]
    Jun-Ho Jeon (Kangnung National University, Korea); NamYeol Yun (Kookmin University, Korea); Heungwoo Nam (Korea University, Korea); Chang-Gi Hong (Gangneung-Wonju National University, USA); Sung-Joon Park (Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea); Soo-Hyun Park (Kookmin University, Korea); Sunshin An (SEOUL, Korea); Chang Hwa Kim (Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea); Gi-Hun Yang (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea); Young-Sun Ryuh (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea)
  • Product development at Kongsberg Maritime related to underwater sensor networks [Full Paper]
    Thor S Husøy (Kongsberg Maritime, Norway); Frank Knudsen (Kongsberg Maritime, Norway); Bjørn Gjelstad (Kongsberg Maritime, Norway); Arne Furdal (Kongsberg Maritime, Norway)
  • Ocean-TUNE: A Community Ocean Testbed for Underwater Wireless Networks
    Jun-Hong Cui, Shengli Zhou, Zhijie Shi, James O’Donnell, Zheng Peng (University of Connecticut, USA); Sumit Roy, Payman Arabshahi (University of Washington, USA); Mario Gerla, Burkard Baschek (University of California, Los Angeles, USA); Xi Zhang (Texas A&M University, USA)

9:50am – 10:05am Coffee Break

10:05am – 11:30am Technical Session III
Chair: Aijun Song

11:30pm – 1:00pm Lunch (Poster Session Continues)

1:00pm – 2:00pm Technical Session IV
Chair: Liuqing Yang

2:00pm – 2:15pm Coffee Break

2:15pm – 3:45pm Special Session on Advances in Acoustic Communications II
Chair: Prof. Payman Arabshahi, University of Washington

3:45pm – 4:40pm Technical Session V
Chair: Curt Schurgers

4:40pm – 4:50pm Closing Remarks

4:50pm Adjourn

Position Papers (Presented as Posters)


  • Developments in Timing and Satellite Telemetry with the Micromodem-2
    Authors: Eric Gallimore, Jim Partan, Sandipa Singh, Lee Freitag, Keenan Ball, Peter Koski, and Andrew Beal - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  • Demonstration of an advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Design and Control Strategy
    Authors: Jiaxing Che, Chengyu Cao, Junhong Cui - University of Connecticut.
  • Demonstration of Distributed Underwater Microbial Fuel Cell (D-MFCs)
    Authors: Udayarka Karra, Guoxian Huang, Ridvan Umaz, Christopher Tenaglier, Baikun Li, and Lei Wang - University of Connecticut.
  • Image Transmission using Aqua-Net and High-speed OFDM Modems
    Authors: Son Le, Haining Mo, Zheng Peng, Michael Zuba, Xiaoyan Lu, Jun-Hong Cui, Shengli Zhou, and Zhijie Shi - University of Connecticut.
  • A low-Complexity High-Frequency Underwater Acoustic Communication System
    Authors: David Allen, Richard Spengemann, and Y. Rosa Zheng - Missouri University of Science and Technology.
  • A Master/Slave Approach to Command Acoustic Modems during Underwater Networking Sea Trials
    Authors: Riccardo Masiero, Giovanni Toso, Paolo Casari, Oleksiy Kebkal, Maksym Komar, and Michele Zorzi - University of Padova, Consorzio Ferrara Ricerche, and EvoLogics GmbH.
  • Real-time Aqua Pollution Monitoring System based on Biomimetic Fish-Robot controlled by Acoustic Communication
    Authors: Nam-Yeol Yun, Seung-Won Shin, Jin-Young Lee, Soo-Hyun Park, Jun-Ho Jeon, Sung-Joon Park, Changhwa Kim, Heungwoo Nam, Sunshin An, Gi-Hun Yang, and Young-Sun Ryuh - Kookmin University, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Korea University, and Korea Institute of Industrial Technology.
  • DEMO: Real-Time Control of an Underwater Sensor Network using the SUNSET Framework
    Authors: Stefano Graziani, Salvatore Lombardi, Oleksiy Kebkal, Maksym Komar, Chiara Petrioli, Roberto Petroccia, and Daniele Spaccini - University of Rome, La Sapienza, EvoLogics GmbH, CINI, and WSENSE srl.
  • DEMO: Robust Real-Time Underwater Digital Video Streaming using Optical Communication
    Authors: Marek Doniec, Anqi Xu, and Daniela Rus - Massachusetts Institute of Technology and McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
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