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The 32nd International Conference on
Microelectronics, (ICM 2020)
Aqaba,  Jordan

Preliminary Call for Papers
December 14-17, 2020

The IEEE International Conference on Microelectronics has already been held numerous times in different countries across the MiddleEast, Southern Europe, and Asia for the past 31 years. The 32nd edition of the conference will take place in Aqaba-Jordan. Jordan is home to one of the world’s 7 wonders; Petra. Aqaba is a coastal harbor which serves as a launch point for visitors to Petra and Wadi Rum. The 2020 version of ICM will foster oral and poster sessions, industrial panel discussions, and tutorials given by experts on state-of-the-art topics. The regular technical program will run for three days. In addition, tutorial sessions will be held on the first day of the conference. Papers are solicited in, but not limited to, the following topics:

*Device and Circuit modelling.
*Analog circuit design.
*Digital signal processing.
*Low power circuits and systems.
*Power management.
*Nonlinear circuits.
*VLSI systems and applications.


*Reconfigurable systems.
*Hardware Software Co-design.
*CAD tools.
*NoC, SoC, SiP, and Packaging.
*MEMS and NEMS.
*Optical Circuits and systems.
*Design for testability.
*Emerging technology.

*RFID, RFIC and antenna.
*Virtual reality.
*IoT Circuits and security.
*Testing,reliability,and verification.
*Neuromorphic Computing.
*Biomedical circuits and systems.
*Memristor circuits and systems.
*AI and Neural Networks circuits.

Cyber-physical Systems Security track (for more information)

It is comprehensive and covers a broad spectrum of topics.
The topics of interest include, but limited to:

  • Physical attacks including side-channel and fault attacks
  • Trusted platform modules (TPM)
  • Automative security
  • Digital forensics and crime science
  • Security of reconfigurable and adaptive hardware
  • Cryptography and cryptanalysis
  • Efficient implementations for HW security
  • Reverse engineering
  • Security Analysis of cyber-physical systems
  • Industrial systems security
  • Computer network security
  • Biometric security
  • Intellectual property protection and content protection
  • Security of wireless sensor networks
  • Machine learning applications in cybersecurity
  • Cloud and big data security

Important Dates:

Submission of Special Sessions Proposals:                                    Oct. 10, 2020

Submission of Tutorials Proposals:                                                 Oct . 10, 2020

Notification of Tutorials Proposals Acceptance:                         Oct. 31, 2020

Notification of Special Sessions Proposals Acceptance:           Oct. 31, 2020

Submission of Regular / Student Papers:                                       Oct . 10, 2020

Notification of Paper Acceptance:                                                   Oct. 31, 2020

Camera Ready Submission:                                                               Nov. 15, 2020

Honorary Co-Chairs

SAAEB  KHRESSAT, JUST PRESIDENT

MOHAMED ELMASRI, CANADA

General Co-Chairs

ABDOUL RJOUB, JORDAN

MOHAMAD SAWAN, CHINA

Technical Program Co-Chairs

ISMAIL HMEIDI, JORDAN

AHMED MADIAN, EGYPT

Publication Co-Chairs

ABDALLAH KASSEM, IEEE CAS LEBANON

ANAS AL-RABADI, JORDAN

ALA KHALIFEH, IEEE JORDAN Section

Plenary Co-Chairs

DIMITIRIS SOUDRIS, GREECE

YAZAN AL-BADARNEH, JORDAN

FADI R. SHAHROURY, JORDAN

Panels Chair

MOHAMMED ELIBBINI, JORDAN

HANI JAMLEH, JORDAN

Special Sessions Co-Chairs

STAVROS STAVRANIDIS, GREECE

RODRIGO PICCOS, SPAIN

FADI ZGHOUL, USA

Tutorials Co-Chairs

ODYSSEAS KOUFOPAVLOU, GREECE

NICOLAS SKLAVOS, GREECE

ABDALLAH ABABNEH, JORDAN

Industry Liaison Co-Chairs

MWAFFAQ OTOOM, JORDAN

FADI OBAIDAT, USA

INTERNATIONAL COORDINATORS

BAKER MOHAMED, UAE

FOUAD EL HAJHASSAN, LEBANON

KHALED SALAMA, KSA

SAID BELKOUCHE, MOROCCO

MOUNTASSAR MAAMOUN, ALGERIA

TALES PIMENTA, BRAZIL

MOURAD LOULOU, TUNISIA

AHMED AMMARI, OMAN

MOHAB ANIS, AUC, EGYPT

NAZIH MOUBAYED, IEEE CAS LEBANON

Cyber Security

AHMED SHATNAWI, JORDAN

ALI ISMAIL AWAD, SWEDEN

KARIM M. ABDELLATIF, FRANCE

HOUSSEM MAGHREBI, FRANCE

Contact with: abdoul.rjoub@gmail.com

Notice: IEEE ICM 2020 STATEMENT ON COVID-19

IEEE has been monitoring the developing COVID-19 outbreak. Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by COVID-19. At this time, we are dedicated to supporting those individuals who may be unable to travel to Aqaba, Jordan from affected regions. So, the safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. After studying and evaluating the recent announcements, guidance, and news released by relevant national departments, the ICM 2020 conference will be organized in fully virtual.