The 2nd International Conference on Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS-Oman 2022) is organized by the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). This three-day event aims to bring together leading academicians, researchers, engineers, industrials, and regulators to increase awareness, share views, and exchange ideas and field experiences on numerous aspects of Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS). This first event organized by SQU is expected to provide an opportunity to network researchers, practitioners, students, and hobbyists to enrich interdisciplinary UVS and related platforms and present the most recent innovations, trials, future trends, applications, concerns as well as challenges and solutions developed and applied in the various fields of applications. A number of workshops, students’ projects competition, and an exhibition on UVS will be scheduled during the event.

Sponsor Type:3; 9


Conference Honorary Chair

HH.Sayyid Dr. Fahad Bin Al Julanda Al Said, Vice-Chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University

Conference General Chair

Prof. Hadj Bourdoucen

Organizing Committee

Prof. Rashid Al-Maamari, SQU, Chair
Eng. Salim Al Busaidy, PDO, Co-Chair
MQM Rukn (Eng) / Mahfoodh Al Araimi, NSA
Dr. Ali Al Shidhani, TRC
Eng. Ahmed Tabook, PDO
Eng. Qais Al Sariri, OOCEP

Call for paper

Important date

Draft paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

The range of targeted topics is very broad, but priority is given to subjects on real world applications; including: research, industry, business, and education. Based on this, prospective authors are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations, demonstrations, and poster contributions on any engineering topic relevant to UVS. These include but not limited to the following:

1. Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) of UVS

Guidance methods

Navigation Algorithms


GIS and mapping

Smart sensing and avoidance

AI applications in GNC

2. Machine Vision in UVS

Vision sensors

Sensors fusion

Deep learning and Image Processing

Embedded Architectures

Open Source Software Applications

3. Operations and Maintenance

Certification and Standardization

Regulations and Environmental Challenges

Safety and Security

Reliability and Performance

Anti-drone Systems

4. Power in UVS

Power Management Systems

Energy Efficient UVS


Renewable Energy Technology in UVS

5. Networked UVS and Communications

Multi drone system

Coordination and Cooperation Algorithms

Communication Protocols/Modules

6. Applications of UVS

Oil and Gas

Architecture Engineering

Disaster Relief



Surveillance & Border Patrol

Cultural Heritage Preservation

Film Making

Power Systems

Monitoring and Inspection

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Feb 07



    Feb 09


  • Nov 05 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

Sponsored By
Oman Section Sultan Qaboos University
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