It is our pleasure to announce that 2021 5th International Conference on Automation, Control and Robots (ICACR 2021) will be held in Guangxi University, Nanning, China during September 25-27, 2021. ICACR 2021 is sponsored by Guangxi University, and hosted by School of Mechanical Engineering, Guangxi University, China. It will offer opportunities to bring the experts from both academic and industrial fields together to attain synergetic exchanges of ideas and practices. Welcome the professionals, experts, managements and students from the universities, research institutions, and companies to attend the conference!

Prospective authors are invited to submit high-quality original research and technical contributions for presentations and posters in conference. ICACR 2021 provides a forum for researchers and practitioners involved in different but related domains to confront research results and discuss key problems. The scope of ICACR 2021 includes the research and development fields of collaboration technologies and their applications to sensing, automation, control and robots. Application domains include, but are not limited to intelligent control systems and optimization, signal processing, sensors, systems modelling and control, robotics and automation, industrial engineering, production and management, etc.
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Advisory Committees

Mo-Yuen Chow, North Carolina State University, USA (IEEE Fellow)

Gianluigi Pillonetto, University of Padova, Italy (IEEE Fellow)

Stephen L. Smith, University of Waterloo, Canada (SMIEEE)

Gentiane VENTURE, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan (SMIEEE)

Conference General Chairs

Hui You, Guangxi University, China (SMIEEE)

Giuseppe Conte, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

Conference Co-Chairs

Xiaoping Liao, Guangxi University, China

Xingyu Gao, Guilin University Of Electronic Technology, China

Lieping Zhang, Guilin University of Technology, China

Zhong Liu, Guilin University of Aerospace Technology, China

Jiansheng Peng, Hechi University, China

Conference Organizing Chair

Yanmei Meng, Guangxi University, China

Deqiang He, Guangxi University, China

Program Chairs

Zhenrong Zhang, Guangxi University, China

Prof. Ning Sun, Nankai University, China (SMIEEE)

J. A. Tenreiro Machado, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal

Publicity Co-Chairs

Hui Liu, Guangxi University, China

Xuan Sun, Guilin university of technology, China

Rongjiang Tang, Guilin University Of Electronic Technology, China

Publication Chairs

Li Li, Guangxi University, China

Jianxin Deng, Guangxi University, China

Sisi Zhang, Hainan University, China

Local Organizing Committee

Jiqing Chen, Guangxi University, China

Chunlan Yang, Guangxi University, China

Rong Yang, Guangxi University, China

Yanjun Chen, Guangxi University, China

Xianwang Li, Guangxi University, China

Technical Committees

Abdulrhman. A. A. Emhemed, Bright Star University, Libya

Amizah Malip, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Bilal Abu Salih, Curtin University, Australia

B. K. Rout, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Chow-Sing Lin, National University of Tainan, Taiwan, China

Cindy Calderon-Arce, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Costa Rica

Francesco Zirilli, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Italy (SMIEEE)

Guowu Wei, University of Salford, UK

Hongliang Ren, National University of Singapore, Singapore (SMIEEE)

Jee Hou Ho, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia (IEEE Member)

Liming Zhang, University of Macau, Macau (IEEE Member)

Michael Jenkin, York University, Canada

Mohammad Radi Hayajneh, The Hashemite University, Jordan (IEEE Member)

Noorlin Mohd Ali, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Reza Sadeghi, University of New Haven, USA (IEEE Member)

Roberto Montemanni, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Sallehuddin Mohamed Haris, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia 

Sharmila. B, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, India (IEEE Member)

Spilios Fassois, the University of Patras, Greece

Varol Akman, Ihsan Dogramaci Bilkent University, Turkey

Ying-Hao Yu, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, China

Yuan-Kai Wang, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, China (SMIEEE)

Call for paper

Important date

1970-01-01 00:00:00
Abstract submission deadline
1970-01-01 00:00:00
Abstract notification of acceptance
1970-01-01 00:00:00
Draft paper submission deadline
2021-08-15 00:00:00
Draft paper acceptance notification
Final paper submission deadline

Submission Topics

The topics of interests for submission include, but are not limited to:

Track I: Intelligent Control Systems And Optimization

• Genetic Algorithms
• Fuzzy Control 
• Decision Support Systems
• Machine Learning in Control Applications
• Knowledge-based Systems Applications
• Hybrid Learning Systems
• Distributed Control Systems
• Evolutionary Computation and Control
• Optimization Algorithms
• Soft Computing
• Software Agents for Intelligent Control Systems
• Neural Networks based Control Systems
• Planning and Scheduling
• Intelligent Fault Detection and Diagnosis
• Engineering Applications

Track II: Signal Processing, Sensors, Systems Modelling and Control

• Adaptive Signal Processing and Control 
• Environmental Monitoring and Control 
• Optimization Problems in Signal Processing 
• Signal Reconstruction
• System Identification
• Instrumentation Networks and Software
• Change Detection Problems
• Time-frequency Analysis
• Mechanical, Force and Tactile Sensors
• Biological Inspired Sensors Sensors Fusion
• Intelligent Components for Control
• System Modelling
• Modelling, Analysis and Control of Discrete-event Systems
• Modelling, Analysis and Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems

Track III: Robotics and Automation

• Image Processing
• Vision, Recognition and Reconstruction
• Robot Design, Development and Control
• Control and Supervision Systems
• Telerobotics and Teleoperation
• Vehicle Control Applications
• Industrial Networks and Automation
• Human-Robots Interfaces
• Network Robotics
• Autonomous Agents
• Intelligent Transportation
• Technologies and Systems
• Space and Underwater Robots
• Modelling, Simulation and Architecture
• Human-Machine Interfaces
• Collective and Social Robots
• Humanoid Robots
• Cognitive Approach for Robotics
• Mobile Robots and Intelligent Autonomous Systems
• Mechatronics Systems
• Virtual Environment, Virtual and Augmented Reality
• Perception and Awareness
• Surveillance, Fault Detection and Diagnosis
• Engineering Applications

Track IV: Industrial Engineering, Production and Management

• Lean Enterprise
• Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering
• Virtual Enterprises and Interoperability
• Production Planning, Scheduling and Control
• Computer-based Manufacturing Technologies
• Facilities Planning and Management
• Quality Control and Management
• Energy Efficiency and Green Manufacturing
• Precision Engineering
• Industrial Automation and Robotics
• Intelligent Design and Manufacturing
• Resources and Knowledge
• Management in Industry
• Manufacturing Systems Engineering
• Systems Modelling and Simulation
• Performance Evaluation and Optimization
• Human Factors & Human-System Interface
• Cost and Value Engineering
• Mobile Robots and Intelligent Autonomous Systems
• Business Process Modelling


1. Paper Requests

* Requirements Official language is English in paper writing and presenting.
* Manuscripts should be at least 4 full pages and at most 10 pages. Additional page fee will be charged if the paper exceeds 5 pages.
* Prospective authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (which is NOT submitted or published or under consideration anywhere in other conferences/journal).
* Paper submissions are reviewed by experts selected by the conference committees for their demonstrated knowledge of particular topics. Authors will be notified of the review results by email.
* Please prepare your paper according to the template:. Paper Template

2. Submission Methods

Please login in the Electronic Submission System to submit your paper.

You will receive the submission confirmation email from the conference committees within 2 working days. If you haven't received it, please contact us soon. (Email:

Accepted Full Paper will be invited to give the oral or poster presentation at the conference and then it'll be published in the conference proceedings, which will be indexed by Ei Compendex and Scopus, like the previous years.

Accepted Abstract will be invited to give the oral presentation at the conference, but the presentation WILL NOT be published.

Both oral and poster presentation could be accepted, but if you'd like to make the poster presentation, application in advance is requested. And there is limited number of poster presentation. Please note that during your poster session, the author should stay by your poster paper to explain and discuss your paper with visiting delegates.

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Important Date
  • Conference Date

    Sep 25



    Sep 27


  • Jul 20 2021

    Final Paper Deadline

  • Aug 15 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • Sep 27 2021

    Registration deadline

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