Exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, management, policy, applications, and security in Pomona, California, USA (30 minutes from downtown Los Angeles) with leaders and experts from industry, governmental agencies, and universities around the world at the 21st annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium.

WTS 2022 will focus on Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice. Planned highlights of WTS 2022 include:

  • Addresses and presentations by some of the most respected executives and researchers in the wireless communications industry
  • Panel discussions
  • Tutorials and workshops
  • Presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; a poster paper session; a doctoral students’ session

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WTS Committee Chairs

  • Steven Powell, General Chair, Cal Poly Pomona, USA
  • Thomas Ketseoglou, Assistant Chair, Cal Poly Pomona, USA
  • J.P. Shim, Program Chair, Georgia State University, USA
  • Qing-An Zeng, Publications Chair, North Carolina A&T State University, USA
  • Ehsan Sheybani, Tutorial & Workshops Chair, University of South Florida, USA
  • Zory Marantz, TPC Administration Chair, New York City College of Technology, USA

WTS Committee Members

  • Roger Achkar, American University of Science & Technology, Beirut
  • Ender Ayanoglu, UC Irvine
  • Michael Bartolacci, Penn State
  • Balazs Benyo, Budapest Univ. of Tech. & Econ. Gregory Carlton, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Francois Cosquer, Nokia
  • Vassiliki Cossiavelou, Aegean University
  • Homero Toral Cruz, University of Quintana Roo
  • Vivek Deshpande, MIT, India
  • Peter Farkas, Slovak University of Technology
  • Ivan Guardiola, Missouri Univ. of Science & Tech.
  • Ruth Guthrie, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Roger Pierre Fabris Hoefel, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
  • Jan Holub, Czech Technical University
  • Giti Javidi, University of South Florida
  • Drew Hwang, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Benjamin Kok Khoo, NYIT
  • Abdullah Konak, Penn State University
  • Cees Lanting, Centre Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
  • Kin Leung, Imperial College of London
  • Izabella Lokshina, SUNY Oneonta
  • Carlos Navarrete, Cal Poly Pomona
  • James McGee, NUWC
  • Albena Mihovska, Aarhus University
  • Seshadri Mohan, UALR
  • Mohamed Moustafa, Arab Information Union
  • Peter Mueller, IBM Research
  • Carlos Navarrete, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Willie Ofosu, Penn State
  • Eli Olinick, SMU
  • Ye Ouyang, Verizon Wireless
  • Katia Passerini, Seton Hall University
  • Milica Pejanovic-Djurisic, University of Montenegro
  • Muttukrishnan Rajarajan, City University London
  • Gee Rittenhouse, Cisco
  • Salam Salloum, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Ravi Sankar, University of South Florida
  • Ehsan Sheybani, University of South Florida Jacqueline Stewart, Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Robert Stewart, Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Yan Sun, Queen Mary University of London
  • Rob van den Dam, IBM
  • Upkar Varshney, Georgia State University
  • William Webb, Weightless SIG
  • Stephen Weinstein, Columbia University
  • Qing-An Zeng, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Hong Zhao, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Administration and Operations

  • Kathleen Pettengill, Administrative Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona
  • Drew Hwang, Web Programming, Cal Poly Pomona
Call for paper

Important date

Abstract submission deadline
Abstract notification of acceptance

We invite the submission of applied research papers to the 21st Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, WTS 2022, which will be held in Pomona, California, USA on April 6-8, 2022. 

The Wireless Telecommunications Symposium brings together industry professionals and academics from companies, governmental agencies, and universities around the world to exchange information on advances in mobile communications and wireless networking technology, business, policy, applications and security. Past WTS participants have included Dr. Vinton Cerf, Dr. Robert Kahn, and Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, Internet pioneers; Martin Cooper, “Father of the Cell Phone”; Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Co-Founder and Former CEO of QUALCOMM; and Mike Lazaridis, Founder and former Vice-Chairman, Blackberry.

The theme for WTS 2022 will be "Global Wireless Communications: Theory and Practice”. Planned highlights of WTS 2022 include executive presentations and keynote addresses; presentations of accepted academic and practitioner research papers; panel discussions; tutorials and workshops; a poster paper session; and a doctoral students’ session. Awards will be given for the most outstanding paper presented and best graduate and undergraduate student papers presented. 

Submission Topics

Topic areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Wireless Internet and Multimedia
  • Satellite Based Systems
  • Global Wireless Services, Business & Applications
  • Mobile Operating Systems & Architectures
  • Mobile and Wireless Network Security and Privacy
  • Wireless Modeling, Algorithms & Simulation
  • QoS, QoE, and Wireless Network Reliability
  • Mobile & Cloud Computing
  • Wireless and Healthcare
  • Spread-Spectrum/CDMA/OFDM Technologies
  • RFID Systems & Applications
  • IoT Device Connection Efficiency
  • IoT Security
  • Mobile IP and Cloud Security
  • Wireless Communications Investments & Ventures
  • WLANs, WPANs, and Femtocells
  • 4G, 5G and Beyond Wireless Networks & Systems
  • Wireless and New Media
  • Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks
  • Spectrum Management and Policy
  • Wireless M2M and Home Networks
  • Wireless Telecommunications Management
  • GPS and Indoor Geolocation Systems
  • Autonomous Transportation
  • Big Data Analytics in Telecommunications
  • Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) Network
  • Mobile and Cloud Digital Forensics
  • Mobile Cybersecurity and Phishing


To submit papers, visit and submit a paper for the conference labeled WTS 2022 (you will need to create a new account, if you do not have one already). Submitted papers should not exceed 5000 words, including an abstract (less than 200 words) and must be at least 3 pages in length. In order to ensure the integrity of the double blind review process, authors' names and affiliations must not be listed on papers submitted for initial review.

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  • Conference Date

    Apr 06



    Apr 08


  • Jan 10 2022

    Abstract Submission Deadline

  • Feb 21 2022

    Abstract Notification of Acceptance

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