Symposium Objectives

The defense industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, with significant contributions to the advancement of a number of science and technology fields. The ISUDEF, international, multi-disciplinary symposium, aims to address current issues in the fields of aerospace and defense including such topics as Autonomous Vehicles, Unmanned Aircraft Technologies, MRO, Avionics, and Radar Systems & Air Defense.

Symposium Format

The ISUDEF will consist of the following components: general papers presented in oral or poster sessions, keynote papers by invited speakers, and workshops on special topics, as well as, opportunities for virtual social events. High quality papers of archival value will be considered in extended form for publication in various reputable international journals.

Symposium Topics

The Symposium welcomes a large number of topics, including (but not limited to): 

  • Autonomous Technology
  • Biologically inspired UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems)
  • Smart Multi-Function Materials and Intelligent Structures
  • Unmanned Aircraft Technologies
  • Unmanned Traffic Management Systems
  • Energy Efficient UAS
  • Micro and Mini UAS
  • Networked UAS
  • Reliability of UAS
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (UAV)
  • Aerospace Robotics and Mechatronics
  • Military Cybernetics and Robotic Systems
  • Avionics, Radar Systems and Air Defense
  • Military Engineering
  • Air Force and Aircraft Technology
  • Geospatial and Meteorological Support
  • Modelling & Simulation in Defense Science & Technology
  • Special and Combat Vehicles
  • Application of Composite Materials
  • Smart Sensors
  • AI Sensor Fusion
  • Cybersecurity
  • Hypersonics
  • Rocket Theory and Design
  • Swarm Technology 
  • UAS Applications
  • UAS Communication and Information Technology
  • UAS Testbeds
  • UAS Transportation and Management (UTM)