Karachi, Pakistan (Hybrid) | October 11-13, 2021

important dates

Full Papers Due:
15 July 2021
Acceptance Notification:
01 Sept 2021
Camera Ready Due:
05 Sept 2021
Registration Deadline:
05 Sept 2021
Program Available:
20 Sept 2021
IEEE HONET 2021 will be run in hybrid mode.


The vision for the last 18 years has been to bring together academics and industry professionals from the developed and the developing countries thereby enabling a platform for collaborative learning and research.

steering committee co-chairs

M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, IEEE and OSA Senior Member, Prof. Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, NC, USA
Muhammad Tufail, Prof. and and Pro-Vice Chancellor, NED-UET, Karachi, Pakistan
Glenn D. Boreman, Prof. and Chair Physics & Optical Science, Dir. Center for Optoelectronics & Optical Communication, UNC Charlotte, USA
Ian T. Ferguson, Fellow of IEEE, IOP and SPIE, Dean SPCEET, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA

general chairs

Saad Ahmed Qazi, Prof. & Dean, ECE, NED UET, Karachi, Pakistan
Jim Conrad, Prof. & Assoc. Chair ECE, UNC Charlotte, USA

conference chairs

M. Ali Ismail, Prof. & Chair CIS, NED UET, Karachi, Pakistan.
Junaid A. Zubairi, Prof. & Chair CIS, SUNY Fredonia, NY, USA.

See all committee members.