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

important dates

Full Length Papers/
Short Papers Due:
31 August 2021 (firm)
Student Posters Due:
23 Sept 2021
Acceptance Notification:
10 Sept 2021
Camera Ready Due:
15 Sept 2021 (new)
Registration Deadline:
15 Sept 2021 (new)
Program Available:
20 Sept 2021
We have started sending out the decisions. Due to deadline extension, some decisions may be delayed. Extension in registration and paper uploading will be provided for such papers.
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, Senior Member IEEE/OSA/SPIE, 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
Syed M. H. Zaidi, Prof., Former Principal and Dean, NUST-SEECS, Islamabad, Pakistan

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.

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