Military College of Signals (MCS), a Campus of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), is dedicated to advancing knowledge and educating students in science and technology. As part of its continuing pursuit for excellence in research, MCS is organizing 3rd IEEE International Conference on Communication Technologies (ComTech-2021) in collaboration with National Cyber Security Auditing and Evaluation Lab (NCSAEL), MCS, NUST, IEEE and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The conference will be focusing on the future roadmap of Telecommunication, Software Engineering & Information/Cyber Security to meet the real world challenges in these fields of technology.

The aim of the conference is:

  • To provide a forum for researchers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry to meet and share cutting-edge technologies in the field of Telecommunication Engineering, Software Engineering & Information/Cyber Security
  • To establish a consortium of R&D between Pakistani universities offering similar Engineering Programs and Industry
  • To enhance the image of MCS at national and international forums as a Centre of Excellence in Telecommunication Engineering

Conference Joining Links:

The participants can join the conference online as well as physically. Following are the links for joining parallel sessions.

Conference Workshop : Last date of Registration is September 20, 2021

National Cyber Security Auditing and Evaluation Lab (NCSAEL) at Military College of Signals, NUST is a technical co-sponsor of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Communication Technologies (ComTech-2021)

Extended papers will be recommended for publication in the following journals.

Journals Impact Factors
Neural Computing and Applications 4.774
Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics 5.223
Cluster Computing 3.458
Invited Talks
Prof. Omer Rana
School of Computer Science and Informatics
Cardiff University, UK

Topic : Data Privacy Re-visited During Covid19
Prof. Siraj Ahmed Shaikh
Institute for Future transport and Cities
Coventry University, UK.

Topic : Assuring systems security: Tackling engineering, monitoring, and perception
Prof. Muhammad Ali Imran
Professor of Communication Systems / Dean
University of Glasgow, Scotland

Topic : Energy and cost efficient 5G - An opportunity to bridge the digital divide
Prof Dr. Kashif Prof. Dr. Kashif Kifayat
Director National Centre for Cyber Security
Air University Islamabad, Pakistan

Topic : Pakistan the Next Frontier in Cyber Security
Prof. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti
Professor/Dean ORIC
Capital University of Science and Technology, Pakistan

Topic : Indigenous development of radars in Pakistan
Prof. Saad Naeem Zafar
Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor of Computing
Riphah International University, Pakistan

Topic : From Cybersecurity to Cyber Power - Understanding the Paradigm Shift in the Age of Industrial Revolution 4.0
Dr. Basit Shafiq
Chair and Associate Professor
Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Topic : Blockchain based auditable access control for distributed business processes
Dr. Najam Abbas Naqvi
Head of Department
Institute of Space Technology, Pakistan

Topic : Space Technology for achieving UN SDGs
Dr. Hammad Afzal
Associate Professor
National University of Sciences & Technology, Pakistan

Topic : Machine Learning and its applications


Major areas of the conference will be as following:
Telecommunication Track
  • Antennas, Propagation and RF Design
  • Transmission Technologies and Communication Theory
  • Spectrum Efficient Management, Sensing and Cognitive Radio
  • Multiple Antenna Systems and Services
  • Cooperative Communications, Distributed MIMO and Relaying
  • Wireless / Radio Access Technologies
  • Mobile Network Applications and Services
  • Ad-hoc, Mesh, Machine-to-Machine and Sensor Networks
  • Wireless Networks and Security
  • Green Communications and Networks
  • Satellite Networks, Positioning Technologies, Localization and Navigation
  • Vehicular Communications, Networks and Transportation Systems,
  • Smart Grid, Electric Vehicles, and Vehicular Electronics
  • Optical Networks and NGN
  • 5G Cellular systems and SON
  • Network Security
  • Telecommunication Policy & Regulations
  • Future Trends and Emerging Technologies

Software Track

  • Distributed Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Requirements Engineering
  • User Centric Design
  • Modeling Techniques & Methods in Software Engineering
  • Software Quality
  • Formal Methods
  • Security Aspects in Software Engineering
  • Agile Software Engineering
  • Software Evolution & Reuse
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Software dependability
  • Service-centric software engineering
  • Engineering Web Applications
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Image Processing
  • Software Engineering Case Studies and Industrial experiences

Information Security Track

  • Authentication and Access Control
  • Botnets
  • Cryptography and Cryptanalysis
  • Cyber Laws in Pakistan
  • Data and Applications Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Distributed Systems Security
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Human Aspects of Information Security and Assurance
  • Information Hiding
  • Information Security Auditing and Management
  • Malware Detection, Analysis and Prevention
  • Network Security
  • Operating Systems Security
  • Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment and Defense
  • Physical Security
  • Social Networks and Web Security

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