Graduate Forum

COMSNETS 2018 Graduate Forum is a supportive environment for students in graduate programs (Master’s and PhD) to showcase early stage research in the area of computer networking and communications at COMSNETS, the premier venue for meeting of networking researchers in India. COMSNETS 2018 Graduate forum will provide students with useful guidance on their research and the opportunity to interact with established researchers for both academia and industry. . The authors of accepted papers will need to apply for travel grants separately (travel grants will not be considered by default).

The authors of the accepted papers must register under student-rates (for IEEE member or non-member) of the Main Conference fee.

The camera ready paper must be THREE PAGES in length for it to be included on IEEE Xplore. The authors have an option to NOT include their submission in the proceedings, if it is part of a full submission under review or is part of a published work.

Who can Submit:

To be eligible to submit your work to the Graduate Forum, you must be registered as a PhD or Master’s student at the time of submission.

What to submit:

A single PDF file at EDAS containing:

  • Resume, a one page resume informing of your current position, broadarea of research, internship experiences, publications, etc.
  • Abstract, a two page abstract explaining the problem, relevantstateoftheart, proposed approach, preliminary results, and futurework. Submissions must be written in IEEE two column format.
  • Presentation, 8-10 slides for a 12 minutes talk.

Important Dates

Document Submission 2nd December 2017
Notification of Acceptance 15th December 2017
Camera-ready Submission 29th December 2017

Graduate Forum prizes

Based on feedback from a panel of judges during the graduate forum session, there will be a best presenter award (certificate and prize).

Graduate Forum Co-Chairs

SaiDhiraj Amuru

SaiDhiraj Amuru

Samsung R&D, Bangalore

Abhinav Ganesan

Abhinav Ganesan

Qualcomm R&D, Bangalore

Technical Program Committee

  • Saidhiraj Amuru (Samsung R&D, India)

  • Abhinav Ganesan (Qualcomm R&D)

  • Parasara Sridhar Duggirala (University of Connecticut, USA)

  • Prasad Krishnan (IIIT Hyderabad)

  • Vireshwar Kumar (Virginia Tech, USA)

  • Avik Sengupta (Intel Labs)

  • Maitreya Natu (Tata Research Development and Design Center, India)

  • Srinivasan Venkatramanan (Virginia Tech, USA)

  • Christian Vitale (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)

  • Yuanzhang Xiao (North Western University, USA)