IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Malaysia


IEEE Workshop on Geoscience and Remote Sensing 2021 (IWGRS2021)

IWGRS2021 is the 8th series of our annual workshop aimed at providing a forum for the IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing (GRSS) members to share knowledge and experience on recent developments and advancement in geosciences and remote sensing technologies. This year, the theme of IWGRS2021 is “Remote Sensing for the recovering world”. We would like to cordially invite you to participate in this special workshop and collaborate for the betterment of humankind.

Co-organizers: Malaysian Space Agency (MYSA), Institute of Geospatial and Remote Sensing Malaysia (IGRSM), Curtin Malaysia, Multimedia University (MMU), Science & Technology Research Institute for Defence (STRIDE), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), University of Technology Malaysia (UTM) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Date: 16 November 2021 (tentatively)

Venue: Virtual Conference (Zoom platform)



Remote Sensing for the recovering world



  • Geoscience and remote sensing technologies
  • Radar systems and applications
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems
  • Microwave Components and Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Surveillance technologies
  • Data Analysis Methods
  • Environmental and disaster monitoring
  • Land cover classification and mapping
  • Smart and Green Cities
  • Geospatial technologies for monitoring the impact of COVID-19

Click HERE to download the PDF version of Call-for-Paper.



Keynote Address by Dr. Garik Gutman (Program Manager for the NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change LCLUC Program)

Topic: NASA Remote Sensing Studies of Land-Cover/Land-Use Change in Southeast Asia

Keynote Address by Dr. Prakash Chauhan (Director Indian Institute of Remote Sensing IIRS)

Topic: Space Observation on reduction in Air Pollution during COVID pandemic induced lockdown over India 

Dr. Prakash Chauhan (Director IIRS)


Submit your abstract electronically via this LINK.

Full manuscripts should be prepared according to the format of the IEEE conference proceedings. Download Template for full paper. The page limit for full paper is six (6) pages. All full papers should be submitted electronically to the IWGRS Technical Program Committee via  the same LINK.



Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 September 2021
Notification of Acceptance: 16 September 2021
Full Paper Submission Deadline: 16 October 2021
Early Bird Registration Deadline: 31 October 2021



Participant Early Bird Fees Normal Non-presenter
Regular RM 150 RM 200 RM 50
Student RM 50 RM 100 RM 25



TPC Chair

Chan Yee Kit (Multimedia University, Malaysia)

TPC Members

B. S. Daya Sagar (ISIBC, India)
Biswajeet Pradhan (UTS, Australia)
Dinesh Sathyamoorthy (STRIDE, Malaysia)
Kasturi Devi Kanniah (UTM, Malaysia)
Lim Tien Sze (Multimedia University, Malaysia)
Mohd Fazuwan Ahmad Fauzi (MYSA, Malaysia)
Nurul Hazrina Idris (UTM)
Mohd Nadzri Md Reba (UTM)
Scott Yang-Lang Chang (NTUT, Taiwan)
Sun Hung Bo (NTU, Singapore)
Zafri Baharuddin (UNITEN, Malaysia)
Zulkiflee Abd Latif (UiTM, Malaysia




Chair: Ewe Hong Tat (UTAR, Malaysia)
Co-Chair: Tuan Haji Azlikamil Napiah (MYSA, Malaysia)
Members: Koo Voon Chet, Dinesh Sathyamoorthy, Zulkiflee Abd Latif, Chan Yee Kit, Lim Tien Sze, Kasturi Devi Kanniah, Gobi Vetharatnam, Zafri Baharuddin, Biswajeet Pradhan, Tuong-Thuy Vu



Tuong-Thuy Vu (Curtin University, Malaysia)
Co-Chair: Prasanna Mohan Viswanathan
Members: Garenth Lim, Agus Saptoro, Perumal Kumar, Filbert Hilman Juwono, Vera Loo Hui, Nong Nurnie Binti Mohd Nistah, Erik Ngoi

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