2017 Asian Workshop on Antennas and Propagation

Jun. 28-30 2017, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Memories of AWAP2017


Photos of AWAP2017 are available from the following links (jump to Google site).

<AWAP 2017 Electromagnetic Award>

  • Prof. Monai Krairiksh (King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand)

<AWAP 2017 Young Scientist Award>

  • Tomohiro Komatsu (Iwate University)
    “Performance of propagation-path identification using FDTD method and compressive sensing”
  • Naoki Akiyama (National Defense Academy)
    “Fundamental Study on Small Handset Antenna Using Characteristic Mode Analysis”
  • Tatsuya Nagayama (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    “60 GHz-Band Antenna Beam Forming by Radio-over-Fiber with Variable Delay Line”
  • Toshinori Kudo (Tohoku University)
    “Development of Multi-Band Compact Antipodal Tapered Slot Antenna for Cellular Base Stations”
  • Tae Heung Lim (Hongik University)
    “Design of a small dual-band array antenna with superstrate loading for tuning the dual-frequency-band ratio”
  • Woo Cheol Choi (Yonsei University)
    “Design of Transmitarray Lens Antenna for Improving Treatment Effects in Superficial Hyperthermia”


The AWAP2017 will be held at Hokkaido University in Sapparo, Hokkaido, Japan, during June 28-30, 2017. This workshop is organized by the Technical Committee on Antennas and Propagation of IEICE, Japan, and will comprise several technical sessions including oral sessions by invited speakers and poster sessions for the exchange of information on the progress of research and development in antennas, propagation, and related fields, and some social events to promote friendship among the participants.

Call for paper is here.


Frontier Research in Applied Sciences Building, Sapporo Campus, Hokkaido University.



Tentative Schedule

Prospective authors are invited to submit extended abstracts of up to 2 pages. Accepted papers can be downloaded at the conference website.

April 1~30, 2017   :Paper registration
May 31, 2017     :Paper submission Deadline
June 10, 2017    :PDF Booklet Finalized
June 28~30, 2017  :Conference
(June 28: Poster Session & Reception, June 29: Invited Session & Banquet, June 30: Reserved)

Conference program

Social event

Instructions for presenters

  • Poster presentation (poster session)
    The presenters should prepare the printed version of your own poster. Each poster should be vertical, of size up to A0 (the board size is W86cm * H176cm).
    The poster session area will be set up in the foyer of the conference venue. You are required to stay close to your poster to explain it to people who may come and ask questions.
    The presenters in the first or second sessions can attach your poster before the session starts (- 14:00) or during the coffee break ((15:15 – 15:30), respectively.
    Among all presenters, a few AWAP2017 Young Scientist Award winners will be selected and announced in the award ceremony on June 29th.
  • Oral presentation (invited paper session)
    20-minute time slot is assigned to each talk (17 minutes for talk + 3 minutes for Q&A)

Information of Paper Submission

(1) Submit your paper title, authors’ names, and a 100-word abstract by April 30, 2017 May 8, 2017 via the following IEICE technical committee submission system.

  Paper registration  

  • For Japanese申込数が定員数に達しましたので申し込みを締め切ります.どうぞご理解ください.
    Paper registration was closed because the number of applications have already reached the quota.
  • For others

Copyright of the submitted paper remains in the authors.
Please ignore the copyright check in the paper registration system.

For Japanese:

(2) The corresponding author will receive an E-mail to announce an URL for submission of your paper. Following the instruction in the E-mail, please submit the final paper by May 31, 2017.
Note: Reprint Order Sheet and Speaker’s Introduction Sheet are not necessary.

Paper Format, Language, and Template

  • The manuscript for the technical session should be printed on IEICE technical report format (A4, 2 columns, max. 2 pages) including figures and tables. All papers must be written in English.


Regular: 30,000 JPY
Student: 10,000 JPY

  • On-site registration (cash only)

For Japanese participants, please register at the following form by June 9 (FRI).

Payment is only acceptable by cash on site.
Note: If you cannot register by the above form, please contact the secretary.

国内参加者は,上記の Registration Form にて必ず登録を済ませてください.



Local information and Accommodation


  • General Co-Chairs
    Prof. Qiang Chen, Tohoku University, Japan
    Prof. Ikmo Park, Ajou University, Korea
    Prof. Prayoot Akkaraekthalin, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
  • Vice-Chair
    Prof. Hisato Iwai, Doshisha University, Japan
  • Technical Program Co-Chairs
    Prof, Eisuke Nishiyama, Saga University, Japan
    Prof. Kangwook Kim, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
    Prof. Sarawuth Chaimool, Innovative Electromagnetics Academy of Thailand (iEMAT)
  • Award Chair
    Prof, Kunio Sakakibara, Nagoya Inst. Tech., Japan
  • Secretaries
    Prof. Minseok Kim, Niigata University, Japan
    Prof. Jae-Young Chung, Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea
    Prof. Akkarat Boonpoonga, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
  • Local Arrangement
    Prof. Takashi Hikage, Hokkaido University, Japan

For more information

Please contact Prof. Minseok Kim, AWAP 2017 Secretary, for any questions.

E-mail: mskim(a)eng.niigata-u.ac.jp (Please replace (a) to @.)