AWPT 2019 Asian Wireless Power Transfer Workshop October 31–November 2, 2019 | Xi’an, China

About AWPT 2019

The Asian International Workshop on Wireless Power Transfer (AWPT) is a forum for researchers to share the latest research and development results on wireless power transfer technology and applications. AWPT 2019 will be held at Xidian University, Xi’an, P. R. China, from Oct. 31th to Nov. 2nd, 2019. AWPT 2019 is co-organized by Xidian University, the Technical Committee on Wireless Power Transfer of IEICE Communication Society, and the MTT and AP chapters of IEEE Xi’an Section. AWPT Best Student Award will be delivered to the 3 excellent students presenting at the workshop. Also, AWPT Student Award will be delivered to several student presentations recognized by the Award Committee.

Xi’an is one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China for it has been the capital of 13 dynasties, including the Zhou, Qin, Han, and the Tang. Xi’an is also renowned for being the eastern terminus of the Silk Road and for the location of the Terracotta Army from Qin Dynasty. AWPT 2019 will not only provides excellent opportunity for academic exchanges but also allows attendees to enjoy the culture and natural beauty of China.

Special Issue in IEEE J-ERM

The IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (J-ERM), sponsored by IEEE MTT-S, APS, and EMBS societies, will publish a special Issue devoted to the 2019 Asian Wireless Power Transfer Workshop (AWPT2019). Authors of all papers presented at the conference are invited to submit an expanded version of their papers to the special Issue. The expanded version requires that the new technical content reports results beyond the conference paper. Every paper will be reviewed in the same manner as all other regular submissions to this journal. Information of the journal can be found at

Important Dates

Aug. 10, 2019
Aug. 23, 2019 (extended)
Deadline for abstract submission
(Paper title, author’s names, and 100-word abstract)
Aug. 26, 2019
Aug. 30, 2019 (extended)
Acceptance notice
Sep. 26, 2019 Deadline for final paper submission
(2–4 pages. The copyright of papers is kept by authors themselves.) The URL of the web page for the final paper submission is written in the e-mail with the title “[IEICE] URL for submission - WPT - 2019-10-WPT - (Author Name) …”.
Please kindly note that a unique URL is associated with each author.
Oct. 10, 2019 Deadline for early-bird registration

Registration Information

For an instant release of the conference program, the presenting authors of the accepted papers must complete their Early Bird Registration for the conference with all the steps completed.

Explanation on the registration fee:

  1. The registration fee includes:
    • 3 lunches (Oct.31–Nov.2); 1 dinner (Oct. 31); 1 banquet ticket (Nov. 1); coffee breaks (Oct. 31–Nov. 2).
    • 1 conference program booklet and 1 proceeding (U-disk).
  2. The fee does NOT include printed proceeding and this conference does NOT provide printed proceeding.
  3. The fee does NOT include other cost such as accommodation, travel and transportation.
  4. There is NO refund on registration fees.
  5. Each student participant can register up to ONE paper. Each non-student participant can register up to TWO papers in the conference.
  6. Student participant should present his/her student ID at the conference reception desk.

For Attendees from P. R. China

The registration fee for attendees from P. R. China is as follows:

Early Bird
(by Oct. 10)
(after Oct. 10)
Regular1,500 CNY2,000 CNY
Student750 CNY1,000 CNY

Please pay the registration fee in accordance with the instruction that can be downloaded from HERE.

For Other Attendees

The registration fee for other attendees is as follows:

Early Bird
(by Oct. 10)
(after Oct. 10)
Regular25,000 JPY30,000 JPY
Student12,000 JPY15,000 JPY

The registration and hotel reservation system is HERE (Google Form). Please pay the regstration fee in accordance with the information in the system.

Hotel Information

Long March International Hotel
No.1 Western Avenue, High-Tech Industrial Development Zone, Xi’an
Tel: +86-29-89188918

The shuttle bus service between the hotel (Long March International Hotel) to the Venue (Library of Xidian University) is provided.

AWPT 2019 has negotiated a special group rate of 380.00 CNY per day for their attendees. This group rate is inclusive of breakfast. Ones who requested the block reservation in the registration process are asked to indicate that they are the attendees of the AWPT 2019 and to show their passports at the front desk.

Conference Venue

Library of Xidian University
266 Xinglong Section of Xifeng Road, Xi’an

Technical Program

Final Program: click here

Poster size

One poster board is provided for each presentation, which is 1.2 m in hight and 0.8 m in width.

Technical Areas

Wireless power transfer and energy harvesting
Near-field (inductive, resonant) power transfer
Microwave transmission and beaming
Wireless power transmitters and receivers
High-frequency rectifying circuits and devices
Rectennas and rectenna arrays
Integrated circuits and systems
Integrated AC-DC rectifiers and DC-DC converters
RF energy harvesting, self-powered sensors
RFID and electronic tags
Integrated circuits for biomedical devices
Applications of wireless power transfer
Mobile and personal devices
Standardization, regulations and biological effects
Space Solar Power Station (SSPS)
WPT key technologies for SSPS
Space energy collection and conversion
Other device, system or application topics
Power conditioning
Power control methods
Efficiency improvement techniques
5G mobile network
Internet of things (IoT)

Organizing Committee

General Co-Chairs
Long Li, Xidian Univ., China
Masaharu Takahashi, Chiba Univ., Japan
Technical Program Committee Chairs
Yan Shi, Xidian Univ., China
Guoqiang Li, SCUT, China
Takafumi Fujimoto, Nagasaki Univ., Japan
Kenjiro Nishikawa, Kagoshima Univ., Japan
Xinbin Hou, Qian Xuesen Lab., CAST, China
International Advisory Committee Chairs
Raj Mittra, Univ. of Central Florida, USA
Qiang Chen, Tohoku Univ., Japan
Naoki Shinohara, Kyoto Univ., Japan
Ke Wu, Univ. of Montreal, Canada
Yongxin Guo, NUS, Singapore
Yi Huang, Univ. of Liverpool, UK
Zhizhang Chen, Dalhousie Univ., Canada
Shuxi Gong, Xidian Univ., China
Publication Committee Chairs
Ying Liu, Xidian Univ., China
Kohji Tanaka, JAXA, Japan
Local Arrangement Chairs
Jin Huang, Xidian Univ., China
Xiaowei Shi, Xidian Univ., China
Qiaowei Yuan, NIT, Sendai College, Japan
Lixin Guo, Xidian Univ., China
Zhangming Zhu, Xidian Univ., China
Shi-Wei Dong, CAST, China
Finance Committee Chairs
Jingcheng Zhang, Xidian Univ., China
Wen Jiang, Xidian Univ., China
Binpeng Li, Xidian Univ., China
Tsunayuki Yamamoto, Yamaguchi Univ., Japan
Student Paper Contest Chairs
Huiqing Zhai, Xidian Univ., China
Akio Wakejima, Nagoya Inst. Tech., Japan
Website and Publicity Chairs
Haixia Liu, Xidian Univ., China
Nozomi Haga, Gunma Univ., Japan
Osamu Kagaya, AGC Inc., Japan
Yiqun Zhang, Xidian Univ., China
Meng Li, Qian Xuesen Lab., CAST, China
Jianming Lu, Xidian Univ., China