Deadline for submission: 31st May 2023

Important Note:

  • All papers will be peer-reviewed.
  • Accepted short papers (4-5 pages) will appear in ISUDEF’23 Symposium Proceedings and the registered and presented papers will be published by and will be submitted to Web of Science and/or Scopus for indexing
  • In addition, high quality full papers (12 – 20 pages) of archival value will be considered for publication in reputable international journals such as IJSA (International Journal of Sustainable Aviation), IJAST (International Journal of Aviation Science and Technology), Transactions on Aerospace Research and edited books of .


T. Hikmet Karakoç,
Director of Research and Application Center of Civil Aviation, Eskişehir Technical University, Türkiye

Ricardo Vinuesa

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Raffaello Mariani

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Gerardo Zampino

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

It is a great pleasure to invite you to the International Symposium on Unmanned Systems: AI, Design and Efficiency (ISUDEF’23), which will be held in a Online Mode on June 7th – 9th 2023

Unmanned systems are one of the fastest growing and widely developing technologies in the world, offering a number of possibilities for a variety of research fields, including the defense industry. As we are in an era in which there is continuous progress in unmanned systems, we would like to invite researchers, scientists, engineers, practitioners, policymakers, and students to the International Symposium on Unmanned Systems: AI Design and Efficiency to exchange information, present new technologies and developments, and discuss the future direction, strategies, and key priorities moving forward.

ISUDEF’23, an international, multi-disciplinary symposium, aims to address current topics on unmanned systems industry in such broad areas as aerial, naval and land applications; avionics; radar systems AI Design and Efficiency. Specifically, researchers may wish to present their solutions and insights on such topics as platform designs, AI integration, robotics, and autonomous systems to provide innovative solutions to the challenges facing the homeland UAV industry, along with civilian applications.

ISUDEF’23 will include several keynote presentations, specialized sessions, workshops, and oral & poster presentation sessions from participants on different subjects submitted. We look forward to welcoming you to this remarkable event in June 2023.


Hikmet Karakoç (Symposium Founding Chair),  Ricardo Vinuesa, Gerardo Zampino & Raffaello Mariani (Symposium Chairs)