We are pleased to inform you that Security and Safety is accepting submissions for its Special Issue on “Security and Safety in Unmanned Systems”. Unmanned systems are machines or devices that are equipped with necessary data processing units, sensors, control, communication and computation systems, including unmanned aircraft, ground mobile robots/vehicles, surface/underwater vehicles, satellites, and other unconventional structures.

The purpose of this Special Issue is to provide a venue for new contributions on security and safety in unmanned systems, including theoretical studies, practical applications and related new techniques. Submitted articles can have a wide range of topics including data security and privacy for unmanned systems, AI-based security algorithms and mechanisms for unmanned systems, Robust control of unmanned systems accounting for inherent uncertainties etc.

Jian SUN - Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Youmin ZHANG - Concordia University, Canada

Hong CHEN - Tongji University, China

Mou CHEN - Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Qinglei HU - Beihang University, China

Youmin Zhang and Hong Chen have recently been selected as IEEE Fellows for 2023, the highest ranking member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the international society for engineers in electronics and information science. Youmin Zhang has earned this honor for contributions to fault diagnosis and fault-tolerant control systems, Hong Chen - for contributions to predictive control and applications in automotive systems.

Submission deadline – 31 January 2023

Article Processing Charges - S&S is an Open Access journal and no APCs in 2022 and 2023.

For more information and to submit your article browse the call for papers.