Paper Submittal Instructions

Authors addressing advancement and innovations in these or other topics of interest to AMTA are invited to submit a 250–350 word abstract for review and possible presentation at the Symposium.

Deadlines


250–350 word abstract: May 5, 2017
E-mail notification of acceptance: June 7, 2017
Searchable PDF manuscripts: July 21, 2017
Student papers submittal deadline: July 28, 2017
Student Travel Scholarship Submittal deadline: May 5, 2017

We understand that some authors may be required to submit their abstracts, papers and presentations for public release approval. Please start this process early so that you can meet the above deadlines.

Example Topics


  • Theory and applications of the measurement of antennas and radar scattering
  • Advances in indoor and outdoor test ranges
  • Measurement standards and laboratory comparisons
  • Advances in near-field, far-field, compact and RCS range measurement techniques
  • New instrumentation for testing
  • Data acquisition and processing methods
  • Measurement imaging, algorithms and processing techniques
  • Diagnostic methods for antenna acceptance testing
  • Phased array, adaptive/smart antenna application and measurement
  • EMI/EMC/PIM chamber design, measurement and instrumentation
  • GNSS, PCS, cellular, satellite, and automotive antennas and measurement
  • RF material design, measurement and instrumentation
  • Ultra-wideband or frequency independent antenna measurement
  • Mm-Wave, terahertz, and quasi-optical antenna measurement
  • Applied computational electromagnetics
  • Numerical methods related to EM measurements
  • NEW Multi-link MIMO and cooperative channels
  • NEW In-situ testing and channel sounding
  • Other antenna measurement topics

Submit an Abstract


Electronic submission of abstracts is required. Click here to submit your abstract. Submission requires an account and password; account registration is free. Questions may be referred to: technical-coordinator@amta.org

Creating a submission

  1. Click on the link below to create a submission.
    1. https://catalyst.omnipress.com/#collection/72/submission
  2. If you already have an account in CATALYST, Login.
    1. You will see your submission in the middle of the page and can click on it.
    2. You can also create a new submission by clicking on SUBMISSIONS on the left side
    3. Then click on “Create Submission,” turquoise button on the right.
  3. If you do not have an account in CATALYST, click on the Register tab.
  4. Enter your email address, password and confirm password. Click the Sign up button.
    1. An email will be sent to you.
  5. Click on the turquoise button in your email labeled, “Confirm Account.
  6. You will receive an email to now log in.
  7. Once logged in, a turquoise box will pop up at the top of your screen indicating you have created a submission.
  8. Read the Overview tab.
  9. Click “Save,” on the bottom right of your screen after you complete each tab.
  10. Click on the “Publish” button on the bottom right of your screen when you are ready to submit your abstract.

Student Papers


AMTA 2017 will award at least three (3) Best Student Paper Awards. Each student award recipient will receive a $500 (USD) cash award, a complimentary registration at AMTA 2018, and a one (1) year AMTA membership, active through December 31, 2018.

Award recipients are required to present their papers at the AMTA 2017 Symposium. Student paper guidelines will be sent upon acceptance of the abstract. Authors are asked to mark their abstract as “Student Paper” when submitting.

Student Travel Scholarship


The scholarship is designed to encourage students interested in electromagnetics with an emphasis on antennas. It is open world-wide to undergraduate juniors and seniors.

Students must show a demonstrated interest in electromagnetics and/or in antennas as well as be able to attend the AMTA 2017 symposium. Awardee receives a complimentary registration and reimbursement of travel expenses (round trip airfare, local transportation and accommodations) of up to $2,000 USD, for The 2017 AMTA Symposium October 15–20 in Atlanta, Georgia. In order to apply, students must submit:

  • An essay about his/her interest in AMTA, antennas, radar, or/and electromagnetic related field, giving background and plans for the future
  • A resume with course/grade listings
  • A letter of recommendation from the student’s advisor or faculty member, or an AMTA Senior Member or Fellow who is not a sitting Board Member or a member of the scholarship selection committee. AMTA Senior Member or a member of the scholarship selection committee

Submittal deadline: May 5, 2017
Award announcement: June 7, 2017

See www.amta.org for complete details or contact the Scholarship Chairman at scholarship@amta.org


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