26th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2022) | 17-19 July 2022
Theme : Chips to Startup for sustainable development

Student Research Forum

Important Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: 30-May-2022
  • Announcement of Shortlisted entries: 15-June-2022

VDAT 2022 SRF:

To promote and encourage the young researchers in the domain VLSI Design and Embedded Systems, a Student Research Forum (SRF) will be organized during the conference. This forum is a great opportunity for Bachelors, Masters and PhD students who have completed their respective thesis within the last 18 months or who are close to complete their thesis to present their work to a broad audience. This forum will help students to interact with pioneer in their domain of research and getting valuable feedback on their works. The forum may also help students to establish contacts for entering the job market. Entries are invited from the eligible young researchers across India for the Student Research Forum.


A student enrolled in Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral program in any recognized University or Institute and is working in research topics relevant to the conference. The list of relevant areas can be any topic around VLSI Design and Embedded Systems, which enables advancements in Computing, Connectivity, Storage and Sensors and can lead to path breaking developments in the areas such on AI/ML, Beyond 5G, Mobility, Cloud, Edge etc.

Guideline for submission:

  • The extended abstract should be strictly be in the provided template only and in PDF format only. With minimum font size: 10pt, times new roman font. Max three pages including tables, diagram, references (if any).
  • Your submission must not include information that serves to identify the Author/Supervisor/Institute of the manuscript, such as name(s) or affiliation(s) of the author(s), anywhere in the manuscript, abstract, or in the embedded PDF data. References and bibliographic citations to the author(s) own published works or affiliations should be made in the third person.
  • Submissions not adhering to above rules, or determined to be previously published at another conference, or journal, will be summarily rejected.
  • SRF Chairs reserve the right to finally reject any manuscripts not adhering to these rules.
  • All documents should be submitted in pdf format only.

Documents to be submitted:

  • Proof of studentship: A copy of the valid identity cards or a letter from the Head of the Department/Institute for the currently enrolled students. For graduated students, a copy of the degree certificated (or the provisional certificate) is sufficient.
  • Consent letter from your thesis supervisor/Institute.

How to Submit:

Extended Abstract of the Thesis as per the Template provided below should be submitted via given submission link in PDF format only.

Selection Procedure:

There would be a two-tier selection process. The initial shortlisting would be done by the Selection Committee based on the merits of the submission. Incomplete submission will not be considered for the selection process. The shortlisted nominees will be invited to make an online presentation before the Selection Committee during conference. The Selection Committee would then recommend the nominee for conferment of the Award.


Best three thesis will be awarded along with certificate of appreciation. Other selected thesis will receive certificate of participation.

SRF Template

SRF Flyer

Submission Link

For queries contact: vdat2022.srf@gmail.com

26th International Symposium on VLSI Design and Test (VDAT-2022)
17-19 July 2022

Theme : Chips to Startup for sustainable development

Dr. Ambika Prasad Shah

Ms. Mamta Singh