SIs and Workshops

Past and present special issues and workshops that are organized by ETI-RIS members are listed below:


Special Issues

“Intelligent Surfaces for 6G Cellular Networks: A Holistic View”, MDPI Applied Sciences, Deadline: 15 June 2021,

“Wireless Communications with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Fundamentals, Experimentation, and Applications”, Frontiers in Communications and Networks, Deadline: 30 June 2021, 

“Backscatter and Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Empowered Wireless Communications in 6G”, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, Deadline: 29 July 2021,–6G-AmBC-RIS.php

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Empowered Wireless Communications in 6G and Beyond”, IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology, Deadline: 15 August 2021,

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Aided Communications for 6G and Beyond”, IEEE Access, Deadline: 31 August 2021,

“Advanced Signal Processing for Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-aided 6G Networks”, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Deadline: 15 November 2021,

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (RIS) for Wireless Communications”, MDPI Electronics, Deadline: 31 March 2022,



“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Future Wireless Communications”, IEEE Global Communications Conference 2021, Deadline: 15 July 2021,

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Next Generation Wireless Communications”, Deadline: 10 June 2021, IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China 2021,

“Beyond Massive MIMO – What is next?”, 2021 IEEE 94th Vehicular Technology Conference, Deadline: 1 July 2021,


Past Special Issues

“Wireless Networks Empowered by Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas Communications, 2020.

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Design and Implementation”, IEEE Communications Magazine, 2021.

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Based Communications for 6G Wireless Networks”, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, 2021.

“Intelligent Surfaces for Smart Wireless Communications”, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, 2021.

“Wireless Communications with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces”, China Communications, 2021.

“Intelligent Surfaces for 5G and Beyond”, IEEE Wireless Communications, 2021.


Past Workshops

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Future Wireless Communications”, IEEE International Conference on Communications 2021, 2021.

“Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for Future Wireless Communication for Beyond 5G”, IEEE Global Communications Conference 2020, 2020.