The First International Workshop on
Security & Optimization for Wireless Networks
(SOWN 2011)
to be held in conjunction with The 7th International Conference on Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN 2011)
16-18, December, 2011 – Beijing, China


General Co-Chairs
Yuqing Zhang
Graudate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
Li Xu
Fujian Normal University, China

Program Co-Chairs
Dajin Wang
Montclair State University, USA
Ayong Ye
Fujian Normal University, China

Publicity Co-Chairs
Zhide Chen,
Fujian Normal University, China
Changlu Lin
Fujian Normal University, China

Program Committee
Jia Hu, Liverpool Hope University ,UK
Yong Zhang, University of Hong Kong, China
Lein Harn, University of Missouri-Kansas City,USA
Li Lu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Yong Li, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Peng Wang, State Key Laboratory of Information Security, China
Zhiguo Wan, Tsinghua University, China
Jie Zhang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Huaqun Wang, Dalian Ocean University, China
Mingming Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xinhua Li, Xidian University,china
Yulong Shen, Xidian University,China
Chuan Huang, Fujian Normal University, China
Jiwei , Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Wanglei, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Jianliang Gao, Ulster University, UK
Xinyi Huang, Wollongong University, Australian
ZhihongLiu, Xidian University



Subject and Purpose of the Workshop

The First International Workshop on Security & Optimization for Wireless Networks (SOWN 2011) covers comprehensively the common issues about security and optimization in the hot area of wireless networks, which does hinder further development of its applications. In particular, this workshop concentrates on security problems like key management, privacy, cryptographic protocol and optimization problems like energy-efficient protocol, topology control strategy, QoS, etc.

The objective of this workshop is to present state of the art research results in the rapidly growing area of wireless networks, with emphasizes on security and optimization issues. This workshop will provide the participants with opportunities to discuss and explore areas related to the Theory, Development, Applications, Experiences, and Evaluation of wireless networks with fellow students, researchers, and practitioners.

Important Dates

Paper submission:  July 20, 2011                            August 15, 2011
      Acceptance notification: September 9, 2011        September 15, 2011
      Camera ready due:  October 7, 2011
      Conference:  December 16-18, 2011

Topics of interest

We are seeking papers that describe original and unpublished contributions addressing various aspects of wireless networks. Potential topics of interest include, but are not limited to:


Papers must not exceed 8 single-spaced and two-column pages using at least 10 point size type on 8.5 x 11 inches pages. See style files, author guidelines and instructions at the conference website. Accepted papers will be included in the MSN main proceedings (Indexed by EI). At least one author of each accepted paper must be registered for the conference in order for that paper to appear in the proceedings and to be scheduled for presentation. Authors are requested to submit their papers (PDF format) through (EasyChair). For submission-related questions, please contact program co-chairs.

The programme committee and submission Web pages as follow: