IEEE India Council has been holding an Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE) at different locations in India. From 2004, ACE is rechristened as IEEE INDICON. The IEEE Kharagpur Section organized IEEE INDICON 2004. This year, IEEE Madras Section is organizing the IEEE INDICON 2005, an International Conference and Exposition under the aegis of IEEE India Council. The venue of the conference is IIT Madras, Chennai. As in the past, the Conference will provide a forum for scientists, educators and practicing engineers to meet and exchange ideas and explore new avenues of research and cooperation. Apart from the presentation of contributed papers peer reviewed by an international panel of reviewers, INDICON 2005 will also feature tutorials, exhibitions and invited talks by pioneers in the field.