Following a series of successful PHM meetings in previous years, 2016 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference-Chengdu (PHM-2016 Chengdu) will be held in Chengdu, China, from October 19-21, 2016. It will, as always, bring together the global community of PHM experts from industry, academia, and government in a wide variety of applications including aerospace, electronics, energy, transportation, communication, construction, and others.


Topics of Interest

PHM-2016 Chengdu is seeking original papers for presentation at 2016 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference-Chengdu. Researchers and participants from academia, industry, and government organizations are invited to submit papers on the following topics:


Systems Design & Implementation


  • Ø  Physics of failure
  • Ø  Sensors and devices
  • Ø  Structural sensing
  • Ø  Modeling and simulation
  • Ø  Data-driven methods
  • Ø  Model-based methods
  • Ø  Multi-sensor fusion principles
  • Ø  Logic/reasoning techniques
  • Ø  Verification, validation, and maturation
  • Ø  Benchmarking
  • Ø  Affordability aspects and the business case for PHM
  • Ø  Standards and methodologies
  • Ø  Requirements development
  • Ø  System design & engineering
  • Ø  Automated reconfiguration
  • Ø  Statistical analysis of uncertainty
  • Ø  Component-level PHM
  • Ø  Nondestructive evaluation technologies with PHM utilization
  • Ø  Decision support & simulation
  • Ø  PHM computer-aided engineering technologies/ applications
  • Ø  Integrated structural/frame health management
  • Ø  PHM within power smart grid technology
  • Ø  PHM within distributed, networked & cloud computing
  • Ø  PHM for electronics components and systems
  • Ø  PHM within innovative aerospace and defense, appliance, medical, electric vehicle, deep drilling, and energy applications
  • Ø  Fleet/industrial PHM based maintenance management
  • Ø  Informed logistics
  • Ø  Lessons learned from PHM systems design and integration




In addition, prospective organizers are invited to submit proposals for Special Sessions at PHM-2016 Chengdu. Prospective organizers of special sessions should submit proposals indicating:

    • Ø  Title of the proposed session.
    • Ø  Motivation and objectives for the session, emphasizing the benefits for PHM-2016 Chengdu.
    • Ø  Short biography of the organizer(s), a maximum of two, with complete address, and additional data for contact.
    • Ø  List of, at least 6-8 prospective contributed papers (including titles, authors, and contact information of the corresponding author/s).

Submissions to special session are reviewed by corresponding session organizer(s) and the conference Review Group. The due date for Special Session Proposal is April 30, 2016.


Submission of Papers

Submit a full manuscript (max. 6 pages) including authors’ names, affiliations, and complete email addresses. All papers should be submitted electronically in PDF or Word, by May 31, 2016, through our website.

PHM-2016 Chengdu Online Submission System:

Please visit the following link and submit your draft paper through the system:


Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Due (optional): April 15, 2016
Abstract Acceptance: April 30, 2016
Full Paper Submission Due: May 31, 2016
Notification of Acceptance: July 15, 2016 (Updated)
Camera-ready Paper Due: July 31, 2016
Conference Date: October 19-21, 2016


Download the Call for Papers flyer.

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