Call for papers

10-13 July 2017, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester, UK 

The European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Series (EWSHM) is taking place next year from 10-13 July and will be held at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate in Manchester, UK
The European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Series (EWSHM) started in 2002 and has grown over the years significantly to become the strong counterpart to the International Workshop on SHM (IWSHM) held in Stanford, California, USA every odd year. The two previous conferences in Nantes (2014) and Bilbao (2016) were highly successful, involving almost 500 delegates and 20 industrial companies, and it is anticipated that EWSHM 2018 will prove to be just as popular.

The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) is the organiser of EWSHM 2018 and the Institute will present the conference in the same style as the previous events, with multiple paper sessions in parallel as well as poster presentations.

Offers of papers are invited on all aspects of structural health monitoring.
  • Physical principles monitoring (mechanical, acoustic, optical, electrical, etc)
  • Signal processing (FFT, wavelet, PCA, pattern recognition, feature extraction, etc)
  • Multifunctional materials and structures (self-sensing materials, novel energy storage systems, energy harvesting, self-diagnostic structures, bio-mimetic, etc)
  • Modelling and simulation (digital twins, integration of data-driven and physics-based methods, multi-physics multi-scale modelling approaches, etc)
  • Sensors and sensor networks (NEMS/MEMS, bio-inspired sensor networks, remote and wireless communication, self-diagnostic networks, etc)
  • SHM application (aerospace, marine, civil engineering, railway, automotive, energy, medicine, etc)
  • Emphasis on full-scale structural demonstration and applications.

You are cordially invited to send your abstract proposal to the EWSHM 2018 before 29 December 2017.

Abstracts must include title, authors and contents (up to 2500 characters). Do not include images or references.
How to submit will be announced soon.

Conference Proceedings will be published in the form of extended abstracts (max 12 pages of A4 text) and one copy will be provided for each delegate.

Full written papers that are submitted may be refereed with a view to publication in Insight.

Full papers published in the proceedings will also be published in the open access database after the event.

For further information contact:
Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438300; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email: