HUMS2019 - 11th DST International Conference on Health and Usage Monitoring Systems



Abstract submissions are now closed.

The theme of the Congress is “Innovation within a contemporary aerospace industry”. If you wish to submit an abstract for consideration by the Technical Committee, you must also intend to register for the Congress. Online submission is the only method for submitting abstracts.

Abstracts are sought for papers and/or presentations for delivery at the  congress at the Crown convention centre (Monday and Tuesday).  The abstracts describe research and/ or a significant body of work, including from within industry, academia and Defence.

Technical abstracts are sought for papers and/or presentations for delivery at technology sessions on-site at the Avalon Air-show (Wednesday and Thursday Mornings).  The focus of these abstracts can include the design, development, system specification and /or application of technologies relevant to the aerospace domain.

Papers will be divided into the disciplines below. (Please note: Maximum page length for full papers is 6 pages)

Chair – Joanna Kappas (DST)

Abstracts are invited covering health and usage monitoring and management for aircraft, land and marine vehicles, and other mechanical equipment.

Topics include:

  • Diagnostics
  • Prognostics
  • Condition monitoring & CBM
  • Life and usage management
  • Vibration and acoustic analysis
  • Wear debris analysis
  • Rotor track and balance
  • Structural loads monitoring
  • Sensors and algorithms
  • Verification and validation
  • Data science and data analytics applications
  • Data management schemes
  • Cost-benefit models
  • Platform asset management

Please note:  that your abstract will not be included in the program if you do not register and pay for your registration.

Full Papers

Instructions for the preparation of papers will be sent to authors upon notification of the abstract acceptance. The notification will include specific presentation instructions but in the interim, those preparing papers, please see the templates below:

Full Paper Template Peer Reviewed

Submission Deadline: Midnight November 8th 2018 – Expired

Full Paper Template Non – Peer Reviewed

Submission Deadline: Midnight January 13th 2019.

Journal Opportunity.

“The Aeronautical Journal of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) plans to issue a special AIAC18 edition of selected papers presented at the congress ( The Aeronautical Journal contains original papers on all aspects of research, design and development, construction and operation of aircraft and space vehicles. Authors of nominated papers will be invited to submit a journal paper, which will go through the regular journal review process.”