PHM19 Call for Papers

Click thumbnail to download full PDF Prospective authors are invited to contribute full length, original, high-quality papers. The topics suggested by the conference can be categorized as analysis methods, asset-specific algorithms, prototype implementations, fielded systems and business case analysis. All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions. Submitted papers will be reviewed by experts based on the criteria of content, significance, technical validity, innovation, writing style, accuracy, clarity, simplicity and readability.

Conference General Chairs:
Wolfgang Fink, University of Arizona
Ginger Shao, Honeywell

Key Dates

Key Paper Dates
Abstract Submission Due 4 Mar 2019 18 Mar 2019
Abstract Acceptance Notification 15 Mar 2019 29 Mar 2019
Paper Submission Due 6 May 2019 13 May 2019
Paper Acceptance Notification 8 July 2019
Final Papers Due 5 August 2019
Key Submission Dates
Panel Session Topic Proposals 4 March 2019
Technical Session Proposals 4 March 2019 31 Mar 2019
Doctoral Symposium 27 May 2019
Student Poster Session 27 May 2019
Product Showcase / Technology Demos 27 May 2019
Key PHM Data Challenge Dates
Competition Open – the following information will be posted:

  • Challenge description
  • Training data
  • Scoring definition
29 April 2019

Final Validation Data Posted and Result Submission Website Open 14 July 2019
Competition Closed 21 July 2019 (11:59:59 pm PST)
Preliminary Winners Announced 28 July 2019
Winners Announced 11 August 2019
Final Papers Due, Winners Announced 25 August 2019
PHM Conference Dates
PHM Short Courses 21–22 September 2019
Doctoral Symposium 23 September 2019
Measurement & Evaluation for PHM in Manufacturing Workshop 23 September 2019 Technical Program 24–26 September 2019

Topics of Interest:

  • Advanced Sensing & Embedded Devices
  • Adaptive Control & Fault Accommodation
  • Automotive Systems
  • Autonomous / Robotic / Unmanned Systems
  • PHM in Aviation (Commercial and Defense) Systems
  • CBM Return on Investment Analysis & Business Case Analysis
  • Cloud Analytics
  • Corrosion
  • Data Driven Approaches
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Detection, Diagnostics & Prognostics Methods
  • Digital Twin and Digital Thread
  • Electronic Transaction and Blockchain
  • Energy (e.g., Nuclear, Smart Grid, Wind)
  • Enterprise-wide PHM Applications
  • Human-centric PHM
  • PHM for Human Health and Performance
  • Marine, Mining, and Railway Applications
  • PHM for Precision Agriculture
  • Oil & Gas
  • Physics of Failure & Model Based Prediction
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Space Technologies and Systems
  • Standards, Metrics, and Verification & Validation

A major differentiator for the PHM Society is its modern approach toward intellectual property rights. Authors retain copyright in their work while allowing the PHM Society to distribute their work through a Creative Commons License. As a result, all articles published by the PHM Society are available to the global PHM community via the internet for free and without any restrictions.

Publish in Journal Option: Starting 2012 ijPHM has been allowing authors to present their work at the next PHM Conference if authors desired to do so. Please send an email to indicating your preference of the venue. Read more here.

Please consider serving as a Session Chair at the Annual Meeting. A Session Chair introduces each session participant, and facilitates discussion in the session. This is an excellent way for any member to participate in the Annual Meeting. Any member interested in serving as a Session Chair should contact the Conference General Chairs or the Technical Program Committee ( You can post general questions about paper content, formatting, Creative Commons licenses, etc. at the PHM Conference forum.