Invited Sessions


Congress Sessions setting:

Part No. Part name Scope of topics Current number of sessions
Part I Signal detection and processing The sessions of this part are divided according to the signal detection and processing technologies. Each technology can include a single method or a combination of multiple methods 5
Part II CM/NDT instrumentation and methods The sessions of this part are divided according to the physical principles of monitoring methods. Each method includes instrumentation, signal processing, detection and monitoring methods, evaluation of results, etc. 14
Part III Diagnosis, assessment and prediction The sessions of this part are divided according to the data analysis results and data experience reference. They are the key technologies to reflect the health of the equipments. 6
Part IV CM of core components The sessions of this part are divided according to the core components of the equipment. Each component could be monitored by a single method or multiple methods. 10
Part V CM of systems and facilities The sessions of this part are divided according to the industrial or civil systems and facilities. Each system could be monitored by a single method, multiple methods, or a CM system. 24
Part VI Advanced CM technology The sessions of this part include advanced monitoring technologies based on the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), big data, robots, etc., and also includes detection and monitoring technologies not covered by part I. 8

Part I: Signal detection and processing

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 Sensing Technology Prof. Zhenchuan Yang
2 Signal processing/ Time-frequency analysis Prof. Zhipeng Feng
3 Signal processing/Sparse analysis Dr. Shibin Wang
4 Signal processing/Others Prof. Qingbo He
5 Other signal detection and processing technologies
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Part II: CM/NDT instrumentation and methods

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 Vibration monitoring and testing/ instrumentation Prof. Taiyong Wang
2 Vibration monitoring and testing/methods Dr. Dong Wang
3 Vibration and noise control Prof. Zhaoye Qin
4 Acoustic monitoring and testing Prof. Ping Yang/Prof. Longbiao He
5 Optics monitoring and testing Prof. Yanjun Fu
6 Electromagnetics monitoring and testing Prof. Mary Ann Lundteigen Prof. Zhenmao Chen
7 Infrared thermography monitoring and testing Prof. Guangping Guo
8 Acoustic emission monitoring and testing Prof. Wei Li
9 Guided waves monitoring and testing Prof. Xinjun Wu
10 Lubricating oil analysis Prof.Guangneng Dong
11 Stress monitoring and testing Prof. Chunguang Xu
12 Multi-method combination monitoring and testing Prof. Yang Zheng
13 Magnetic and Magnetostrictive sensor for CM Prof. Zhifeng Tang
14 Other monitoring and testing
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Part III: Diagnosis, assessment and prediction

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 Damage and fault diagnosis Prof. Jiyuan Zhao
2 Vibration based on damage assessment Prof. Yimin Shao
3 Safety and health evaluation Dr. Guide Deng
4 Remaining life prediction Prof. Yaguo Lei
5 Prediction and maintance Prof.Zhanglei Jiang
6 Others
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Part IV: CM of Core components

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 Structural health monitoring Prof. Keqin Ding
2 Electrical component CM and fault diagnosis Dr. Yue Yu
3 Hydraulic component CM and fault diagnosis Prof.Zhipeng Xu
4 Gear CM and fault diagnosis Prof.Niaoqing Hu
5 Bearing CM and fault diagnosis Prof. Jing Lin
6 Bolt CM and evaluating Dr. Yuping Shen
7 Pump and compressor CM and fault diagnosis
8 Wire rope CM and fault diagnosis Prof. Yihua Kang
9 Condition monitoring of components in rotating machines Dr. Jindrich Liska
10 Other components CM
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Part V: CM of systems and facilities

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 Condition Monitoring and Testing for chemical and petrochemical plant Prof. Huaqing Wang
2 Condition Monitoring and Testing for railways Prof. Guiyun Tian Prof. Jingyu Huang
3 Condition Monitoring and Testing for wind turbines Prof. Bin Hu
4 Condition Monitoring and Testing for building Dr. Yongsheng Tang
5 Condition Monitoring and Testing for bridges Prof. Ying Lei
6 Condition Monitoring and Testing for tunnels
7 Condition Monitoring and Testing for rock Prof. Longjun Dong
8 Condition Monitoring and Testing for oil well tubing Prof. Jianchun Fan
9 Condition Monitoring and Testing for oil and gas pipeline
10 Condition Monitoring and Testing for oil and gas drilling and production equipment Dr. Wenyong Sun
11 Condition Monitoring and Testing for oil and gas storage facilities Prof. Shaohua Dong
12 Condition Monitoring and Testing for oil tank Prof. Zhijun Yang
13 Condition Monitoring and Testing for power plants Prof.Yibing Liu
14 Condition Monitoring and Testing for aircrafts Prof. Zhanjun Wu
15 Condition Monitoring and Testing for cranes Prof. Keqin Ding
16 Condition Monitoring and Testing for elevators Prof. Xi Shi
17 Condition Monitoring and Testing for amusement rides Dr. Weike Song
18 Condition Monitoring and Testing for ropeways Dr. Yuan Liu
19 Condition Monitoring and Testing for transportable pressure vessels Dr. Ke Bo
20 Condition Monitoring and Testing for hydrogen energy storage and transportation equipment Prof. Fuyuan Yang
21 Condition Monitoring and Testing for offshore platform Prof. Dayong Zhang
22 Condition Monitoring and Testing for underwater facility Prof. Yu Zhang
23 Condition Monitoring and Testing for nuclear power engineering Prof. Ming Li
24 Condition Monitoring and Testing for other equipment
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Part VI: Advanced CM technology

No. Sessions Overseas Chair Chinese Chair
1 CM based on cloud technology Prof. Bin Hu
2 CM based on IoT Prof. Yilin Mo
3 CM based on big data Prof. Lingsong He
4 Digital twin technology Prof. Ruqiang Yan
5 Robot and automation for Condition Monitoring and Testing Dr. Liqiang Zhong
6 AI for Condition Monitoring and Testing Dr. Yinghao Cai
7 Machine learning for prognosis and health management Dr. Ming J Zuo
8 Other advanced technology for Condition Monitoring and Testing
Note: Experts interested in this part are welcome to chair sessions or set up a new session. Please send your proposal to the congress secretariat.

Call for Invited Sessions and Session Chairs

An invited session consists of at least 5 registered presentations, related to the Congress topics, including a specialized keynote presentation by a session organizer. We are inviting senior scientists, who have an interest in condition monitoring and related topics, to take responsibility for Invited Session and to gather presentations/manuscripts from a range of research and technical experts around the world.

Organizers of Invited Sessions will:

  • organize and chair an invited session at the Congress and will be awarded to present a specialized keynote presentation at the beginning of their sessions.
  • select a topic of an invited session, that will be related to their areas of expertise and to the Congress topics.
  • invite scientists from their network to Invited Sessions; the number of presentations of a session, including your specialized keynote presentation, should be at least 5.

Session organizers are invited to submit a session proposal. This should include:

  • The title of the session
  • A paragraph describing a theme of a session
  • Contact details of Invited Session Chair
  • A short CV and a photograph of Invited Session Chair

Proposals should be sent to the Congress Secretariat (wccm2021@csei.org.cn).

An essential discount in registration fee is available for Invited Session Chairs in recognition of their kind efforts. Session organizers will also receive a further booking discount if they will register early. Invited Session Chairs will become Members of the International Scientific Advisory Committee, and their biography details will be highlighted on the Congress website and Congress Proceedings, that will be distributed worldwide. WCCM 2021 is thanking them in advance for their valuable contribution to the Congress.