2011 5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-5)

December 4-8, 2011
Cancun, Mexico

The 5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-5 2011, would provide a unique opportunity for scientists, practitioners, and enterprises from around the world to share and discuss the latest knowledge and techniques for structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure. It would be the aim of the conference to bring together, and enhance dialogue among, worldwide professionals from the broad range of disciplines, such as smart sensors, wireless sensor networks, signal acquisition and processing, and real-time data transferring and management. Emphasis would be given to bring the interested community from Latin America and to foster international cooperation.

SHMII-5 is the official conference of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII). SHMII-5 will build on the success of SHMII-1, held in Tokyo 2003, SHMII-2 in Shenzhen 2005, SHMII-3 in Vancouver 2007 and SHMII-4 in Zurich 2009.

Scope of the Conference

The conference will focus on aspects such as:

  • Smart and other advanced sensors
  • Wireless and other advanced sensor networks
  • Data acquisition, processing and management
  • Damage identification and localization
  • Model updating, safety evaluation and reliability forecast
  • Damage control, repair and strengthening
  • Life-cycle performance-based design
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Global positioning system (GPS) and related systems for wind and earthquake hazard mitigation of civil infrastructure
  • Remote monitoring systems
  • Integrated systems and implementations of SHM
  • Design guidelines and codes of SHM
  • Standardization of SHM systems
  • Critical issues for SHM


For further information visit: http://www.shmii.unam.mx/Sitio_SHMII/principal.html