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    Dear Colleagues,
    WCAE-2013 had held successfully in Shanghai from Oct.30 to Nov.2, 2013. 97 registered delegates from 13 countries attended this conference. The Abstract Book of WCAE-2013 collected 86 abstracts, and 41 papers were orally presented.

    The Business Meeting of International Society on Acoustic Emission (ISAE) was held during the WCAE-2013, and the ISAE Constitution and the Minutes of the WCAE-2011 were reviewed and approved. The meeting elected the officers of ISAE as follows:
    Honorary President: Mr. Allen T. Green (USA) (Elected in WCAE-2011)
    President: Prof. Gongtian Shen (China)
    Vice-Presidents: Prof. Manabu Enoki (Japan)
    Mr. Oswaldo Goncalves dos Santos Filho (Brazil)
    Prof. Karen M Holford (UK)
    Prof. Gary Qi (USA)
    Prof. Andy Tan (Australia)
    Mr. Peter Tscheliesnig (Austria)
    General Secretary: Prof. Bangxian Li (China)
    Associate General Secretary: Associate Prof. Cherdpong Jomdecha (Thailand)
    Mr. Boris Muravin (Israel).
    Secretary: Dr. Zhanwen Wu (China)
    Treasurer: Ms. Yaqing Zhu (China)
    Archivist: Dr. Guanghai L (China)

    The WCAE-2015 will be held in Hawaii USA, 2015.

    You could download the photos from the website. And the Login ID and password will be sent to you by email soon.

    Thank you for your contribution to WCAE-2013.
    1. The Conference Schedule and Technical Programs for WCAE- 2013 has been arranged, please download it from the website.
    If you find there are any omissions for your paper, please contact with us as soon as possible.
    2. For keynote presentation, total presentation time is 30 minutes (25 minutes presentation + 5 minutes question time). For oral presentation, total presentation time is 20 minutes (15 minutes presentation +5 minutes question time). Our computer supports the MS PowerPoint 2007 or below. Before the beginning of each session, all the presentations should be copied to the computer which will be used in the conference room.
    3. For poster presentation, we will provide one exhibition board which size is about 1m×1m (height×length). You can prepare it with spray chart or printing papers with PowerPoint format before the conference.
    4. Please send your full paper with two versions both MS word and PDF to wcae2013@163.com before Oct.31, 2013. The page for the full paper four to eight pages limit is suggested. The full papers will be peering reviewed after the conference and then published by the Springer proceedings in physics.
    5. If you have not reserved the room in Shanghai Huaxia Hotel, would you please send your Room Reservation Form to conference Secretariat who is Ms. Wang Yingyun (E-mail: chsndt2008@163.com) as soon as possible. The reservation form can be downloaded from the conference web. The Shanghai Huaxia Hotel cannot guarantee to offer the room for the delegates who do not send reservation form.
    The papers will be published by the Springer Science + Business Media
    The full papers of the conference should be submitted on October 29, 2013, and peering reviewed after the conference.
    The proceeding of the WCAE-2013 will be published by the Springer proceedings in physics, which is provisionally entitled: Advances in Acoustic Emission Technology - Proceedings of World Conference on Acoustic Emission - 2013.
    For more information about the Springer Science + Business Media, New York, please visit: http://www.springer.com
    The registration and abstracts submission is beginning!
    AEWG-55: Call for Abstracts
    The AEWG (ACOUSTIC EMISSION WORKING GROUP) 55th conference on acoustic emission will be held on June 11-13, 2013, Anaheim / Los Angeles, CA, USA.
    The AEWG is inviting submission of abstracts for the presentations at the meeting. Topics will cover all the areas of acoustic emission research, development and applications.
    For more information, please visit www.aewg.org
    Call for Papers
    The primary objective of the WCAE 2013 is to exchange research and application information on acoustic emission (AE), with particular emphasis on scientific and technical development and cooperation worldwide. The conference is aimed at providing a platform to scientists and practitioners in both academia and industry.
    The proceeding of the WCAE-2013 will be published by the Springer proceedings in physics, which is provisionally entitled: Advances in Acoustic Emission Technology - Proceedings of World Conference on Acoustic Emission - 2013.
    The contributions are sought in all areas related to acoustic emission, but not limited to:

  • ● AE signal detection and processing
  • ● AE behavior of materials
  • ● AE in pressure equipment
  • ● AE in structures
  • ● AE in civil engineering and geology
  • ● AE in transportation engineering
  • ● AE in condition monitoring and diagnosis for mechanics
  • ● AE in medical science
  • ● AE standardization
  • ● AE instrument and new developments
  • ● AE and applications in other fields
    The official working language of this event is English.


  • Abstract submission: July 15, 2013 August 15, 2013
  • Submission of two-page abstract: August 30, 2013 September 15, 2013
  • Notification of acceptance: September 20, 2013
  • Submission of full papers: October 29, 2013
    Note: The full papers will be submitted and peer reviewed after the conference. And then the papers will be published by the Springer Science+Business Media, New York.
               You could download the Two-page Abstract Template and Full Paper Template on the web.
    Download here!