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PHM and Principles of Diagnostics Conferences

NASA Ames and the Intelligent Systems Division had a strong showing at this year's Annual Conference of the Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Society 2010 in Portland, Oregon on October 10-14. Members of Code TI presented technical papers and tutorials and chaired sessions. Kai Goebel chaired the Tutorial Sessions track. Abhinav Saxena presented the tutorial “Introduction to Prognostics,” and Guillaume Brat presentd the tutorial “Verification and Validation for PHM.” Jose Celaya was the session chair for “Anomaly Detection II,” and Bhaskar Saha was the session chair for “Machine Tool PHM III.” Over a dozen technical papers had contributions from members of Code TI. The Division also had an exhibitor booth at the conference showcasing Integrated Systems Health Management technologies, and Edward Balaban showed the Flyable Electromechanical Actuator (FLEA) testbed in hardware demonstration sessions.

Members of Code TI also participated in the 21st International Workshop on the Principles of Diagnosis co-located in Portland, Oregon on October 13-16. Scott Poll was the conference co-chair and Kai Goebel gave an invited talk on prognostics. Two papers and a poster were also presented. Data from the ADAPT Electrical Power System testbed in Code TI ias used in the 2nd International Diagnostics Competition held in conjunction with this conference.

Below is a listing of all of the technical papers and posters with Code TI contributions.

PHM Papers:

  • Stage Separation Failure: Model Based Diagnostics and Prognostics, by D. G. Luchinsky, V. Hafiychuk, I. Kulikov, et. al.
  • Model-Based Assurance of Diagnostic Procedures for Complex Systems, by T. Kurtoglu, R. Lutz, and M. S. Feather
  • An Adaptive Recurrent Neural Network for Remaining Useful Life Prediction of Lithium-ion Batteries, by P. J. Liu, A. Saxena, K. Goebel, B. Saha, and W. Wang
  • Towards Modeling the Effects of Lightning Injection on Power MOSFETs, by S. Saha, J. Celaya, B. Saha, P. Wysocki, et. al.
  • Fault-Adaptive Control of Over-actuated Systems Using Prognostic Estimation, by B.M. Bole, D. W. Brown, H. Pei, K. Goebel, and G. Vachtsevanos
  • Impact of Input Uncertainty on Failure Prognostic Algorithms: Extending the Remaining Useful Life of Nonlinear Systems, by D. Edwards, M. Orchard, L. Tang, K. Goebel, and G. Vachtsevanos
  • Data-Driven Anomaly Detection Performance for the Ares I-X Ground Diagnostic Prototype, by R. Martin, M. Schwabacher, and B. Matthews
  • Theoretical Background and Prognostic Modeling for Benchmarking SHM Sensors for Composite Structures, by V. Smelyanski, V. Hafiychuk, D. G. Luchinsky, C. Banks, and J. Miller
  • Towards Prognostics of Power MOSFETs: Accelerated Aging and Precursors of Failure, by J. Celaya, A. Saxena, P. Wysocki, S. Saha, and K. Goebel
  • Modeling SiO2 Ion Impurities Aging in Insulated Gate Power Devices Under Temperature and Voltage Stress, by A. Ginart, J. Celaya, I. Ali, P. Kalgren, S. Poll, and M. Roemer
  • Improving Computational Efficiency of Prediction in Model-based Prognostics Using the Unscented Transform, by M. Daigle and K. Goebel
  • Airborne Electro-Mechanical Actuator Test Stand for Development of Prognostic Health Management Systems, by E. Balaban, A. Saxena, S. Narasimhan, and I. Roychoudhury

Jose Celaya was the session chair for "Anomaly Detection II," and Bhaskar Saha was the session chair for "Machine Tool PHM III"

DX papers and poster presentations:

  • An Event-based Approach to Distributed Diagnosis of Continuous Systems, by Matthew Daigle, Indranil Roychoudhury, Gautam Biswas, and Xenofon Koutsoukos
  • Diagnosing Intermittent and Persistent Faults using Static Bayesian Networks, by Brian Ricks and Ole Mengshoel
  • Combining Model-Based and Feature-Driven Diagnosis Approaches, ¬ A Case Study on Electromechanical Actuators, by Sriram Narasimhan, Indranil Roychoudhury, Edward Balaban, and Abhinav Saxena

BACKGROUND: The annual conference of the Prognostics and Health Management (PHM) Society brings together the global community of PHM experts from industry, academia, and government from a range of application areas, including energy, aerospace, transportation, automotive, and industrial automation. The conference features workshops, town hall meetings, hands-on demonstrations, lectures, and tutorials.

The International Workshop on the Principles of Diagnosis is an annual event covering of a variety of theories, principles, and computational techniques for diagnosis, monitoring, testing, reconfiguration, fault-adaptive control, and repair of complex systems. Application of these theories, principles, and techniques to industry-related disciplines and other domains is a focus of the workshop. Researchers and practitioners from a range of backgrounds, including artificial intelligence, control theory, systems engineering, software engineering, and other related areas exchange ideas with others who share an interest in the different aspects of diagnosis and the related fields of testing, reconfiguration, maintenance, prognosis, and fault-adaptive control.


Contact: Ann Patterson-Hine

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