• 4th International Conference on Vibro-Impact Systems and Systems with Non-smooth Interactions is held in Kassel, Germany on 30 July – 3 August 2018.

Conference webpage

  • 3rd International Conference on Vibro-Impact Systems was held in Leinsweiler,  Germany on 22-26 July 2013.

Conference webpage

  • 2nd International Conference on Vibro-Impact Systems was held in Sanya, Hainan Province, China on 6-9 January 2010.


  • The US Office of Naval Research, Wayne State University and the International Centre of Vibro-Impact Systems are organising an International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems. The Symposium was held on 2-3 October 2008 in Troy, Michigan, USA.


  • ICoVIS Workshop “International Joint Workshop on Mechanical Vibration and Robotics towards High Potential Impetus Conditionswas held in Tokyo, Japan on 6 October 2006.

Workshop poster

  • ICoVIS Workshop “Shock and Vibration Protection of Equipment and Operators in Harsh Environmental Conditions was held in Rome, Italy on 21-25 August 2005.


  • 1st International Conference on Vibro-Impact Systems was held in Loughborough, UK on 20-22 July 2006.


  • The Inauguration Session of the ICoVIS was held at Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK on 30 September – 1 October 2004. It included overviews of the main research areas in vibro-impact systems by leading experts from various countries, presentations by British and overseas universities and institutions on the state-of-the-art research/applications and the Topical Workshop on ultrasonically assisted cutting.

The Programme of the Inauguration