Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Rizzo, Piervincenzo
Civil & Environmental Engr
Rizzo, Piervincenzo
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: Benedum 729
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PhD in Structural Engineering, University of California, 2004

MS in Structural Engineering, University of California, 2002

Undergraduate in Aeronautical Engineering, University of Palermo, 1998

(2012) Achenbach Medal.

(2011) Who's Who in America.

(2009) Fellowship Research Award of the ASNT (granted as a Faculty Advisor).

(2008) Lister Vickery Trophy, 1st prize winner of the "INSEAD Comitel 16th Business Venture Competition, INSEAD Business Plan Competition 2008" (Solitonik Team).

(2007) 25th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World.

(2007) Faculty Grant Award from the American Society for Nondestructive Testing.

(2006) 9th edition of Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

(2002) Fellowship Research Award of the ASNT (granted as a graduate student).

(1998) Italian Professional Engineering license.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Salamone, S., Bartoli, I., and Al-Nazer, L., 2013, "Ultrasonic Tomography for Three-Dimensional Imaging of Internal Rail Flaws: Proof-of-principle Numerical Simulations," Journal of TRB, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Rizzo, P., 2012, "Chapter 16: Acoustic Emission of Composites," To appear in in Mechanics and Design of Smart Composites, R. El-Hajjar, S.a.p.o.n.a.r.a. La, and A. Muliana, eds., Taylor & Francis Group.

Rizzo, P., In press, "Sensing Solutions for Assessing and Monitoring Rails," in Sensor technologies for civil infrastructures: performance assessment and health monitoring, J.P. Lynch, H. Sohn, and M.L. Wang, eds..

Rizzo, P., In press, "Sensing Solutions for Assessing and Monitoring Underwater Systems," in Sensor technologies for civil infrastructures: performance assessment and health monitoring, J.P. Lynch, H. Sohn, and M.L. Wang, eds..

2012, "Cerda et al.," SSS, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Cai, L., 2012, Granular Matter, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Landis, A.E., Antaya, C., Rizzo, P., and Bilec, M., 2012, "Incorporating Sustainability into the Civil Engineering curriculum via cross course collaborations," To appear in 2012 IEEE ISSST, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology.

Pistone, E., Rizzo, P., and Werntges, P., In press, "Leaky Lamb waves for the Nondestructive Inspection of Immersed Structures," SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics.

Zhu, X., Rizzo, P., and Bruck, J., In press, "Sign Support Structures Tested by means of Guided Waves," SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics.

Rizzo, P., 2013, "NDE/SHM of Underwater Structures: a Review," 4th CIMTEC Intl. Conf. on Smart Materials and Structures Systems, Trans Tech Publications, pp. 208-216, Switzerland, Montecatini Terme, Italy.

Antaya, C.L., Rizzo, P., Bilec, M., and Landis, A.E., 2013, "Incorporating Sustainability into the Civil Engineering curriculum via cross course collaborations," 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia.

Bagheri, A., Li, K., and Rizzo, P., 2013, "Reference-free damage detection by means of wavelet transform and empirical mode decomposition applied to Lamb waves," Journal of Intelligent material Systems and Structures, vol.24, no.2, pp. 194-208.

Berhanu, B., Rizzo, P., and Ochs, M., 2013, "Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for the Assessment of Dental Implant Mobility," ASME J. Applied Mechanics, vol.80, p. 011028.

Chen, S., Carda, F., Guo, J., Harley, J.B., Shi, Q., Rizzo, P., Bielak, J., Garrett, J.H., and Kovacevic, J., 2013, "Multiresolution Classification with Semi-Supervised Learning for Indirect Bridge Structure Health Monitoring," ICASSP 2013, Vancouver, Canada.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Salamone, S., Bartoli, I., and Al-Nazer, L., 2013, "Ultrasonic Tomography for Three-Dimensional Imaging of Internal Rail Flaws: Proof-of principle Numerical Simulations," 2013 TRB Conference, pp. 13-16, Washington.

Zhu, X., and Rizzo, P., 2013, "Guided Waves for the Health Monitoring of Sign Support Structures Under Varying Environmental Conditions," Structural Control and Health Monitoring, vol.20, no.2, pp. 36-52.

Rizzo, P., 2012, "Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Structures: New Methodologies and Field Applications 2012."

Rizzo, P., and Ochs, M.W., 2012, "Non-invasive Technology for the Assessment of Dental Implant Stability."

Rizzo, P., Pistone, E., Werntges, P., Han, J., and Ni, X., 2012, "Inspection of Underwater Metallic Plates by means of Laser Ultrasound," Intl. Symp. on Nondestructive Testing of Materials and Structures, NDTMS-2011, O. Büyüköztürk, ed., pp. 675-680, Istanbul, Turkey.

Rizzo, P., Tabrizi, A., Berhanu, B., and Ochs, M., 2012, "Nondestructive methods to assess dental implant stability."

Cerda, F., Garrett, J., Bielak, J., Rizzo, P., Barrera, J., Zhuang, Z., Chen, S., McCann, M., and Kovacevic, J., 2012, "Indirect structural health monitoring in bridges: scale experiments," The 6th Intl. Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2012), pp. 346-353, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy.

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., Yang, J., Kathri, D., and Daraio, C., 2012, "Monitoring the Hydration of Cement using Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves," NDT&E International, vol.52, no.November, pp. 76-85.

Ni, X., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "Highly nonlinear solitary waves for the inspection of adhesive joints," Experimental Mechanics, vol.52, no.9, pp. 1493-1501.

Ni, X., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "Recent Advancements on the NDE of structures by means of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves," J.P. Lynch, M. Tomizuka, and C. Yun, eds..

Ni, X., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "Use of highly nonlinear solitary waves in NDT," Materials Evaluation, vol.70, no.5, pp. 561-569.

Ni, X., Cai, L., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "On the Use of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for Structural Materials Technology," NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology (SMT.

Pistone, E., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "Ultrasonic Waves for the Inspection of Underwater Waveguide Structures," 164th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, JASA, vol.32, no.3, Pt. 2.

Tabrizi, A., Rizzo, P., and Ochs, M., 2012, "Electromechanical impedance method to assess dental implant stability," Smart Materials and Structures, vol.21, no.11.

Vandone, A., Rizzo, P., and Vanali, M., 2012, "Image Processing for the Laser Spot Thermography of Composite Materials," A.A. Diaz, A.L. Gyekenyesi, P.J. Shull, H.F. Wu, and T. Yu, eds..

Vandone, A., Rizzo, P., and Vanali, M., 2012, "Two-Stage Algorithm for the Analysis of Infrared Images," Research in Nondestructive Evaluation, vol.23, no.2, pp. 69-88.

Zhu, X., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "A Unified Approach for the Structural Health Monitoring of Waveguides," Structural Health Monitoring, an International Journal, vol.11, no.6, pp. 629-642.

Rizzo, P., and Ni, X., 2011, "COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Novel NDE/SHM approach based on highly nonlinear dynamics," Grant CMMI-0825983, Atlanta, Georgia.

Rizzo, P., and Pistone, E., 2011, "Inspection of Immersed Plates by Laser Ultrasound," F. Chang, ed., pp. 1158-1165, Stanford, CA.

Rizzo, P., Boemio, G., and De, N.a.r.d.o., 2011, "Use of the Electro-Mechanical Impedance Method for the Assessment of Dental Implant Stability."

Rizzo, P., Pistone, E., and Werntges, P., 2011, "Hazard Mitigation of Water Mains by Means of Immersed Active/Passive Inspection Systems," Grant CMMI-1029457, Atlanta, Georgia.

Rizzo, P., Tajari, M., and Spada, A., 2011, "Microphones' Directivity for the Localization of Sound Sources," SPIE Defense Security + Sensing Conference, Unattended Ground, Sea, and Air Sensor Technologies and Applications XIII, Orlando, Florida.

Boemio, G., Rizzo, P., and De, N.a.r.d.o., 2011, "Assessment of Dental Implant Stability by Means of the Electromechanical Impedance Method," Smart Materials and Structures, vol.20, 11pp.

Matta, F., Pierce, C., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "New Structural Materials for Transmission Lines."

Matta, F., Pierce, C., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Review of Traditional Structural Materials for Overhead Transmission Lines."

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., and Daraio, C., 2011, "Actuators for the Generation of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves," Review of Scientific Instruments, vol.82.

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., and Dario, C., 2011, "Laser-based excitation of nonlinear solitary waves in a chain of particles," Physical Review E, vol.84.

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J., 2011, "Nondestructive Assessment of Concrete by means of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves and Pulsed-laser," SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.

Ni, X., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves-based sensor for NDT of Concrete," San Francisco, CA.

Ni, X., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "SHM of Structural Materials by means of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves," F.-. Chang, ed., pp. 2568-2575, Stanford, CA.

Ni, X., Nassiri, S., Rizzo, P., and Vandenbossche, J., 2011, "Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves-based sensor for Monitoring Concrete."

Sale, M., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2011, "Semi-Analytical Formulation for the Guided Waves-Based Reconstruction of Elastic Moduli," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol.25, no.6, pp. 2241-2256.

Spada, A., Giambanco, G., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Elastoplastic Damaging Model for Adhesive Anchor Systems. Part I: Theoretical Formulation and Numerical Implementation," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol.137, no.12, pp. 862-876.

Spada, A., Giambanco, G., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Elastoplastic Damaging Model for Adhesive Anchor Systems. Part II: Numerical and Experimental Validation," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol.137, no.12, pp. 854-861.

Vandone, A., Rizzo, P., and Vanali, M., 2011, "Analisi Di Immagini Per La Tecnica Laser Spot Thermography," Conferenza Nazionale Sulle Prove Non Distruttive Monitoraggio Diagnostica (National Conference on Nondestructive Testing and Diagnostics), Florence, Italy.

Werntges, P., Pistone, E., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "NDE of Immersed Metallic Plates by Guided and Interface Ultrasonic Waves."

Zhu, P., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Guided Ultrasonic Waves for the Health Monitoring of Existing Sign Support Structures."

Zhu, P., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Guided Ultrasonic Waves under Varying Environmental Conditions for Sign Support Structures," San Francisco, CA.

Zhu, X., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Combining guided waves and electromechanical impedance method for SHM applications," F.-. Chang, ed., pp. 2584-2591, Stanford, CA.

Rizzo, P., 2010, "Special Issue on Structural Health Monitoring for Civil Structures: From the Lab to the Field."

Rizzo, P., 2010, "Water and Wastewater Pipe Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring: A Review," Advances in Civil Engineering.

Rizzo, P., and Zhu, P., 2010, "Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles."

Rizzo, P., Cammarata, M., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., Salamone, S., Coccia, S., and Phillips, R., 2010, "Ultrasonic Guided Waves-Based Monitoring of Rail Head: Laboratory and field tests," Advances in Civil Engineering.

Rizzo, P., Han, J., and Ni, X., 2010, "Structural Health Monitoring of Immersed Structures by Means of Guided Ultrasonic Waves," Journal of Intelligent Materials and Structures, vol.21, pp. 1397-1407.

Rizzo, P., Spada, A., Degala, S., and Giambanco, G., 2010, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Chemically Bonded Anchors," Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, vol.29, pp. 49-61.

Cammarata, M., Rizzo, P., Dutta, D., and Sohn, H., 2010, "Application of Principal Component Analysis and Wavelet Transform to Fatigue Crack Detection in Waveguides," Smart Structures and Systems, vol.6, no.4, pp. 349-362.

Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Tajari, M., 2010, "Fatigue Analysis of Overhead Sign Support Structures," Engineering Structures, vol.32, no.6, pp. 1659-1670.

Marzani, A., Mazzotti, E., Viola, E., De, M.a.r.c.h.i., Speciale, N., and Rizzo, P., 2010, "A Genetic Algorithm based procedure for the constitutive characterization of composite plates using dispersive guided waves data," pp. 305-308, Cape Town, South Africa.

Ni, X., Garden, R., and Rizzo, P., 2010, "Laser induced Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for structural NDE," Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010.

Tajari, M., and Rizzo, P., 2010, "Use of unidirectional microphones for the localization of sound sources," 159th ASA Meeting, Cancun, Mexico.

Zhu, P., Rizzo, P., and Tajari, M., 2010, "Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles."

Zhu, X., Rizzo, P., and Bruck, J., 2010, "Guided waves for SHM of a large truss structure."

Zhu, X., Rizzo, P., and Bruck, J., 2010, "Ultrasonic guided waves for the SHM of welded joints in large truss structures," 5th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, pp. 1241-1246, Sorrento, Italy.

Zhu, X., Rizzo, P., Marzani, A., and Bruck, J., 2010, "Ultrasonic guided waves for nondestructive evaluation/structural health monitoring of trusses," Measurement Science and Technology, vol.21.

Rizzo, P., Bordoni, G., and Marzani, A., 2009, "Use of Unidirectional Microphones and Signal Processing for the Localization of Sound Sources," Orlando, Florida, UD+SA.

Rizzo, P., Bordoni, G., Marzani, A., and Vipperman, J., 2009, "Localization of Sound Sources by Means of Unidirectional Microphones," Measurement Science and Technology, vol.20.

Rizzo, P., Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., and Sohn, H., 2009, "Outlier Analysis and Principal Component Analysis to Detect Fatigue Cracks in Waveguides."

Rizzo, P., Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, H., and Harries, K.A., 2009, "Unsupervised Learning Algorithm for Fatigue Crack Detection in Waveguides," Smart Materials and Structures, vol.18.

Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Lanza, d.i., 2009, "Chapter 151: Non-contact Rail Monitoring by Ultrasonic Guided Waves," in Vol 5: Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring, Wiley Publishers, pp. 2397-2409.

Rizzo, P., Spada, A., and Giambanco, G., 2009, "SHM of Chemically Bonded Anchors by means of Acoustic Emission," F. Chang, and C.A. Standford, eds., pp. 2043-2050.

Annamdas, V.G., and Rizzo, P., 2009, "Influence of the excitation frequency in the electromechanical impedance method for SHM applications," Vol. 7293.

Daraio, C., Rizzo, P., Khatri, D., and Ni, X., 2009, "COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Novel NDE/SHM approach based on highly nonlinear dynamics," Grant #0825983, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Degala, S., Rizzo, P., Ramanathan, K., and Harries, K.A., 2009, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Reinforced Concrete Slabs," Construction Buildings and Materials, vol.23, no.5, pp. 2016-2026.

Dutta, D., Sohn, H., Harries, K., and Rizzo, P., 2009, "A Nonlinear Acoustic Technique for Crack Detection in Metallic Structures," International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, vol.8, no.3, pp. 251-262.

Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Annamdas, V.G., 2009, "Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles."

Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Bruck, J., 2009, "Fatigue Analysis of Overhead Sign Support Structures," Western Pennsylvania Transp. Res. Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Khatri, D., Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P., 2009, "Coupling of Highly Nonlinear Waves with Linear Elastic Media," 7292, 72920P.

Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., Marzani, A., Sorrivi, E., and Viola, E., 2009, "Chapter 151: Structural Health Monitoring of Multi-wire Strands," in Vol 5: Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring, Wiley Publishers, pp. 2487-2503.

Marzani, A., De, M.a.r.c.h.i., Rizzo, P., and Speciale, N., 2009, "High Frequency Guided Waves in a 7 Wire Strand: Warped Frequency Transform for Spectro-Temporal Characterization," 2009 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1503-1506.

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., and Daraio, C., 2009, "Novel Sensor Technology for NDE of Concrete."

Ni, X., Garden, R., and Rizzo, P., 2009, "Novel Actuator Based on the Stress Wave Propagation in Highly Nonlinear Materials," F. Chang, ed., pp. 996-1003, Stanford, CA.

Sale, M., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2009, "Guided Waves Based Approach for the Reconstruction of the Elastic Moduli of Plates," 2009 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 1499-1502.

Spada, A., Giambanco, G., and Rizzo, P., 2009, "Damage and Plasticity at the Interfaces in Composite Materials and Structures," Computer Method in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol.198, pp. 3884-3901.

Zhu, X.J., Rizzo, P., Dellovade, J., and Bruck, J., 2009, "Ultrasonic Guided Waves for NDE of Sign Support Structures," ANST Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show 2009, pp. 68-74, Columbus, OH.

Rizzo, P., 2008, "Development of an Undergraduate Course on NDT," Materials Evaluation, vol.66, no.9, pp. 914-915.

Rizzo, P., and Bordoni, G., 2008, "A novel approach for the localization of sound sources," 156th ASA Meeting, p. 2491, Miami.

Rizzo, P., Annamdas, V.G., and Kacin, J., 2008, "Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles."

Rizzo, P., Kacin, J., Annamdas, V.G., and Bruck, J., 2008, "Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles," Pittsburgh, PA.

Rizzo, P., Khatri, D., and Daraio, C., 2008, "Ultrasonic wave generation by means of highly nonlinear waves' sensor technology," 156th ASA Meeting, Miami.

Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, H., Rizzo, P., and Harries, K.A., 2008, "Advanced Signal Processing for Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides," IABMAS08, 4th Intl. Conf. on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, , eds., p. 652, Seoul, Korea.

Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, H., Rizzo, P., and Harries, K.A., 2008, "Advanced Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides," 3rd CIMTEC Intl. Conf. on Smart Materials and Structures Systems, pp. 477-482.

Degala, S., Rizzo, P., Ramanathan, K., and Harries, K.A., 2008, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of FRP Reinforced Concrete."

Degala, S., Rizzo, P., Ramanathan, K., and Harries, K.A., 2008, "Structural Health Monitoring of CFRP Reinforced Concrete by Acoustic Emission," 5th Intl. Conf. on Adv. Composite Mat. in Bridges and Structures, ACMBS-V.

Khatri, D., Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P., 2008, "Highly Nonlinear Waves' Sensor Technology For Highway Infrastructures."

Marzani, A., Viola, E., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., and Rizzo, P., 2008, "A Semi-Analytical Finite Element Formulation for Modeling Stress Wave Propagation in Axisymmetric Damped Waveguides," J. of Sound and Vibration, vol.318, no.3, pp. 488-505.

Sabra, K., Srivastava, A., Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., and Conti, S., 2008, "Structural Health Monitoring by Extraction of Coherent Guided Waves from Diffuse Fields," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.123, no.1, EL8-EL13.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2007, "Chapter 8: Wavelet-based Unsupervised and Supervised Learning Algorithms for Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides," in Progress in Smart Materials and Structures Research, P.L. Reece, ed., NOVA publishers, pp. 227-290.

Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Cammarata, M., and Coccia, S., 2007, "Digital Signal Processing for Rail Monitoring by Ultrasonic Guided Waves," Insight - Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring, vol.49, no.6, pp. 327-332.

Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., and Fateh, M., 2007, "Non-contact rail flaw detection system: first field test."

Rizzo, P., Debdhanit, Y., Kabara, J., Zadorozhny, V., Harries, K., and Tipper, D., 2007, "Stress Wave-Based Bridge Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Networks," F. Chang, ed., pp. 1255-1261, Stanford, CA.

Rizzo, P., Sorrivi, E., Lanza, d.i., and Viola, E., 2007, "Wavelet-Based Outlier Analysis for Guided Wave Structural Monitoring: Application to Multi-wire Strands," Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol.307, no.1-2, pp. 52-68.

Bartoli, I., Marzani, A., Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Viola, E., Sorrivi, E., and Phillips, R., 2007, "SAFE modeling of waves for the structural health monitoring of prestressing tendons," Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2007.

Bartoli, L., Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Marzani, A., Sarrivi, E., and Viola, E., 2007, "Structural Health Monitoring of Strands in P/C Structures by Embedded Sensors and Ultrasonic Guided Waves," , eds., pp. 1029-1036, Catania, Italy.

Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Fateh, M., 2007, "Non-contact Ultrasonic Rail Defect Detection System. Prototype Development and Field Testing," Stanford, CA, F. Chang, ed., pp. 1223-1230.

Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Fateh, M., and Yang, T., 2007, "Non-contact Ultrasonic Rail flaw Detection," World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (SMSST07), Chongqing and Nanjing, China.

Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., and Rizzo, P., 2007, "Non-contact Rail Defect Detection: First and Second Field Tests."

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M., 2007, "Chapter 4: On-Line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection-Phase III," in Technology in Rail Transport Management, P.S. Ranade, ed..

Rizzo, P., 2006, "Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Progressively Loaded Multi-Wire Strands," Experimental Mechanics, vol.46, no.3, pp. 297-309.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2006, "Feature Extraction for Defect Detection in Strands by Guided Ultrasonic Waves," International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, vol.5, no.3, pp. 297-308.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2006, "Wavelet-based Feature Extraction for Automatic Defect Classification in Strands by Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring," International Journal of Smart Structures and Systems, vol.2, no.3, pp. 253-274.

Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Lanza, d.i., 2006, "On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection."

Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M., 2006, "Unsupervised learning algorithm for high-speed defect detection in rails by laser/air-coupled non-contact ultrasonic testing," 61742G.

Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Matt, H., Bartoli, I., Coccia, S., Salamone, S., Sorrivi, E., Marzani, A., Viola, E., Park, G., Farrar, C., Di, P.a.o.l.a., and Pirrotta, A., 2006, "Health Monitoring of Civil and Aerospace Structural Components by Guided Ultrasonic Waves," 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, CA.

Rizzo, P., Matt, H., Coccia, S., Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., Marzani, A., and Viola, E., 2006, "Guided ultrasonic waves for the inspection of structural components," XVI Convegno Italiano di Meccanica Computazionale (XVI Italian Congress of Computational Mechanics), GIMC 2006, Bologna, Italy.

Rizzo, P., Sorrivi, E., Lanza, d.i., and Viola, E., 2006, "Damage Detection in Multiwire Strands by Discrete Wavelet-based Outlier Analysis and Embedded Guided Ultrasonic Waves," 61660U.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M., 2006, "Development of a Non-contact Defect Detection System for Railroad Tracks for the US Federal Railroad Administration," 3rd European Workshop On Structural Health Monitoring, Destech Pubns Inc, Granada, Spain.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M., 2006, "Laser/Air-Coupled Hybrid Detection in Rail Tracks: Status of FRA Prototype Development at UC San Diego," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol.1943, pp. 57-64.

Matta, F., Rizzo, P., Karbhari, V., and Lanza, d.i., 2006, "Acoustic Emission Damage Assessment of Steel/CFRP Adhesive Bonds for Rehabilitation," ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction, vol.10, no.3, pp. 265-274.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "Feature Extraction for the NDE of Steel Strands with the Aid of Discrete Wavelet Transform," Albuquerque, NM.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "Ultrasonic Inspection of Multi-Wire Steel Strands with the Aid of the Wavelet Transform," Smart Materials and Structures, vol.14, no.4, pp. 685-695.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "Wavelet Coefficient Analysis for The Quantitative Determination of Damage in Tendons and Cables," M. Tomizuka, ed., pp. 863-872.

Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "Feature Extraction for High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing," Albuquerque, NM.

Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Coccia, S., Lanza, d.i., and Fateh, M., 2005, "Enhancement in Guided Wave Structural Health Monitoring by the Discrete Wavelet Processing: Application to Multi-wire Strands and Rail Tracks," F. Chang, ed., pp. 1259-1266, Stanford, CA.

Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Lanza, d.i., Coccia, S., and Fateh, M., 2005, "High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing," T. Kundu, ed., pp. 274-284.

Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Marzani, A., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "Defect Classification in Pipes by Neural Networks using Multiple Guided Ultrasonic Wave Features," ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Special Issue on the Nondestructive Evaluation of Pipeline and Vessel Structures, vol.127, no.3, pp. 294-303.

Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., and Lanza, d.i., 2005, "On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection."

Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Banerjee, S., and Mal, A., 2005, "Ultrasonic Characterization and Inspection of Open Cell Foams," ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol.131, no.11, pp. 1200-1208.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Fateh, M., Viola, E., and Pascale, G., 2005, "Non-Contact Ultrasonic Inspection of Rails and Signal Processing for Automatic Defect Detection and Classification," Insight - Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring, vol.47, no.6, pp. 346-353.

Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., and Fateh, M., 2005, "High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing," pp. 1-20.

Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., and Fateh, M., 2005, "High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, vol.1916, pp. 66-77.

Marzani, A., and Rizzo, P., 2005, "Sull'ispezione non distruttiva di sistemi di condotte metalliche."

Matt, H., Lanza, d.i., Marzani, A., Coccia, S., Oliver, J.A., Kosmatka, J.B., Rizzo, P., and Restivo, G., 2005, "A Guided-Wave System for Monitoring the Wing Skin-to-Spar Bond in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles," M. Tomizuka, ed., pp. 758-768.

Rizzo, P., 2004, "Health Monitoring of Tendons and Stay Cables for Civil Structures."

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2004, "Discrete Wavelet Transform to Improve Guided-Wave-Based Health Monitoring of Tendons And Cables," pp. 523-532.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2004, "Discrete Wavelet Transform to Improve Guided-Wave-Based Health Monitoring of Tendons and Cables," SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 8 pages, Costa Mesa, CA.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2004, "Monitoring in Cable Stays via Guided Wave Magnetostrictive Ultrasonics," Materials Evaluation, vol.62, no.10, pp. 1057-1065.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2004, "Wave Propagation in Multi-Wire Strands by Wavelet-based Laser Ultrasound," Experimental Mechanics, vol.44, no.4, pp. 407-415.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2004, "Assessment of Bond State in Lap-Shear Joints by Guided Wave Transmission Monitoring," Insight - Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring, vol.46, no.3, pp. 135-141.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2004, "Bond Integrity Assesment in Lap-Shear Joint by Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-Shear Adhesive Joints," Anaheim, CA.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2004, "Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-Shear Adhesive Joints," SEM X International Congress and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, 9 pages, Costa Mesa, CA.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2004, "Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-Shear Adhesive Joints," T. Kundu, ed., pp. 78-88.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2004, "Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-shear Adhesive Joints: case of Incident a0 Lamb Wave," The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol.115, no.1, pp. 146-156.

Lanza, d.i., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., and McNamara, J., 2004, "On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection."

Marzani, A., Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., and Benzoni, G., 2004, "Mobile Acoustic System for the Detection of Surface-Breaking Cracks in Pavements," D. Inaudi, and E. Udd, eds., pp. 98-107.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2003, "Effect of Frequency on the Acoustoelastic Response of Steel Bars," Experimental Techniques, vol.27, no.6, pp. 40-43.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2003, "Guided Waves in Steel Strands for Health Monitoring of Civil Structures," p. 105, Pittsburgh, PA.

Rizzo, P., Palmer, M.D., and Lanza, d.i., 2003, "Ultrasonic Characterization of Steel Rods for Health Monitoring of Civil Structures," pp. 75-84.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., 2003, "Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Adhesive Lap-shear Joints: Case of Incident a0 Lamb Wave," p. 20, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., and Seible, F., 2003, "Stress Measurement and Defect Detection in Steel Strands by Guided Stress Waves," ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Special Issue on NDE, vol.15, no.3, pp. 211-304.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2002, "Monitoring Steel Stay-Cables Via Ultrasonic Measurements," pp. 62-73, San Diego, CA.

2002, "Health Monitoring of Steel Strands via Ultrasonic Guided Waves," p. 132, San Diego, CA.

Cicerone, S., Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Karbhari, V., and Seible, F., 2002, ""Proof Testing and Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Stay Cables for the I-5/Gilman Bridge," Barcelona, Spain.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2001, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer Bridge Stay Cables in Large-Scale Testing," Experimental Mechanics, vol.41, no.3, pp. 282-290.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2001, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Cables for Cable-Stayed Bridges," pp. 129-138, Newport Beach, USA.

Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2001, "Acoustic emission monitoring of CFRP cables for cable-stayed bridges," pp. 314-317, Portland, OR.

Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Karbhari, V.M., and Seible, F., 2001, "Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Stay Cables During Proof Testing."

Cicerone, S., Karbhari, V.M., Rizzo, P., and Lanza, d.i., 2001, "Proof Testing of Carbon Fiber Composite Stay-Cables for the I-5/Gilman Advanced Technology Bridge," 6th seismic research workshop program, Sacramento, CA.

Lanza, d.i., and Rizzo, P., 2001, "Applications of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Aerospace and Civil Structures," 11th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Berlin.

Lanza, d.i., Rizzo, P., Karbhari, V.M., and Seible, F., 2000, "Health Monitoring of UCSD's I-5/Gilman Advanced Technology Bridge," Smart Materials Bulletin, vol.1, no.2, pp. 6-10.

Rizzo, P., 1998, "Finite Element Analysis of Laminate Composite Panels with High-Order Mixed Formulation. Laurea Thesis."

Annamdas, V.G., and Rizzo, P., "Monitoring concrete by means of embedded sensors and electromechanical impedance technique," Vol. 7647, 76471Z.

Matt, H., Bartoli, I., Salamone, S., Rizzo, P., Lanza, d.i., Park, G., and Farrar, C., "Automated Damage Detection in UAV Wing Skin-to-Spar Joints based on Outlier Analysis of Guided Wave Energy," 3rd European Workshop On Structural Health Monitoring, Granada, Spain.

Rizzo, P., 2006, "Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring," Duke University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Rizzo, P., 2006, "Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring," University of California, Davis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Rizzo, P., 2006, "Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring," University of Pittsburgh, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Rizzo, P., 2008, "Acoustic emission for civil infrastructures," Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy.

Rizzo, P., 2008, "Acoustic Emission for Civil Structures: two cases study," Department of Civil Engineering, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA.

Rizzo, P., 2008, "NDE and Structural Health Monitoring at the University of Pittsburgh," ," Department of Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.

Rizzo, P., 2009, "NDE and Structural Health Monitoring at the University of Pittsburgh: current researches and path forward," Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.

Rizzo, P., 2009, "NDE and Structural Health Monitoring at the University of Pittsburgh: current researches and path forward," DISTART, University of Bologna, Italy.

Rizzo, P., 2011, "From Sign Support Structure to Pipelines: a paradigm for the Health Monitoring of Tubular Structures," Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.

Rizzo, P., 2011, "nspection of Well-Pipes used in Unconventional Gas Sites," The University of Pittsburgh, Wesley Eckenfelder Foundation, and the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA.

Rizzo, P., 2011, "Research Opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering," School of Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy.

Rizzo, P., 2011, "The Electro-Mechanical Impedance Method," Penn State University, State College, USA.

Rizzo, P., 2012, "Use of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for NDE and Structural Health Monitoring applications," University of Arizona, Tucson.

2006, "Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring," The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Civil Engineering.

Lanza, d.i., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Salamone, S., and Rizzo, P., 2011, "Defect Detection In Objects Using Statistical Approaches," 13/121,092 (International Application No.: PCT/US2009/058442).

Rizzo, P., and Ochs, M.W., 2012, "Assessment of Dental Implants by Means of tge Electromechanical Impedance Method," 61642572.

Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P., 2012, "Method and Apparatus for Nondestructive Evaluation and Monitoring of Materials and Structures," 8,327,709 B2.