David Lattanzi

Assistant Professor, Structural Engineering
Telephone: (703) 993-1675
Fax: (703) 993-9790
Email: dlattanz@gmu.edu
1406 Nguyen Engineering Building


  • PhD, Structural Engineering, University of Washington, 2013
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, 2013
  • MS, Structural Engineering, Tufts University, 2005
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Tufts University, 2003


Structural engineering


Structural health monitoring, robotic inspection systems, artificial intelligence applications in civil engineering, computer vision, post-disaster triage assessment.

Selected Publications:

D. Lattanzi and G. Miller, “Robust Automated Concrete Damage Detection Algorithms for Field Applications”, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. ASCE, Accepted 2012.

D. Lattanzi and G. Miller, “A Computational Framework for Next Generation Bridge Inspection”, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 2012

P. Obrien, M. Eberhard, O. Haraldsson, A. Irfanoglu, D. Lattanzi, S. Lauer, and S. Pujol, “Measures of the Seismic Vulnerability of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Haiti”, Earthquake Spectra, October 2011, Vol. 27, No. S1, pp. S373-S386.

B. Brenner, M. Sanayei, D. Lattanzi, and E. Bell, “Evaluation of Highway Bridge Strength Considering Parapets,” Bridge Structures, 2005, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 273-280.

D. Lattanzi and T. Leech, “Erection of the James Rumsey Bridge – A Case Study in Long Span Steel Girder Erection”, ASCE Metropolitan Section Seminars, Spring 2006.

B. Brenner, M. Sanayei, D. Lattanzi, and E. Bell, “Defining A Baseline Model for Bridge Analysis and Design”, Conference Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board, January 2006.

D. Barnes and D. Lattanzi, “Suspension Bridges of New England”, Civil Engineering Practice, Spring/Summer 2005, pp. 19-36.