Publications

List of Publications

(bolded when Rizzo is the corresponding author; with the asterisk the students advised by Rizzo)

Patent.

  1. Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P., (2009). “Method and Apparatus for Nondestructive Evaluation and Monitoring of Materials and Structures,” Patent Application Publication US 2009/0204344 A1.

Book Chapters.

  1. Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2009). “Non-contact Rail Monitoring by Ultrasonic Guided Waves,” Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 5, Ch. 151, pp. 2397-2409, Wiley Publishers.
  2. Lanza di Scalea, F., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., Marzani, A., Sorrivi, E., and Viola, E. (2009). “Structural Health Monitoring of Multi-wire Strands,” Encyclopedia of Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 5, Ch. 151, pp. 2487-2503, Wiley Publishers.
  3. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2007). “Wavelet-based Unsupervised and Supervised Learning Algorithms for Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides,” Progress in Smart Materials and Structures Research, Ch.8, Ed. Peter L. Reece, NOVA publishers, pp. 227-290. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=4352. ISBN: 1-60021-106-2
  4. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli I. and Fateh M. (2007). “On-Line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection–Phase III”, chapter 4 of Technology in Rail Transport Management, Prabha Shastri Ranade ed., ISBN: 81-314-0785-3.

Referred Journals.

  1. 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, accepted for publication.
  2. *Cammarata, M., Rizzo, P., Dutta, and D., Sohn, H. (2010). “Application of Principal Component Analysis and Wavelet Transform to Fatigue Crack Detection in Waveguides,” Smart Structures and Systems, 6(4), pp. 349-362.
  3. Rizzo, P., *Cammarata, M., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., Salamone, S., Coccia, S., and Phillips, R. (2010). “Ultrasonic Guided Waves-Based Monitoring of Rail Head: Laboratory and field tests,” Advances in Civil Engineering, Article ID 291293, 13 pages. doi:10.1155/2010/291293.
  4. Rizzo, P. (2010). “Water and Wastewater Pipe Health Monitoring: a Review,” Advances in Civil Engineering, Article ID 818597, 13 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/818597.
  5. *Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Tajari M. (2010). “Fatigue Analysis of Overhead Sign Support Structures,” Engineering Structures, Engineering Structures, 32(6), pp. 1659-1670 (2008 Impact Factor: 1.102; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.423)
  6. *Zhu, X., Rizzo, P., Marzani, A., and Bruck, J. (2010). “Ultrasonic Guided Waves for NDE/SHM of Trusses,” Measurement Science and Technology, 21, 045701, doi: 10.1088/0957-0233/21/4/045701. (2008 Impact Factor 1.493)
  7. Rizzo, P., *Spada, A., *Degala, S., and Giambanco, G. (2010). “Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Chemically Bonded Anchors,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 29: 49–61, DOI 10.1007/s10921-010-0065-5.
  8. *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, 198, pp. 3884-3901. (2008 Impact Factor: 2.129; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.537)
  9. Rizzo, P., *Bordoni, G., Marzani, A., and Vipperman, J. (2009). “Localization of Sound Sources by Means of Unidirectional Microphones,” Measurement Science and Technology, 20, 055202 (12pp).
  10. 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, 025016 (11pp), doi:10.1088/0964-1726/18/2/025016. (2008 Impact Factor 1.743)
  11. 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, 8, No. 3, pp. 251-262. DOI 10.1177/1475921709102105
  12. *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, Issue 5, May 2009, pp. 2016-2026, Available online 5 October 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2008.08.026, doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2008.08.026.
  13. Rizzo, P., (2008). “Development of an Undergraduate Course on NDT,” Materials Evaluation, Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 914-915.
  14. Marzani, A., Viola, E., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Rizzo, P. (2008). “A Semi-Analytical Finite Element Formulation for Modeling Stress Wave Propagation in Axisymmetric Damped Waveguides,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 318 No. 3, pp. 488-505, Available online 3 June 2008.
  15. Sabra, K., Srivastava, A., Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, Issue 1, pp. EL8-EL13.
  16. Rizzo, P., Sorrivi, E., Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, pp. 52-68.
  17. 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.
  18. Matta, F., Rizzo, P., Karbhari, V., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (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.
  19. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (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.
  20. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, No. 1943, pp. 57-64.
  21. Rizzo, P., (2006). “Ultrasonic Wave Propagation in Progressively Loaded Multi-Wire Strands”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 297-309.
  22. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2006). “Discrete Wavelet Transform for Enhancing Defect Detection in Strands by Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 297-308.
  23. Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., 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.
  24. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (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.
  25. Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Marzani A., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (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.
  26. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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.
  27. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, No. 1916, pp. 66-77.
  28. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2004). “Monitoring in Cable Stays via Guided Wave Magnetostrictive Ultrasonics”, Materials Evaluation, Vol. 62, No. 10, pp. 1057-1065.
  29. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2004). “Wave Propagation in Multi-Wire Strands by Wavelet-based Laser Ultrasound”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 44(4), pp. 407-415.
  30. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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.
  31. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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 (1), pp. 146-156.
  32. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2003). “Effect of the Frequency on the Acoustoelastic Response of Steel Bars”, Experimental Techniques, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 40-43.
  33. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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 (3), pp. 211-304.
  34. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2001). “Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Carbon-Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer Bridge Stay Cables in Large-Scale Testing”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 41(3), pp. 282-290.
  35. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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 (2), pp. 6-10.

Conference Papers.

  1. Rizzo, P., Marzani, A., De Marchi, L, Speciale, N., and *Han, J. (2010). “Natural materials characterization via an ultrasonic wave-based optimization scheme,” SEMC 2010, 4th Intl. Conf. on Structural Engineering, Mechanics And Computation, Cape Town, South Africa, 6-8 September 2010.
  2. Zhu, X., J., 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, June 29th – July 2nd 2010, Sorrento, Italy.
  3. *Annamdas, V.G.M, Rizzo, P. (2010). “Monitoring concrete by means of embedded sensors and electromechanical impedance technique,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 17th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials –Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010, edited by Masayoshi Tomizuka, Chung-Bang Yun, Victor Giurgiutiu, Jerome P. Lynch, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7647, 76471Z • © 2010 SPIE • CCC code: 0277-786X/10/$18 • doi: 10.1117/12.847687, 76471Z-1.
  4. *Zhu, X. and Rizzo, P., Bruck, J. (2010). “Guided waves for SHM of a large truss structure,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 17th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2010, edited by Tribikram Kundu, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7650, 76500O • © 2010 SPIE • CCC code: 0277-786X/10/$18 • doi: 10.1117/12.847335
  5. *Ni, X., *Garden, R., and Rizzo, P. (2010). “Laser induced Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for structural NDE,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 17th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials –, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010, edited by Masayoshi Tomizuka, Chung-Bang Yun, Victor Giurgiutiu, Jerome P. Lynch, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7647, 76470S.
  6. *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, 19-23 Oct. 2009, Columbus, OH, CD-ROM.
  7. *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, in press.
  8. Marzani, A., De Marchi, L., 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, in press.
  9. Rizzo, P., *Spada, A., and Giambanco, G. (2009). “SHM of Chemically Bonded Anchors by means of Acoustic Emission,” Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Ed. F.-K. Chang, Stanford, CA, September 9-11, in press.
  10. *Ni, X., *Garden, R., and Rizzo, P. (2009). “Novel Actuator Based on the Stress Wave Propagation in Highly Nonlinear Materials,” Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Ed. F.-K. Chang, Stanford, CA, September 9-11, in press.
  11. *Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Bruck, J. (2009). “Fatigue Analysis of Overhead Sign Support Structures,” Western Pennsylvania Transp. Res. Forum, June 17, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA, CD-ROM.
  12. Rizzo, P., *Bordoni, G., and Marzani, A. (2009). “Use of Unidirectional Microphones and Signal Processing for the Localization of Sound Sources,” Proceedings of SPIE’s Defense, Security, and Sensing 2009, 13 - 17 April 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7336, 73361F; DOI:10.1117/12.819271.
  13. Annamdas, V.G.M*, Rizzo, P. (2009). “Influence of the excitation frequency in the electromechanical impedance method for SHM applications,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 16th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7293, 72930V; DOI:10.1117/12.815366.
  14. Rizzo, P., *Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, (2009). “Outlier Analysis and Principal Component Analysis to Detect Fatigue Cracks in Waveguides,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 16th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7295, 72950S (2009); DOI:10.1117/12.815512.
  15. Ni*, X., Rizzo, P., and Daraio, C. (2009). “Novel Sensor Technology for NDE of Concrete,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 16th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7292, 729218; DOI:10.1117/12.815510.
  16. Khatri, D., Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P. (2009). “Coupling of Highly Nonlinear Waves with Linear Elastic Media,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 16th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7292, 72920P; DOI:10.1117/12.817574, Online Publication Date: 30 March 2009.
  17. Rizzo, P., *Kacin, J., *Annamdas, V.G.M., and Bruck, J. (2008). “Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles,” Western Pennsylvania Transp. Res. Forum, June 4, 2008, Pittsburgh, PA, CD-ROM.
  18. *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, accepted.
  19. *Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, H., Rizzo, P., Harries, K.A., (2008). “Advanced Signal Processing for Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides,” IABMAS08, 4th Intl. Conf. on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, July 13-17, 2008, Seoul, Korea, accepted.
  20. 15. *Cammarata, M., Dutta, D., Sohn, H., Rizzo, P., Harries, K.A., (2008). “Advanced Ultrasonic Structural Monitoring of Waveguides,” 3rd CIMTEC Intl. Conf. on Smart Materials and Structures Systems, Advances in Science and Technology, Emboding Intelligence in Structures and Integrated Systems, Vol. 56, pp. 477-482, http://www.scientific.net/3-908158-13-3/477/.
  21. Degala, S., Rizzo, P., Ramanathan, K., and Harries, K.A., (2008). “Acoustic Emission Monitoring of FRP Reinforced Concrete,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 15th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE 6935, 69351G, 11 pages.
  22. Khatri, D., Daraio, C., and Rizzo, P. (2008). “Highly Nonlinear Waves’ Sensor Technology For Highway Infrastructures,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 15th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace System, Proc. SPIE 6934, 69340U, 8 pages.
  23. Rizzo, P., Debdhanit, Y., Kabara, J., Zadorozhny, V., Harries, K., and Tipper, D. (2007). “Stress Wave-Based Bridge Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Networks,” Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring: Advancements and Challenges for Implementation, Ed. F.-K. Chang, Stanford, CA, September 11-13, 1255-1261.
  24. Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., and Fateh, M. (2007). “Non-contact Ultrasonic Rail Defect Detection System. Prototype Development and Field Testing,” Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring: Advancements and Challenges for Implementation, Ed. F.-K. Chang, Stanford, CA, September 11-13, 1223-1230.
  25. Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Marzani, A., Sorrivi, E., and Viola, E., “Structural Health Monitoring of Strands in P/C Structures by Embedded Sensors and Ultrasonic Guided Waves,” Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures Conference (Framcos), Vol.2: Design, Assessment and retrofitting of RC Structures, Carpinteri, Gambarova, Ferro and Plizzaril, eds., Catania, Italy, pp. 1029-1036, 2007.
  26. Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., Fateh, M., Yang, T-L. (2007). “Non-contact Ultrasonic Rail flaw Detection,” Transformative Application of Smart Sensor Technology in Health Monitoring, World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (SMSST07), Chongqing and Nanjing, China, May 22-27.
  27. Bartoli, I., Marzani, A., Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., and Viola, E. (2007). “SAFE Modeling of Elastic Waves in Axis-Symmetric Waveguides,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 14th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6532, to appear.
  28. Matt, H. M., Bartoli, I., Salamone, S., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Rizzo, P. (2007). “Enhanced Passive and Active Damage Detection by Directional Guided-Wave Piezocomposite Transducers,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 14th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6529, to appear.
  29. Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Fateh, M. (2007) “Non-contact rail flaw detection system: first field test,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 14th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6529, to appear
  30. Rizzo, P., Matt, H., Coccia, S., Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, June 26-28.
  31. Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Matt, H., Bartoli, I., Coccia, S., Salamone, S., Sorrivi, E., Marzani, A., Viola, E., Park, G., Farrar, C., Di Paola, M., 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 11-13 July, 2006.
  32. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M., “Development of a Non-contact Defect Detection System for Railroad Tracks for the US Federal Railroad Administration”, THIRD EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING, July, 5th-7th, 2006 Granada (Spain).
  33. Matt, H., Bartoli, I., Salamone, S., Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Park, G., and Farrar, C., “Automated Damage Detection in UAV Wing Skin-to-Spar Joints based on Outlier Analysis of Guided Wave Energy”, THIRD EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING, July, 5th-7th, 2006 Granada (Spain).
  34. Rizzo, P., Sorrivi, E., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Viola, E. (2006). “Damage Detection in Multiwire Strands by Discrete Wavelet-based Outlier Analysis and Embedded Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 13th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6166, p 61660U.
  35. Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Lanza di Scalea, F., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M. (2006). “Unsupervised learning algorithm for high-speed defect detection in rails by laser/air-coupled non-contact ultrasonic testing”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 13th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6174, p 61742G.
  36. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Fateh, M. (2006). “Laser/Air-Coupled Hybrid Non-Contact System for Defect Detection in Rail Tracks: Status of FRA Prototype Development at UC San Diego”, Proceeding of the 85th Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Board.
  37. Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Coccia, S., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Fateh, M. (2005). “Enhancement in Guided Wave Structural Health Monitoring by the Discrete Wavelet Processing: Application to Multi-wire Strands and Rail Tracks”, Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring: Advancements and Challenges for Implementation, Ed. F.-K. Chang, Stanford, CA, September 12-14, pp. 1259-1266.
  38. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2005). “Wavelet Coefficient Analysis for The Quantitative Determination of Damage in Tendons and Cables”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 12th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Ed. Masayoshi Tomizuka, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5765, pp. 863-872.
  39. Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., Coccia, S., and Fateh, M. (2005). “High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 10th Annual International Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation Health Monitoring and Diagnostics – Health Monitoring and Smart Nondestructive Evaluation of Structural and Biological Systems IV, Ed. Tribikram Kundu, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5768, pp. 274-284.
  40. Matt, H., Lanza di Scalea, F., 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”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 12th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Ed. Masayoshi Tomizuka, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5765, pp. 758-768.
  41. Lanza di Scalea, F., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P. and Fateh, M. (2005). “High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing”, Proceeding of the 84th Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Board, CD-ROM, pp. 1-20.
  42. 25. Lanza di Scalea, F., 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, June 7-10, Costa Mesa, CA, (on CD-ROM).
  43. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (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, June 7-10, Costa Mesa, CA, (on CD-ROM).
  44. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2004). “Discrete Wavelet Transform to Improve Guided-Wave-Based Health Monitoring of Tendons And Cables”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 11th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5391, pp. 523-532.
  45. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., (2004). “Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-Shear Adhesive Joints,” Proceedings of SPIE’s 11th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Health Monitoring and Smart NDE of Structural and Biological Systems, edited by Tribikram Kundu, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5394, pp. 78-88.
  46. Marzani, A., Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Benzoni, G., (2004). “Mobile Acoustic System for the Detection of Surface-Breaking Cracks in Pavements”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 9th Annual International Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation Health Monitoring and Diagnostics – Smart Sensor Technology and Measurement System, edited by Eric Udd, Daniele Inaudi, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5384, 98-107.
  47. Rizzo, P., Palmer, M.D., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2003). “Ultrasonic Characterization of Steel Rods for Health Monitoring of Civil Structures”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 10th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures and Highways, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 5057, pp. 75-84.
  48. Cicerone, S., Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Karbhari, V., and Seible, F., (2002). "Proof Testing and Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Stay Cables for the I-5/Gilman Bridge", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2002), Barcelona, Spain (CD-ROM).
  49. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2002). “Monitoring Steel Stay-Cables Via Ultrasonic Measurements”, Proceedings of SPIE’s 9th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials – Smart Systems for Bridges, Structures and Highways, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 4696, pp. 62-73, San Diego, CA.
  50. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2001). “Acoustic emission monitoring of CFRP cables for cable-stayed bridges”, Proceeding of the SEM annual conference on Experimental Mechanics, Portland OR, pp. 314-317.
  51. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F. (2001). “Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Cables for Cable-Stayed Bridges”, Proceedings 1. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2005). “Feature Extraction for the NDE of Steel Strands with the Aid of Discrete Wavelet Transform”, Proceedings of the ASNT 14th Annual Research Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, Mar. 14-18, CD-ROM. of SPIE, Health monitoring and management of civil infrastructure systems, Newport Beach, USA, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 4337, 6-8 March, Newport Beach, CA, pp. 129-138.

Conference presentations (Papers not Required).

  1. Rizzo, P., and Bordoni, G. (2008). “A novel approach for the localization of sound sources,” 156th ASA Meeting, Miami, November 2008, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 124(4):2491, 2008 Oct.
  2. Rizzo, P., Khatri, D., and Daraio, C. (2008). “Ultrasonic wave generation by means of highly nonlinear waves’ sensor technology,” 156th ASA Meeting, Miami, November 2008, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 124(4):2491, 2008 Oct.
  3. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2005). “Feature Extraction for the NDE of Steel Strands with the Aid of Discrete Wavelet Transform”, Proceedings of the ASNT 14th Annual Research Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, Mar. 14-18, CD-ROM.
  4. Rizzo, P., Bartoli, I., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2005). “Feature Extraction for High-speed Defect Detection in Rails by Non-contact Guided Ultrasonic Testing”, Proceedings of the ASNT 14th Annual Research Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, Mar. 14-18, CD-ROM.
  5. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., (2004). “Bond Integrity Assesment in Lap-Shear Joint by Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Lap-Shear Adhesive Joints,” Proceedings of ASME 2004, ASME 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and R&D Expo, Anaheim, CA, Nov 13-19.
  6. Lanza di Scalea, F., Rizzo, P., and Marzani, A., (2003). “Propagation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Adhesive Lap-shear Joints: Case of Incident a0 Lamb Wave”, Proceedings of the ASNT Fall Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 15-18, p. 20.
  7. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2003). “Guided Waves in Steel Strands for Health Monitoring of Civil Structures”, Proceedings of the ASNT Fall Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 15-18, p. 105.
  8. Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2002). “Health Monitoring of Steel Strands via Ultrasonic Guided Waves”, Proceedings of the ASNT Fall Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov. 4-8, p. 132.
  9. Cicerone, S., Karbhari, V.M., Rizzo, P., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2001). “Proof Testing of Carbon Fiber Composite Stay-Cables for the I-5/Gilman Advanced Technology Bridge”, 6th seismic research workshop program, Sacramento, CA, 12th –13th June.
  10. Lanza di Scalea, F., and Rizzo, P., (2001). “Applications of Ultrasonic Guided Waves in Aerospace and Civil Structures”, 11th International Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization of Materials, Berlin.

Technical Reports and Others.

  1. *Zhu, P., Rizzo, P., and *Tajari, M. (2010). Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles – Task 4, Year 2 Report, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Contract No. 519691-PIT 008, University of Pittsburgh.
  2. *Kacin, J., Rizzo, P., and Annamdas, V.G.M. (2009). Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles – Tasks 2-3, Year 1 Report, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Contract No. 519691-PIT 008, University of Pittsburgh.
  3. Rizzo, P., Annamdas, V.G.M., and Kacin, J., (2008). Sensing Technology for Damage Assessment of Sign Supports and Cantilever Poles – Task 1, Draft Interim Report, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Contract No. 519691-PIT 008, University of Pittsburgh.
  4. Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., Lanza di Scalea, F., and Rizzo, P., (2007). Non-contact Rail Defect Detection: First and Second Field Tests, Technical Report No. SSRP-07/15, University of California, San Diego.
  5. Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., Bartoli, I., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2006). On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection – Prototype Assembling and Field Testing, Technical Report No. SSRP-06/17, University of California, San Diego.
  6. Rizzo, P., Coccia, S., and Lanza di Scalea, F., (2005). On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection, Final Report-Phase III, Technical Report No. SSRP-05/04, University of California, San Diego.
  7. Marzani, A., and Rizzo, P., (2005). “Sull’ispezione non distruttiva di sistemi di condotte metalliche”, Rassegna del CTA, Anno III, No. 6-7, (in Italian).
  8. Lanza di Scalea, F., Bartoli, I., Rizzo, P., and McNamara, J., (2004). On line High-Speed Rail Defect Detection, Final Report-Part 1, DOT/FRA/ORD-04/16.
  9. Rizzo, P., (2004). Health Monitoring of Tendons and Stay Cables for Civil Structures. PhD Dissertation.
  10. Rizzo, P., Lanza di Scalea, F., Karbhari, V.M., and Seible F., (2001). Acoustic Emission Monitoring of CFRP Stay Cables During Proof Testing, Technical Report SSRP-2001/03, University of California, San Diego.
  11. Rizzo, P., (1998). Finite Element Analysis of Laminate Composite Panels with High-Order Mixed Formulation. Laurea Thesis, University of Palermo, Italy. (in Italian).

Invited Presentations.

  1. 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 “G. Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, September 25, 2009.
  2. Rizzo, P. (2009). “NDE and Structural Health Monitoring at the University of Pittsburgh: current researches and path forward,” DISTART, University of Bologna, Italy, September 24, 2009.
  3. Rizzo, P. (2008). “Acoustic Emission for Civil Structures: two cases study,” Department of Civil Engineering, University of Miami, Pittsburgh, USA, November 2008.
  4. Rizzo, P. (2008). “NDE and Structural Health Monitoring at the University of Pittsburgh,” Department of Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, October 10, 2008.
  5. Rizzo, P. (2008). “Acoustic emission for civil infrastructures,” Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy, June 20, 2008.
  6. 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, January 30, 2006.
  7. Rizzo, P. (2006). “Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring”, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Civil Engineering, February 21, 2006.
  8. Rizzo, P. (2006). “Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring”, Duke University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, February 23, 2006.
  9. Rizzo, P. (2006). “Wavelet-based unsupervised and supervised learning algorithms for ultrasonic structural health monitoring”, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, March 22, 2006.