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Ali successfully defends his PhD!

Posted: May 2, 2018 at 4:38 pm

Congratulations to Ali Khaloo for defending his PhD dissertation!

LRG wins Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering Award

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 2:09 pm

Ali and Dave were just awarded the Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering Best Paper award for 2017, for their paper “Hierarchical dense structure-from-motion reconstructions for infrastructure condition assessment“.

LRG awarded ONR grant

Posted: November 20, 2017 at 11:56 am

Dr. Lattanzi was recently awarded a new grant from the Office of Naval Research: “High-dimensional Life-Cycle Modeling for Naval Survey Assessments”. Work is planned to start in January. Check the research projects pages for more details.

LRG featured in Civil Engineering Magazine

Posted: October 2, 2017 at 11:53 am, Last Updated: November 20, 2017 at 3:20 pm

LRG’s research work (in particular the digital twin initiative) were recently featured in the September edition of ASCE’s Civil Engineering Magazine, in the article “Visualizing Infrastructure”. If you have an ASCE account, you can read the article HERE.  

Dr. Lattanzi goes to IWSHM

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 3:05 pm, Last Updated: November 20, 2017 at 3:19 pm

Dr. Lattanzi recently presented recent LRG work at the 2017 International Workshop for Structural Health Monitoring. The title of the paper and talk was “Integrating 3D Computer Vision and Robotic Infrastructure Inspection”. You can read more about this work HERE.

Bahman departs for FHWA

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 3:08 pm, Last Updated: February 2, 2017 at 3:10 pm

Congratulations to Bahman for successfully defending his thesis and accepting a position as a bridge engineer with FHWA. The LRG team will definitely miss Bahman’s “unique” contributions to the group, and we wish him nothing but the best.

LRG heading to IWCCE this June

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 3:06 pm, Last Updated: February 2, 2017 at 3:09 pm

Congrats to Ali, Achyuthan, and Bahman for their accepted papers to the upcoming International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering. Should be a strong showing for the LRG team. More information about IWCCE (great conference) can be found here:

Ali, Dave, and Dave survive I-Corps

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 3:05 pm, Last Updated: February 2, 2017 at 3:11 pm

Ali Khaloo, Dave Lattanzi, and David Perkins recently completed the National I-Corps “Teams” program as Team 876: Arcus Analytics. Despite the stress and sleepless nights, the team was able to finish as one of the strongest teams in the cohort (108 interviews!). Ali, who served as the team lead, has earned some sleep.

Dr. Lattanzi at ASHE 2016

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 12:00 pm, Last Updated: May 26, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Dr. Lattanzi was invited to speak last week (5/20/16) at the American Society of Highway Engineers National Conference. His talk was titled “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with Applications in Bridge Inspection and Surveying”.

Ali and JR at ICSDEC

Posted: May 26, 2016 at 11:55 am, Last Updated: May 26, 2016 at 11:56 am

Ali and JR presented their findings at the 2016 International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering, and Construction. Ali’s presentation was on “Exploring computer vision inspection techniques through data mining of the visual NEESHub”. JR’s presentation was “A Machine Learning Approach to Bridge Prototyping”.