Principal Investigator

Professor Lantagne
Contact Info:
Lantagne Group
Curtis Hall
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Tel: 617.549.1586
Tel: 617.627.3211
Fax: 617.627.3994
Email Professor
Daniele Lantagne
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Adjunct Faculty, Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine


2011 Ph.D. in Infectious Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
2001 M.Eng. in Environmental Engineering , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1996 S.B. in Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Daniele's research aims to reduce the burden of infectious diseases by investigating and evaluating the effectiveness of water and sanitation interventions in low-income countries and emergency contexts. Her implementation-based research includes laboratory, field-based, and policy aspects. Since 2000, she has provided technical assistance to, and evaluation of, water treatment programs in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, and Central/South America.

Professional Positions

  • July 2010 - July 2012
    Sustainability Science Fellow, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA
  • July 2010 - present
    Principal, Lancon Consulting, Somerville, MA
  • May 2003 - July 2010
    Public Health Engineer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
  • Sept. 2001 - June 2003
    Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • May 1997 - Sept. 2000
    Programs Director, Ipswich River Watershed Association, Ipswich, MA
  • Sept. 1996 - May 1997
    Engineer, Louis Berger & Associates, Florham Park, NJ

Service Memberships

  • Technical Advisor, Potters for Peace
  • Board of Directors, SpringHealth
  • WEF Disinfection & Public Health Conference Co-chair, 2009, 2011, 2013

Professional Registrations

  • Professional Engineer (PE), Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Courses Taught

  • Engineering in Emergencies (EN-1)
  • Public Health Engineering (CEE-52)
  • Field Methods for Global Health (CEE-150)