DFI Traveling Lecturer

The DFI Traveling Lecturer is a prominent industry expert selected annually to travel and present a series of lectures to university students, professional groups and industry associations. The program promotes the field of geotechnical engineering and deep foundation construction by encouraging students to explore a career in the deep foundations industry, providing information on topics of interest to members of the industry, and raising awareness of how DFI and its activities support the industry. The lecture series runs from September 1 - August 31.

The 2018-2019 DFI Traveling Lecturer

John R. Wolosick, P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE

John R. Wolosick is director of engineering for Hayward Baker Inc., Atlanta, Georgia. From this home base, he works on projects all across the U.S. Wolosick has more than 39 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and contracting, and has authored more than 35 technical papers. Wolosick is the recipient of the 2008 ASCE Geo-Institute Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award. He is the immediate past president of DFI (2014-2016) and former co-chair of the ADSC/DFI Micropile committee (2004-2007). He served as a member of the ASCE Earth Retaining Structures committee for 30 years and is past chair of the ASCE Georgia Section Geotechnical Committee (2003-2005). Wolosick was named the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers 'Engineer of the Year - Industry' in 2017. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2018-2019 Traveling Lecturer Series

Isherwood Geostructural Engineers
Stabilization of the Bluffs at Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, France,
September 25, 2018

University of Arkansas Department of Civil Engineering
Micropile Foundations for Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
January 24, 2019

ASCE Geo-Institute Graduate Student Chapter at University of Texas, Austin.
Micropile Foundations for Spallation Neutron Source (SNS), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
February 8, 2019

DFI-ASCE Pittsburgh Section
Foundation Remediation Using Micropiles and Low Mobility Grouting (LMG) at Sandy Cove Condominium, Barbados
February 28, 2019
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GeoCarolinas Chapter of the Geo-Institute
Stabilization Work from Normandy Beach in France at Pointe du Hoc
March 4-5, 2019
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ASCE IL Section Geo-Institute
Repair of National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Using Micropiles, Bowling Green, Kentucky
March 12, 2019
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign DFI Student Chapter
Topic TBD
March 13, 2019

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