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DFI Educational Trust Awards 11 Scholarships to Students Pursuing Careers in Civil and Geotechnical Engineering

The DFI Educational Trust recently awarded 11 scholarships totaling $38,750 to students pursuing careers in civil and geotechnical engineering. The scholarships went to the following recipients. LANGAN Engineering & Environmental Services Legacy Scholarship Fund ($6,250 each) Yaser Zafari, graduate student, is the recipient of the Bernard F. Langan Scholarship at Purdue University. Kim Hertz, graduate […]

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DFI Announces New Foundation Reuse Committee – Andrew Boeckmann Named Chair

Andrew Boeckmann DFI announces the formation of the Foundation Reuse Committee, which had been a task force under the DFI Subsurface Characterization for Deep Foundations Committee. The  mission of the new committee is to reduce impediments to foundation reuse through outreach, promotion of technical advancements, and development of guidance documents and specifications. The committee chair

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DFI Announces New Student Engagement Committee – Chris Woods Named Chair

Chris Woods DFI announces the formation of a Student Engagement Committee. The committee, with support from DFI Educational Trust, will develop consistent student opportunities and experiences that raise awareness of career opportunities in our industry, grow interest in DFI and provide members the opportunity to interact with prospective employees at school and DFI events. “DFI

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Registration Is Open for DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 7–10 in Colorado

Join more than 1,000 geotechnical professionals this fall at DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI49), being held October 7–10, at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado. Registration is open to attend, exhibit and sponsor the conference at www.dfi-events.org/dfi49. The goal of this international conference is to create a forum for

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Nominations Being Accepted for DFI 2024 Awards and Lectures

DFI is accepting nominations for its 2024 awards and lectures, which showcase and celebrate the achievements and contributions of individuals, teams and companies in the deep foundations industry. The deadline is April 15, to submit nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Project Award, Distinguished Service Award, C. William Bermingham Innovation Award, and Ben C. Gerwick Award

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DFI Educational Trust Awards Stanley Merjan and George J. Tamaro Civil Engineering Scholarships

Merjan scholarship recipients Courtney Grinnel, Justin Lin and Meri Stojanova. Tamaro scholarship recipients Daniel Angel, Amadeusz Biela, Orlando Blanco, Samantha Perricelli and Emily Specht. Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded scholarships from the Stanley Merjan City College of New York (CCNY) Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund and the George

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DFI Announces New Board of Trustee Members

The newly elected trustees are Silas Nichols, P.E., Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Office of Infrastructure, and Kathryn Petek, Ph.D., P.E., Shannon & Wilson. Nichols is the principal geotechnical engineer for the FHWA’s Office of Infrastructure responsible for providing leadership and direction for the FHWA National Geotechnical Team through policy support, technical developments and coordination with

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DFI Hosting 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations: October 7-10, in Aurora, Colorado

Abstracts Being Accepted Until January 8 Abstracts are being accepted until Monday, January 8, for original technical papers and panel sessions for DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI49), being held October 7-10, in Aurora, Colorado. The conference venue is Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, 7 mi (11 km) from the Denver International

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