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Keynote Speaker Announced for DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations October 7-10 in Colorado

Barbara Jackson, DFI49 Keynote Speaker Barbara Jackson, Ph.D., FDBIA, CEO and president of Barbara Jackson LLC, is the keynote speaker for the opening plenary session at DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations (DFI49). The international conference is being held October 7–10, at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado. Her presentation is […]

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DFI Trustee David Paul Receives USSD Lifetime Achievement Award

David Paul, P.E. DFI Trustee David Paul, P.E., Paul GeoTek Engineering, was awarded the United States Society on Dams (USSD) 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award at a special event in April. The award honors an individual whose lifetime of dedication and achievement has contributed significantly to the dam engineering profession through their leadership, inspiration and technical

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DFI Announces 2024-2025 Traveling Lecturer Matthew E. Meyer, P.E., BC.GE

Matthew E. Meyer, P.E., BC.GE Matthew E. Meyer, P.E., BC.GE, principal at Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, has been selected as the 2024-2025 Traveling Lecturer. A well-known geotechnical expert with more than 29 years of experience, Meyer will travel and present a series of lectures to university students, professional groups and industry associations. He is

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DFI and DFI Middle East Participating in the International Geotechnical Innovation Conference in Saudi Arabia

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), specifically its Middle East chapter, is a strategic partner for the International Geotechnical Innovation Conference (IGIC 2024), taking place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, next week on May 6-7, 2024. The theme of the conference is a New Era of Sustainable Geotechnics in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). DFI Middle East officer,

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Registration Is Open for DFI’s S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization

Registration is open for S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization being held August 6-8 in Aurora, Colorado. “The conference has grown over the years to be one of DFI’s flagship events,” says Theresa Engler, DFI executive director. “The two-and-a-half-day conference brings together hundreds of industry professionals focused on the practical application of deep foundations and ground improvement techniques

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DFI Educational Trust Accepting Scholarship Applications for Students Pursuing a Career in Deep Foundations – Submission Deadline May 15

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, is accepting online applications April 1–May 15, for the Trust’s At-Large Scholarship program, Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund and Goble Rausche Likins Scholarship Fund. Applications and eligibility and submission requirements for all three scholarship programs are online at www.dfitrust.org. At-Large Scholarships

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Applications Being Accepted for DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations Professional Development Grants – Submission Deadline May 15

2023 Women in Deep Foundations Professional Development Grant Recipients The DFI Educational Trust, through the DFI Women in Deep Foundations Committee Fund, is awarding Women in Deep Foundations (WiDF) Professional Development Grants of $1,750 each to women involved in design or construction of deep foundations. Applications are being accepted online April 1– May 15. Recipients

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DFI Annual Student and Young Professor Paper Competitions Call for Papers Extended Until Friday, March 15

2023 Student Paper Competition Award Recipient Lin Huang, Ph.D. DFI and the DFI Educational Trust have extended the deadline to submit abstracts for the annual Student Paper Competition and Young Professor Paper Competition. The new due date for abstract submissions is Friday, March 15. Full-time, entry-level faculty members of an accredited college or university engaged

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