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DFI Journal, Volume 16, Issue 2 Published

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces the availability of a new edition of the DFI Journal, a peer-reviewed publication of high-quality technical papers. DFI Journal: Volume 16, Issue 2 includes winning and runner-up papers from DFI’s 2022 Student Paper Competition, papers generated as part of DFI’s technical committee projects, and excellent research and case study contributions

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DFI Educational Trust Awards 15 Scholarships to Students Pursuing Careers in Deep Foundations

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded 15 scholarships totaling $50,000 to students pursuing careers in civil and geotechnical engineering. The DFI Educational Trust manages 19 scholarship programs funded by endowments, donations and fundraising events. Since 2006, the Trust has awarded $1.9 million in scholarships to at least 500

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Registration Open for DFI-COPRI New York City Ports and Engineering Seminar March 16 in Brooklyn, New York

Registration is open for the DFI-COPRI New York City Ports and Engineering Seminar being held March 16 at New York University Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn. The full day of learning and networking features speakers and presentations about projects in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. Focus is on a variety of topics including

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DFI Educational Trust Awards Inaugural Clyde N. Baker, Jr. Foundation Engineering Scholarship

Firas Janabi, Ph.D. The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded the first Clyde N. Baker, Jr. Foundation Engineering Scholarship. The recipient of the $5,000 award is Firas Janabi, a Ph.D. candidate in geotechnical engineering at Purdue University. The fund, which honors Baker’s contributions to the deep foundations industry,

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Maurice Bottiau to Deliver John Mitchell Lecture at DFI-EFFC International Conference May 18-20 in Berlin

Maurice Bottiau Maurice Bottiau, managing director of Franki Foundations Belgium, is presenting the 12th John Mitchell Lecture at the DFI-EFFC International Conference on Deep Foundations and Ground Improvement: Smart Construction for the Future being held May 18-20, 2022, in Berlin. This lecture honors the memory of John Mitchell, killed in a tragic job site accident,

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Matthew Glisson, P.E., Joins DFI as Director of Technical Activities

Matthew Glisson, P.E. DFI announces that Matthew Glisson, P.E., is joining the institute as the director of technical activities, starting February 14. In this role, he will liaise with the technical committee chairs to ensure that DFI’s technical programs are high quality, accurate and relevant to current industry practice and needs. These programs include committee

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DFI Educational Trust Awards Nine Scholarships to Students Pursuing Careers in Deep Foundations

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, recently awarded nine scholarships to students pursuing careers in civil and geotechnical engineering. The DFI Educational Trust manages 19 scholarship programs funded by endowments, donations and fundraising events. Since 2006, the Trust has awarded $1.25 million in scholarships to more than 400 students studying

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