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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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Registration Open for Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar April 27-28 in Kansas

Registration is open for the second Helical Piles-Tiebacks-Anchors Tradeshow and Educational Seminar. The event is being held on April 27-28, 2022, at the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame in Bonner Springs, Kansas. The event is being hosted by Helical Pile World (HPW) and DFI to showcases the helical pile and tieback industry’s dedication

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

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 J. Tamaro Manhattan College Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. Three CCNY students each received $5,000 awards from the Stanley Merjan City College of New York

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DFI Announces Scott A. Jacobs as New Co-chair of Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group

Scott A. Jacobs, P.E. Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces Scott A. Jacobs, P.E., of Keller, is the new co-chair of the Working Platforms Industry-Wide Working Group. He joins co-chair, Terence Holman, Ph.D., P.E., Geosyntec Consultants, and takes over for Paul Gildea, P.E., Langan Engineering and Environmental Services. Jacobs is a senior engineer for Keller supporting

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