Testing and Evaluation Committee

Anna Sellountou-Rausche, Ph.D., P.E., Chair

A committee of industry-wide professionals involved in the use, understanding and advancement of instrumentation, monitoring and testing methods for the inspection construction and integrity and capacity analysis of deep foundation systems.

Its mission statement is: This committee is concerned with the activities associated with testing, evaluation and monitoring of deep foundations and excavations, and brings together DFI members to find common ground and create a shared vision and a consensus voice for the continual advancement in the deep foundation industry of these activities.

The committee meets by conference call the last Wednesday of each month at 11 am Eastern Time. In addition, the committee meets in person several times each year, including during the DFI Annual Conference and the DFI SuperPile Conference. The committee is associated with other societies and committees including ASTM subcommittee D18.11, PDCA Technical Committee, Deep Foundation Committee of the Geo-Institute, AASHTO T-15, TRB committee AFS30 and ACI.
Recent News
5/6/2021 The committee will be meeting at #SuperPile21 in Philadelphia on Wednesday, June 23 from 1:00-2:00PM eastern. Please join us.
5/6/2021 Mark your calendars for the next two installments of the ITS Money Webinar Series and learn how Increased Testing Saves Money! DFI Members and government employees can attend free of charge. Non-members receive membership with fee.
1/8/2021 Click here for information on the 11th International Conference on Stress Wave Theory and Design and Testing Methods for Deep Foundations - September 2022, De Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
10/11/2019 Check out the DFI CSL Task Force White Paper on Terminology and Evaluation Criteria of Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) as Applied to Deep Foundations
8/1/2019 Check out Horses for Courses - video of panel discussion on foundation testing methods from SuperPile2019
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