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

2023 Student Paper winner Lin Huang, Ph.D.
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 in teaching and or research in engineering, construction or geological sciences are encouraged to submit an abstract for the Young Professor Paper Competition. Students studying in the fields of engineering, construction and geological sciences are encouraged to submit an abstract for the Student Paper Competition.

The winning authors are invited to attend DFI’s 49th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Aurora, Colorado, October 7-10, 2024, to present their paper. The individual contest winners receive complimentary conference registration, two nights of lodging and a $1,000 stipend for travel expenses. DFI also offers the winner and first runner-up a complimentary two-year DFI Individual Membership. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the DFI Journal.

For more information on the criteria and submission guidelines, download the Call for Papers.

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