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

April 19th, 2024

Registration is open for S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization being held August 6-8 in Aurora, Colo. “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 […]

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DFI announces new committee chair

November 15th, 2023

David Graham, P.E., of Dan Brown and Associates has  been named chair of the Deep Foundations Institute's (DFI) Drilled Shaft Committee. He succeeds Paul Axtell, P.E., D.GE, Dan Brown and Associates. David Graham, P.E. Graham is a senior engineer with Dan Brown and Associates in Chattanooga, Tenn. He has over 14 years of experience in the […]

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DFI announces appointments

October 13th, 2023

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces Mary Ellen Large has  been named co-chair of DFI’s Structural Slurry Wall and Seepage Control Committee. She succeeds Amr Ragy of Bauer Foundation Corp. and joins co-chair Meeok Kim, Ph.D., P.E., of Thornton Tomasetti. Large brings over 30 years of foundation experience to geotechnical specialty engineering and construction contractor, Nicholson […]

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DFI announces 2023-2024 Traveling Lecturer

June 19th, 2023

Jesús Gómez, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, vice president, GEI Consultants, has been selected as the 2023-2024 Traveling Lecturer. He is available, on request of Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), to present lectures September 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024. Jesús Gómez, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE A well-known geotechnical expert, and member of DFI, Gómez will travel and present […]

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DFI’s S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization coming to Cambridge

May 22nd, 2023

Registration is open for Deep Foundation Institute's (DFI) S3: Slopes, Support and Stabilization, August 8-10, 2023 at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Mass. The two-and-a-half-day conference focuses on the practical application of deep foundations and ground improvement techniques for stabilizing soft ground, landslides and slopes, and supporting deep excavations. The technical program highlights the state-of-practice, […]

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Registration open for DFI’s SuperPile ‘23 June 7-9 in Atlanta

March 30th, 2023

Registration is open for SuperPile ’23, a piling design and construction conference hosted by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) in partnership with the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). The annual SuperPile conference is taking place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on June 7-9. This three-day event includes presentations and panel discussions on the latest […]

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DFI names new president and secretary 

December 29th, 2022

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) board of trustees has elected a new president and a new secretary starting in 2023. Incoming DFI president Gianfranco Di Cicco is president and CEO of Bauer Foundations, responsible for the Bauer Group on all U.S. construction operations. Di Cicco joined the DFI board of trustees in 2010 and was elected […]

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DFI announces keynote speakers for 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing

December 5th, 2022

DFI and the International Conference Organization for Grouting (ICOG), with support from Geo-Institute's Grouting Committee, are presenting the 6th International Conference on Grouting and Deep Mixing, January 15-18, 2023, in New Orleans. This legacy event celebrates 40 years of grouting technology and practices, covering all types of grouting for foundation projects. The conference program features […]

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DFI presents President’s Award

November 8th, 2022

Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) President Michael Wysockey, Ph.D., P.E., recently presented three President’s Awards at the DFI 47th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations. Established in 2016, the DFI President’s Awards are given at the discretion of the DFI president to recognize the outstanding contributions and service of DFI members who advance the work of DFI. […]

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Glisson has joined DFI to direct technical activities

March 11th, 2022

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) heralded that Glisson has joined DFI as director of technical activities. Matthew Glisson of the Deep Foundations Institute. Photograph courtesy of the Deep Foundations Institute The Deep Foundations Institute—an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry—announced that Matthew Glisson has joined DFI […]

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