|DFI Annual Student and Young Professor Paper Competitions: Call for Papers Opens January 12, 2018|
January 12, 2018, Hawthorne N.J.:
DFI announces that the Call for Papers opens January 12, 2018, for the annual Student Paper Competition and Young Professor Paper Competition. Abstracts are due on Friday, March 9. The winners are invited to attend DFI’s 43rd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October 24-27 in Anaheim, Calif., to present their papers. Winners also receive free conference registration, two nights of lodging and a $1,000 stipend for travel expenses. Both the winner and first runner-up will receive a library of up to 20 DFI Publications and a gratis two-year DFI Individual Membership. Their winning papers will be published in a future DFI Journal volume.
The criteria for students entering this competition are as follows:
The criteria for young professors entering this competition are as follows:
For more information or to apply, visit www.dfitrust.org and select ‘Programs.’About DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders. About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,300 members worldwide.