Student Chapters

DFI Student Chapters are organized to allow student members to participate in improvement of the planning, design, and construction aspects of deep foundations and deep excavations.

DFI currently supports Student Chapters at the following schools world-wide.

Each school has a faculty advisor and a DFI member liaison to facilitate and promote DFI interaction with university students.

Al Iraquia University, Baghdad, Iraq

Faculty Advisor: Professor Ali Nasir Ibrahim
DFI Liaison: Theresa Engler

American University Dubai

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alaa K. Ashmawy, P.E.
DFI Liaison: Theresa Engler

City College of New York

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Michel Ghosn
DFI Liaison: Theresa Engler

Manhattan College, New York

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Evangelia Ieronymaki
DFI Liaison: Zoran “Zac” Curanovic

University of California at Berkeley

DFI Liaison: Theresa Engler

University of Illinois

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Scott Olson
DFI Liaison: Rudolph Frizzi, P.E., G.E., D.GE, LANGAN Engineering and Environmental Services

University of Missouri

Faculty Advisor: Erik Loehr, P.E., Ph.D.
DFI Liaison: Erik Loehr, P.E., Ph.D., University of Missouri

Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

Faculty Advisor: Professor Ignazio Paolo Marzano
DFI Liaison: Gianfranco DiCicco

KU Leuven, Bruges, Belgium

Faculty Advisor: Georgios Anogiatis