• DFI India
  • DFI Trust


Are you a Consulting Engineer?

Join DFI and stay up to date and knowledgeable on deep foundation techniques, so you can provide the best solutions for your clients.

  • Exchange ideas and concerns with the entire project delivery team, including public and private owners, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers and other engineers.
  • Attend seminars and conferences covering practical topics from design to construction to QA/QC.
  • Position yourself and your firm as experts by presenting peer-reviewed papers or writing articles for DFI publications.
  • Collaborate with peers in focused technical committees with the potential to shape the future of the industry.
  • Gain access to resources that help enhance projects as well as careers.

DFI – Finding Common Ground

DFI 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 through networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publication of guides and specifications, a peerreviewed journal, a flagship magazine, research, government relations and outreach.

DFI has more than 3,000 involved, knowledgeable and committed members worldwide. Our diverse membership encompasses all disciplines of our industry and performs the various specialties that comprise deep foundations. The membership includes people and companies from across the globe.

DFI Membership

What members are saying about DFI

“I feel connected to the world of geotechnical engineering and construction, knowing that there are other engineers who do the same thing I do … it validates that there are other people that deal with the same difficulty of work and the same challenges.”

Dhooli Raj, P.E., Project Manager
Collins Engineers

“DFI provides the best forum including conferences, technical committees and publications to engage with other engineers and designers and with contractors in advancing the deep foundations industry. DFI has created an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration with constant professionalism.”

Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE, Principal Engineer, Dan
Brown and Associates PC, and Co-Editor of the DFI Journal

“The biggest benefits are the technology transfer and learning experiences, whether it’s with seminars, or face-to-face conversations with other engineers or in a committee meeting.”

Les Chernauskas, P.E.
Owner of Geosciences Testing & Research, Inc.