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DFI Europe Board of Trustees Announces Two New Members 

November 4, 2020, Hawthorne N.J.:

DFI Europe, a regional chapter of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), announces Anne Lemnitzer and Stig Weiss have joined its Board of Trustees as new members. 

Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E., is on the faculty in geotechnical engineering at the University of California, Irvine, and is a visiting scholar at the University of Applied Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (HTWK). Her involvement with DFI includes being co-editor in chief of the DFI Journal and a member of the DFI Board of Trustees, and having chaired the institute’s 2018 Annual Conference in Anaheim, California. Lemnitzer has served as the lead in developing our chapter’s educational workshop for high school and college students to introduce, educate and inspire careers within the geotechnical engineering profession. She will also serve on the organizing committee for the next international DFI-EFFC Conference. 

Stig Weis is the divisional manager for Per Aarsleff A/S in Denmark. At Aarsleff, Weis is responsible for all of the construction company’s ground engineering activities, which involve 1,400 employees in 18 business units in Denmark, Germany, the U.K., Poland, Sweden and Norway. Besides that, he is involved in single projects in other countries. In addition, Weiss is responsible for the internal Design & Engineering Department of Aarsleff, which has 65 employees. 

About DFI Europe: DFI Europe (www.dfi-europe.org) was established in 2005 as a Regional Chapter of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) for European DFI Members, who enjoy the benefits of joint DFI and DFI Europe membership. Since 2005, DFI Europe has hosted several conferences and workshops, formed technical committees and developed state-of-the-art guidelines and tools for topics within our industry. Our mission is to support our members with the newest information and developments; create platforms for networks; and attract new members such as young engineers, students and experienced specialists from all fields of deep foundations industry.  

Contact: Monika De Vos, DFI Europe Secretariat at office@dfi-europe.org.

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 3,500 members worldwide.
Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E.


Stig Weis


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