DFI Appoints Carlos Englert as Chair of Sustainability Committee 

April 9, 2014, Hawthorne N.J.: DFI announces the appointment of Carlos Englert of Schnabel Engineering as chair of DFI’s Sustainability Committee. He is succeeding Marine Lasne of Entroprose Contracting, who accepted a position on the DFI Board of Trustees.

Englert is a senior engineer at Schnabel Engineering. He has over 15 years of design and construction experience in geotechnical projects in the United States and Venezuela. He obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Catholic University of Venezuela, and a M.S. at Pennsylvania State University. Englert is a specialist in design and field supervision of pressure-injected footings, drilled shafts, micropiles, shoring, slurry walls, ground improvement, stone columns, soil nails and tiebacks. He is also a contributing member to the DFI Slurry Wall Committee.

DFI's 16 Technical Committees focus on the unique issues of major methods and technologies within deep foundations and excavation, and keep DFI members and the industry up to date with the state of practice through publications, guidance documents, peer-review of papers, educational events and committee reports in Deep Foundations magazine.

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
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 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.
Carlos Englert, senior engineer, Schnabel Engineering and chair of DFI's Sustainability Committee