DFI Legends Award

The DFI and the DFI Educational Trust established the DFI Legends Award to honor three practitioners - an engineer, contractor and manufacturer/supplier - that have made significant contributions and advancements to the research, design, construction, manufacturing and use of deep foundations.

The following criteria are considered by the committee in selecting the recipients:

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Submit your nomination package via email to awards@dfi.org


2019 Engineering Legend: Dr. Bengt H. Fellenius, former professor of Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa

2019 Contractor Legend: Thomas J. Wysockey, chairman emeritus, Thatcher Foundations (posthumously)

2019 Manufacturer/Supplier Legend: Thomas Bauer, past chairman of the supervisory board, BAUER Group

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2015 Engineering Legend: George J. Tamaro, P.E., consultant, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers

2015 Contractor Legend: Charles J. Berkel (posthumously), past chairman of the board of Berkel & Company Contractors, Inc.

2015 Manufacturer/Supplier Legend: Davide Trevisani, president and founder of TREVI Group

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View the DFI Legends Awards Ceremony Video