DFI Europe Announces New Secretariat 

September 19, 2017, Hawthorne N.J.:

DFI Europe, a regional chapter of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), announces its new secretariat, Monika De Vos.

De Vos is the deputy head of the geotechnical division of the Belgium Building Research Institute (BBRI, Belgium), and head of Laboratory of Geotechnics and Monitoring at BBRI. She has been with BBRI since 1991 and is involved in the coordination and implementation of Eurocode 7 in Belgium as well as several projects of monitoring of geotechnical structures and instrumented static pile load tests. De Vos is also involved in several national and international committees including ISSMGE-ETC 3, CEN TC 250/SC7, CEN TC 341/ISO TC 182 WG04 and BGGG-GBMS (Belgian Member Society of ISSMGE). She graduated as a civil engineer in architecture from KULeuven.

DFI Europe ( was formed in 2005 as a DFI Regional Chapter for European DFI Members, who enjoy the benefits of joint DFI and DFI Europe membership.

Contact: Monika De Vos, DFI Europe Secretariat at

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 4,000 members worldwide.
Monika De Vos