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