Egbert van der Wal Joins DFI Europe Board of Trustees
DFI Europe, a regional chapter of the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), announces that Egbert van der Wal has joined its Board of Trustees as a new member.
Egbert van der Wal is manager of the engineering department at the Port of Rotterdam. The Port of Rotterdam is an international organization and plays a pioneering role in research and standardization in the field of foundation and geotechnical engineering. Van der Wal is also member of the Board of PIANC (International Navigation Association) in the Netherlands, member of ASCE COPRI Ports and Harbours Committee, vice chair of the CROW (technology platform for transport, infrastructure and public space) Committee on marine and geotechnical structures and Ambassador of Smart-Port on Futureproof Port Infrastructure.
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.