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CEE Student receives Deep Foundations Institute Education Trust 2011 Student Paper Competition

Congratulations to Fawad Niazi who was recently selected as the winner of the nationally contested Deep Foundations Institute Education Trust 2011 Student Paper Competition for his paper entitled "Axial Pile Displacement Evaluations from Seismic Piezocone Data and Back-analysis of Load Tests." Fawad is a native of Pakistan and is studying geosystems engineering under the advisement of Professor Paul Mayne in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). 

In recognition of this honor, Fawad will be awarded with the following: (1) free full registration and ticket to the awards banquet for the DFI 36th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations in Boston, (2) free lodging at the Seaport Hotel, (3) stipend for travel to/from DFI Conference, (4) library of up to 20 DFI publications in print, (5) two years individual membership in DFI good through December 2013, and (6) invitation to make a presentation at the conference based on his paper. In addition, Fawad will also be presented with a plaque at the awards banquet to be held on October 20.