Dimitrios Konstantakos ,

  • Adjunct Professor


Dimitrios Konstantakos

Mr. Konstantakos is the CEO and founder of Deep Excavation LLC, and also serves as the chair of the Earth Retaining Structures Committee of ASCE/G-I. He is managing the company operations and holds a Masters of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science from University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Mr. Konstantakos has considerable international involvement and experience. His areas of specialization are deep excavations, soil-structure interaction, slope stability, helical piles, and software development with relative publications.

Mr. Konstantakos has applied his passion for deep excavation design and has been the master developer of the international software program DeepEX dedicated to the subject. The DeepEX software is currently used by more than 1200 engineers and contractors worldwide and embodies a wide range of standards and specifications. He holds professional licenses in New York and in Europe.

Mr. Konstantakos has worked on many important international projects for slope stability, pile foundations, and braced excavations, including the World Trade Center recovery efforts in 2001. Beyond promoting the DeepEX software, Mr. Konstantakos has enriched the www.deepexcavation.com website (which he developed from 2000) essentially creating an online library for deep excavations and helping fellow engineers and contractors address related issues.

He is a vocal advocate of issues that face the geotechnical engineering community and tries to raise awareness of the important role that geotechnical engineers play.