Dr. Cristei has over 29 years of experience in design and engineering and is a registered Professional Engineer. Cerasela performed work throughout Prince William County, Culpeper County, City of Alexandria, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County and the District of Columbia. She was a member of the Dulles Transit Partners Team for over four years developing the Erosion and Sediment Control Plans for the construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.
Dr. Cristei's dissertation title was Optimization Modeling for Urban Street Design which focused on balancing the needs of bicycle, pedestrian, and auto users of urban streets.
Cerasela is recognized as an effective, motivational leader and a team player with excellent analytical, organizational, team building, and planning skills.
Cerasela has been an active member of WTS-DC Chapter since 2014 and served as Professional Development Committee Chair.