Alfredo Cely, PE, MSEM

Courses: Breadth, Transportation, Water Resources & Environmental

Alfredo Cely, PE, MSEM, is a Civil Engineer that has managed Transportation, Land Development, Water Resources and Aviation projects from planning to construction. For the past 14 years he has been responsible for several land development and transportation projects in the Tampa Bay Area, throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a licensed Civil Engineer in Florida, Texas and Ecuador. Most recently, Alfredo has been focused in assisting state and local agencies in improving the safety of our transportation network.

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Kenneth Wasserman, PE

Courses: Breadth, Construction

Kenneth Wasserman, PE is a Project Manager and structural engineer in the Transportation and Infrastructure Group within STV Incorporated. He is currently working as a Deputy Project Manager for a 36 kilometer Light Rail Transit expansion project in Ottawa, Ontario. He has been responsible for structural design projects for clients including NJ Transit, South Jersey Transportation Authority, Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as well as Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority.

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Elena Badilla, PE, MCE

Courses: Breadth, Geotechnical, Water Resources & Environmental

Elena Badilla, PE earned a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from California State University–Northridge (CSUN) and a Master of Civil Engineering from Norwich University. She has over six years of experience in construction engineering, surveying, hydrology and hydraulics, geometry control and site development for residential, commercial and public works projects. Elena holds a professional engineer license in the State of California.



Abdul Siraj, PE

Courses: Structural

Abdul Siraj, PE is the founder of, an online platform dedicated to helping engineers through step-by-step design and analysis examples. Prior to starting, he worked for over 5 years as a structural engineer designing offshore and subsea structures in the oil and gas sector. He earned both his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and master's degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Houston. Abdul is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.



Derek Pham, PE, SE

Courses: Structural

Derek Pham, PE, SE is a licensed civil and structural engineer in the state of California. He received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering (structural emphasis) from University of California, Irvine and a master of science degree in structural engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Derek has more than 10 years of structural engineering experience working for both public agencies and engineering consultants. Some notable projects that Derek worked on include the Gigafactory in Nevada as Tesla's only internal structural engineer and a $200M seismic improvement project for a water treatment plant adjacent to the San Andreas fault.