Cristina Modoi is assistant professor at the Babes Bolyai University Cluj (UBB), Romania, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Engineering. She is Mechanical Engineer and at the beginning of her career she worked in the mining industry. After her master degree in Environmental Sciences she did environmental consultancy for industry (like environmental impact assessment studies et.al.) and after that she begin to work as researcher in the field of environmental sciences. She has worked in the university since 2006.
She received the PhD degree at the UBB in the field of Geology – Environmental Sciences in 2010. She is teaching Waste management, Industrial Ecology, Ecological materials and technologies and other courses in the field. Her research interest is focused on the waste management, environmental risk assessment, and environmental rehabilitation. She is also interested in urban sustainability, green cities and circular economy.
She was implied in some project about reduction of the environmental pollution, environmental rehabilitation, waste reusing and recycling, and environmental risks and also in projects that aimed to strengthen the links between the academia and the business environment.