Department of Technology Faculty


Rupa Purasinghe, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Civil Engineering Principal Advisor

Office: E&T A-337a

Phone: (323) 343-4459

Email: rpurasi@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Structural Analysis, Finite Element Method, Computer Aided Structural Design/Experimentation.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/rupasiri-purasinghe

David Blekhman

David Blekhman, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-137

Phone: (323) 343-4569

Email: blekhman@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Power, Energy, and Transportation.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/david-blekhman

Mauricio Castillo

Mauricio Castillo, Ph.D., Graduate Advisor

Office: E&T A-339

Phone: (323) 343-4573

Email: mcastil2@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology, STEM/Technology Education, and Engineering Education

Homepage:    http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/mauricio-castillo

Dr. Lily Chen

Xiaolei Chen, Ph.D., Fire Protection Advisor

Office: E&T A-336

Phone: (323) 343- 4567

Email: xchen66@calstatela.edu

Specialization:  Building and Fire Protection Engineering

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/lily-xiaolei-chen

Rachel Friedman

Rachel Friedman, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-409

Phone: (323) 343- 4563

Email: rfriedm6@calstatela.edu

Specialization:  Aviation publications, single pilot resource management, single pilot operations for multi engine aircraft, airline transport pilot shortage.

Homepage:  http://www.calstatela.edu/ecst/tech/faculty

Jai Hong, Ph.D.

Jai Hong, Ph.D., Industrial Technology Advisor

Office: E&T A-338

Phone: (323) 343-4558

Email: jhong@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Manufacturing Processes & Automation.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/jai-hong

Dr. Lee

Benjamin Lee, Ph.D., Graphic Communications Advisor

Office:  E&T A326

Phone: 323-343-4568
Email:   blee10@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Graphic Communications, Print Management.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/benjamin-l-lee

Ethan B. Lipton

Ethan B. Lipton, Ph.D., Emeritus *

Office: E&T A-214

Phone: (323) 343-4468

Email: elipton@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Graphic Communications, Industrial Technology/Technology Education.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/ethan-b-lipton


Paul Liu

Paul Liu, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-222

Phone: (323) 343-4570

Email: pliu@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Manufacturing Processes & Automation.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/dr-paul-cheng-hsin-liu-phd-cmfge-cqe-six-sigma-green-belt

Stephanie Nelson


Stephanie Nelson, Ph.D., Advisor

Office: E&T A-328

Phone: (323) 343-4553

Email: snelson@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Technical Communication, Professional Development.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/stephanie-nelson

Le Tang

Le Tang, Ph.D.

Office: E&T B-105A

Phone: (323) 343-4560

Email: ltang@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Internetworking/CISCO.

Homepage: http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/le-tang

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

Office: E&T A428c

Phone: (323) 343-4566

Email: mthoma40@calstatela.edu

Specialization: Coming soon

Homepage: Coming soon

Emeriti: Cortland C. Doan, Raymond E. Fausel, Gregory S. Graham, Kenneth F. Hird, Pamela D. Jablonsky, John LaMonica, Don M. Maurizio, Kenneth Phillips, Kenneth N. Sweetnam, Le D. Tang, Norwood Teague.