Lily Xiaolei Chen

Lily Xiaolei Chen
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Department of Technology
Office Location: ET A336
Phone: (323)343-4567 Email:
  • Educational Background 

Dr. Chen received her Ph.D from University of California, Berkeley, and MS from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her educational background includes architecture, engineering and computer aided design.

  • Courses Taught at CSULA (2016-2017) 
    • TECH 3520 Fire Safety Aspects of Building Design & Construction
    • TECH 3540 Human Behavior & Fire Protection
    • TECH 3590 Fire Cause Investigation
    • TECH 4530 Fire Protection Systems 
    • TECH 4550 Fire Protection of Building Structure Members, Building Mechnical Systems & Other Components
  • Research Interests
    • Building performance modeling
    • Fire modeling & simulation
    • Fire safety in green buildings
  • ​Publications & Presentations(@CSULA)
    • Wang, F & Chen, XPerformance-based fire detection system design for water curtain at proscenium opening of stages. Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Automatic Fire Detection (AUBE & SUPDET),  (upcoming; paper accepted), Sep. 2017
    • Chen, X & Wang, F. Fire Hazard Analysis of Indoor Large-screen Digital Media System. Proceedings of  2017 International Conference on Fire and Materials, San Francisco, Feb. 6-8, 2017
    • Chen, X. Performance-Based Modeling Analysis For Subterranean Parking Garage Carbon-Monoxide Ventilation System Design. 2016 ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA Simbuild Conference, Salt Lake City, Aug. 10-12, 2016
    • Chen, X & Wang, F. Virtual Compartment: An Alternative Approach To Means Of Egress Design In Airport Pedestrian Tunnel. Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods, p.25-36. ISBN: 978-83-938077-5-8. Warsaw, Poland, May 23-25, 2016
  • Awards (@CSULA)
    • California State University (Los Angeles) RSCA (Reasearch, Scholarship, and Creative Activities) Award “Mini Grant”, 2016-2017
    • California State University (Los Angeles) RSCA (Reasearch, Scholarship, and Creative Activities) award “Assigned Time Award”, 2016-2017