Technology (323) 343-4550

David Blekhman
Professor of Technology; Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo
Contact: (323) 343-4569
E-mail: blekhman@calstatela.edu

  • Industrial technology
  • Power, energy, and transportation

Mauricio Castillo
Associate Professor of Technology; B.S., M.A., Cal State LA; Ph.D., Colorado State University
Contact: (323) 343-4573
E-mail: mcastil2@calstatela.edu

  • Engineering teaching and learning components
  • STEM education

Jai W. Hong
Assistant Professor of Technology; Ph.D., Iowa State University
Contact: (323) 343-4558
E-mail: jhong@calstatela.edu

  • Manufacturing
  • Digital manufacturing
  • Virtual simulation (robotics, assembly and ergonomics)
  • Quality assurance (SPC, TQM & ISO 9000/14000)
  • Delmia products (Envision Assembly simulation, ergonomics and facility simulation)

Fluent in: Korean.


Paul Liu
Professor of Technology; Ph.D., Auburn University
Contact: (323) 343-4570
E-mail: pliu@calstatela.edu

  • Manufacturing processes
  • Statistical quality control
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Production control
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Material sciences

Keith Mew
Emeritus Professor of Technology; Ph.D., Warsaw University, Poland
Contact: (323) 343-4568
E-mail: kmew@calstatela.edu

  • Airport finance, planning and management
  • Aviation industry and education

Fluency: some Spanish and Polish.


Le D. Tang
Emeritus Professor of Technology; Ph.D., Ohio State University
Contact: (323) 343-4572
E-mail: ltang@calstatela.edu

  • Development of electronics
  • Automation controls
  • Robotics
  • Mechatronics and automation control technologies

Fluent in: Chinese.


Michael Thomas
Assistant Professor of Technology; M.S., University of Redlands
Contact: (323) 343-4566
E-mail: mthoma40@calstatela.edu

  • Fire technology
  • Fire safety and prevention