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The Department of Technology strives to provide you with the support and academic information needed to reach your degree goal from the Department of Technology at California State University, Los Angeles.

We recommend contacting your advisor via email before registering for each semester to ensure that you are on track with your degree.

Program Advisors

Aviation Administration Rachel Friedman, Ph.D.
Office: E&T A-409
Phone: (323) 343-4563
Email: [email protected]
Fire Protection Administration & Technology Xiaolei Chen, Ph.D.
Office: E&T A-336
Phone: (323) 343-4567
Email: [email protected]
Industrial Technology, Engineering Technology, and M.A. Advisor Mauricio Castillo, Ph.D.
Office: E&T A-339
Phone: (323) 343-4573
Email: [email protected]
Engineering Technology and M.S. Advisor

Jai Hong, Ph.D.
Office: E&T A-338
Phone: (323) 343-4558
Email: [email protected]

Chair, Principal Advisor Rupa Purasinghe, Ph.D., P.E.
Office: E&T A-337a
Phone: (323) 343-4459
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: Tu and Th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in person.

* For the Zoom appointments, please send an email with a request to Dr. Purasinghe at [email protected]


5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032 | E&T, A-337
Tel (323) 343-4540 | Fax (323) 343-4571 | Email: [email protected]