Faculty


Dr. Rupa Purasinghe

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

Office: E&T A-337a

Phone: (323) 343-4459

Email: [email protected]

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

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

Dr. David Blekhman

David Blekhman, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-137

Phone: (323) 343-4569

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Power, Energy, and Transportation

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

Dr. Mauricio Castillo

Mauricio Castillo, Ph.D., Industrial Technology Advisor and M.A. Advisor

Office: E&T A-339

Phone: (323) 343-4573

Email: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Specialization: Building and Fire Protection Engineering

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

Yilin Feng, Ph.D.

Yilin Feng, Ph.D.

Office: TBA

Phone: TBA

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Airport Operation and Management, Airport Simulation, Airport Sustainability

Homepage: https://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/yilin-feng

Dr. Rachel Friedman

Rachel Friedman, Ph.D., Director of Aviation Administration

Office: E&T A-409

Phone: (323) 343-4563

Email: [email protected]

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/dr-rachel-friedman-associate-professor

Dr. Jai Hong, Ph.D.

Jai Hong, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-338

Phone: (323) 343-4558

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Manufacturing Processes & Automation

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

Dr. Benjamin Lee

Benjamin Lee, Ph.D.

Office: E&T A-326

Phone: (323) 343-4568
Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Graphic Communications, Print Management

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

Dr. Paul Liu

Paul Liu, Ph.D. MSIM Director

Office: E&T A-222

Phone: (323) 343-4570

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Manufacturing Processes & Automation

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

Dr. Stephanie Nelson

Stephanie Nelson, Ph.D., Advisor

Office: E&T A-328

Phone: (323) 343-4553

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Industrial Technology/Technical Communication, Professional Development

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

Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas, MA

Office: E&T A-428C

Phone: (323) 343-4566

Email: [email protected]

Specialization: Coming soon

Homepage: Coming soon

Emeriti: Cortland C. Doan, Ethan B. Lipton Ph.D., 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.