Lily Xiaolei Chen

Lily Xiaolei Chen
College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Department of Technology
Office ETA336



Dr. Xiaolei (Lily) Chen is currently an associate professor @ ECST and the director of the Fire Protection Administration and Technology program. 

  • Educational Background 

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

  • Courses Taught at CSULA  
    • Undergraduate courses
      • FPAT 3520 Fire Safety Aspects of Building Design & Construction
      • FPAT 3540 Human Behavior & Fire Protection
      • FPAT 3580 Advanced Hazardous Material
      • FPAT 4530 Fire Protection Systems 
      • FPAT 4540 Wildland Fire: Science and Strategy
      • FPAT 4550 Fire Protection of Building Structure Members, Building Mechanical Systems & Other Components
    • Graduate courses 
      • TECH 5900 Research Development for Technology Leadership


  • Research Interests
    • Building performance modeling
    • Fire modeling & simulation
    • Fire safety in green buildings