May 18, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024

Department of Technology

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Information about the Department of Technology

Department Office

Office: Engineering and Technology A337
Phone: (323) 343-4550
Website: Department of Technology


Name: Rupasiri Purasinghe
Phone: (323) 343-4550

The Faculty

Professors: David Blekhman, Mauricio Castillo, Paul Liu, Stephanie Nelson, Rupasiri Purasinghe (Chair)
Associate Professors: Xiaolei (Lily) Chen , Rachel B. Friedman, Jai Hong,
Assistant Professor:Yilin Feng, Ankit Gupta, Michael Thomas, John P. Van Gieson
Emeriti: Cortland C. Doan, Raymond E. Fausel, Gregory S. Graham, Kenneth F. Hird, Pamela D. Jablonsky, A. Keith Mew, John LaMonica, Benjamin L. Lee, Ethan Lipton. Don M. Maurizio, Kenneth Phillips, Virgil Seaman, Kenneth N. Sweetnam, Le D. Tang, Norwood Teague


The Department of Technology offers three undergraduate programs in areas designed to prepare students for management-oriented careers in aviation, fire safety and prevention, , and engineering technology. The graduate program in industrial management (MSIM) prepares students to be technology leaders through innovative learning experiences. The MSIM students will learn how to lead technology projects as well as manage teams. to meet the rapidly changing world. Graduates of these programs are employed in a wide range of careers including supervisors, managers, management representatives, trainers, technical support specialists, analysts, planners, and teachers. The department also offers several upper division certificate programs to provide further technical depth.



    Degree - UndergraduateDegree - MinorDegree - GraduateCertificate - UndergraduateCredential - Secondary Teaching


      Aviation Administration (Undergraduate)Computer Integrated Design (Undergraduate)Electronics and Internetworking (Undergraduate)Engineering Technology (Undergraduate)Fire Protection Administration (Undergraduate)Graphics Communication (Undergraduate)Manufacturing Process and Automation (Undergraduate)Power, Energy and Transportation (Undergraduate)Page: 1 | 2

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