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Contact Information:

Office: E&T A237
Phone: (323) 343-4510
blee10@calstatela.edu

Benjamin Lee, Ph.D.
Acting Associate Dean
College of ECST


BENJAMIN L. LEE

Education

Doctor of Industrial Technology, University of Northern Iowa, 1992.

Master of Science in Industrial Technology, Central Missouri State University, 1981.

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications, Chinese Culture University, 1980.

Professional Certification

Fellow, Institute of Print-Media Professionals (IPP), Hong Kong, 2005 to present.

IDEAL Scholar, Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), 2006 to present.

Certified Senior Technology Manager (CSTM), certified by The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 1993 to present.

Professional Training

LEAP Leadership Development Program for Higher Education, Pomona, CA, July 2013.

Intel Premier IT Professional Program, Fontana, CA, October 2007.

Graduate & Professional School Enrollment Management Corporation Student Recruitment Program, Los Angeles, CA, April 2007.

The California State University Quality Improvement Program-Process Mapping, Los Angeles, CA, March 2007.

Institute for the Development of Excellence in Assessment Leadership, Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), Baltimore, MD, July-August, 2006.

The ABET Capstone Program and ABET Assessing Program Outcomes Program, Washington, DC, February 2006.

The Architecture of the Future Leadership Program sponsored by Oracle, Dell, Intel, & Novell, Los Angeles, CA, March 2005.

ABET/TEI Faculty Program, Manhattan Beach, CA, January 2005.

Technology for Business Today Program sponsored by Intel, Microsoft, and Toshiba, Los Angeles, CA, August 2004.

Communication in an IP World Program, sponsored by Cisco Systems, Los Angeles, CA, March 2002.

Internet, E-Business, and online market Program sponsored by Microsoft, Gartner Group, and Vignette, Long Beach, CA, September 2000 & March 2001.

The Assessment Institute, National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, & Assessment, San Diego, CA, November 1999.

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation GATF/GAERF New Technology Update Program, Pittsburgh, PA, July 1998.

Special Recognitions

Based on my professional achievement, I was elected to receive the following awards and special recognitions:

Education Award of Excellence (one award recipient nationwide in 2005), Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation, 2005.

College Teacher of the Year Award 2005, The Los Angeles County Industrial Technology Education Association, 2005.

2004-2005 Professor of the Year Award, The ECST Student Council, California State University, Los Angeles, 2005.

Exemplary Contributions Award, The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2004.

The PIASC Educator of the Year 2003 Award, The Printing Industries Association of Southern California, 2003.

The Educator of the Year Award (one award recipient worldwide in 2002), The Electronic Document Systems Foundation, 2002.

Outstanding Professor Award, The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2001.

International Man of the Year for 1997/1998, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 1998.

Faculty Fellow of Academic Service-Learning, Eastern Michigan University, 1996.

I was included in the:

Who’s Who in Engineering Higher Education (WWEHE), Http://engineering.academickeys.com

Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 10th Annual Edition, published by Educational Communications, 2006.

Who’s Who in High Volume Transaction Output, published by OutputLinks, 2005.

2000 Outstanding People, First Edition, published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 2003.

Who’s Who in Engineering Education, 2002 Edition, published by AcademicKeys, 2002.

2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, First Edition, published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 2002.

Outstanding People of the 20th Century, 1st Edition & 2nd Edition, published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 1999 & 2000.

Dictionary of International Biography, 27th Edition, 28th Edition, 29th Edition, 30th  Anniversary Edition, & 32nd Edition, published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, & 2005.

International Who’s Who of Intellectuals-Thirteenth Edition, published by International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England, 1998.

The Silver 25th Edition & 26th Edition of Who’s Who in the Midwest, published by Marquis Who’s Who, 1996 & 1998.

Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi
Epsilon Pi Tau -- Served as the Hegemon in the International EPT’s 75th Anniversary Exemplary Initiation in Louisville, Kentucky.

Leadership Experience

Acting Associate Dean of College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2012 to Present.

Project Manager of CSULA Hydrogen Research Facility Project, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2012 to Present.

Director of Graduate Studies, Accreditation, and Assessment of College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, January 2012 to August 2012.

Interim Associate Dean of College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2011 to December 2011.

Chair of Department of Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, July 2008 to September 2011. 

Acting Associate Dean of College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2005 to June 2008.

President of the Graphic Communications Division of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2002 to 2004.

Convener of Cross-College Animation Summit Working Group, California State University, Los Angeles, 2007 to 2008.

Associate Chair of Department of Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, 2003 to 2005.

Director of the Region Six of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2000 to 2001.

Founding Coordinator of the Graphic Communications Program, California State University, Los Angeles, 1997 to 2005.

Director & Secretary-General of the China Graphic Arts Association, 1985 to 1989.

Founding Managing Director of Dynasty Color Printing Inc. of California (Invested by China Glory), 1985 to 1987.

Manager of China Glory Industrial Inc., 1984 to 1985 & 1987 to 1989.

Faculty Experience

Professor, California State University, Los Angeles, 2001(two years early tenure and promotion) to present.

Honorary Chair Professor, Wuhan University, China, 2004 to present.

Honorary Guest Professor, University of Shanghai For Science and Technology, China, 2008 to present.

Associate Professor, California State University, Los Angeles, 1997 to 2001.

Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University, 1994 to 1997, Central Michigan University, 1992 to 1994.

Major Achievements/Responsibilities

Acting Associate Dean of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2012 to Present:

 
Project Manager of CSULA Hydrogen Research Facility Project, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2012 to Present.

 

Director of Graduate Studies, Accreditation, and Assessment of College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, January 2012 to August 2012:

 

Interim Associate Dean of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2011 to December 2011:

 

Chair of Department of Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, July 2008 to September 2011:

 

Acting Associate Dean of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, September 2005 to June 2008:

 

President of the Graphic Communications Division of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2002 to 2004:

 

Convener of Cross-College Animation Summit Working Group, California State University, Los Angeles, 2007 to 2008:

 

Associate Chair of Department of Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, 2003 to 2005:

 

Director of the Region Six of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 2000 to 2001:

 

Founding Coordinator, Graphic Communications Program, California State University, Los Angeles, 1997 to 2005:

 

Director & Secretary-General of the China Graphic Arts Association, 1985 to 1989:

 

Founding Managing Director of Dynasty Color Printing Inc. of California (Invested by China Glory), 1985-1987:

 

Manager of China Glory Industrial Inc., 1984 to 1985 & 1987 to 1989:

 

Courses Taught at California State University, Los Angeles, Eastern Michigan University, Central Michigan University, and Chinese Culture University: Introduction to Computers, Impact of Technology on the Individuals and Society, Image Capture, Processing, and Management, Communication Technology, Graphic Communications, Imposition and Electronic Image Assembly, Electronic Prepress Systems, Electronic Publishing Technology and Management, Printing Estimating, Printing Plant Management, Lithography, Digital Workflow Management, Introduction to Computer Graphic Systems, Communication Transmission Systems, Emerging Technologies in Storage and Retrieval, Photography, Animation and Multimedia, Typography, Typographical Layout and Design, Color Theory, Reproduction, and Management, Alternative Media Production, Graphic Arts, Electronic Prepress, Offset Printing, Screen Printing, Quality Control, Desktop Publishing, and Printing Management.

Publications

Books:

To date, I published nine books. Major libraries such as the U.S. Congress Library, the Yale University Library, and the National Central Library of the Republic of China collect some of them.

Wan, X. & Lee, B. (2006). Prepress and Print Techniques.  Wuhan: Wuhan Institute of Technology Press.

Wan, X. & Lee, B. (2004). English-Chinese Dictionary of Printing and Packaging Industry. Beijing: Chemical Industry Press.

Lee, L. (1994, 3rd ed., 1990, 2nd ed., 1988, 1st ed.). The Successful Editor.  Taipei: World Publishing Co.

Lee, L. (1990, 2nd ed., 1987, 1st ed.). Modern Printing Technology and Management. Taipei: World Publishing Co.

Lee, L. (1990). Printing Paper. Taipei: World Publishing Co.

Lee, L. (1989). Binding.  Taipei: China Graphic Arts Association.

Lee, L. (1992, 2nd ed., 1988, 1st ed.). Printing Ink. Taipei: World Publishing Co.

Lee, L. (1988). To Turn Paper Into Gold by Printing. Taipei: Highlight Publishing Co.

Lee, L. (1987). International Trade of Printing. Taipei: China Graphic Arts Association.

Professional Journals:

I published 96 papers for professional journals and conference proceedings; eight of those papers have been selected and published in the annual Selected Paper of the National Association of Industrial Technology 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. A paper titled “The Strategy for Selection and Implementation of Computerized Training in the Printing Industry” which was published in the Journal of CAGST in February 1992, has been awarded as the ‘Outstanding Paper of 1991” by CAGST. Since January 1995, I have published 37 papers:

Lee, B. (2006). Utilizing JDF for Global Document Production, Proceedings of International Conference on Graphic Communications, 363-366.

Lee, B., Santos, J., Acevedo, H., Diaz, S., Khan, H., Medina, A., Vasharasuksilpa, A., Wan, X., Wei, X., Wei, X., Yin, L. (2005). The Global Impact of JDF on the Graphic Communications Industry, Electronic Document System Foundation, www.edsf.org .

Lee, B. (2004). Wireless Internet: The Infrastructure for Mobile Cross-Media Communications, Selected Papers, 37th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 172-175.

Lee, B. (2004). What is Job Definition Format (JDF)? Document, 12(5), 16-17.

Lee, B. (2003). Winning Strategies for the Printing Industry in the E-World, Taiwan Printer’s Club 2003 Convention Proceeding, CD-ROM.

Lee, B. (2003). The Graphic Communications Education-to-Career Pathway for High-Risk Students, Selected Papers, 36th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 133-137.

Lee, B. & Santos, J. (2003). The New 2+4+Career Model for Education, 2003 Visual Communications Journal, 114-125.

Lee, B (2003). On-Demand Printing, Desidoc Bulletin of Information Technology, Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre, Ministry of Defence, India, 23(1), 25-35.

Lee, B (2003). Variable Printing, Desidoc Bulletin of Information Technology, Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre, Ministry of Defence, India, 23(1), 37-42.

Lee, B. (2002). Technology Integration and Media Diversification for Global On-Demand Graphic Communications Service, Selected Papers, 35th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 161-165.

Lee, B. (2002). The Trend for the Graphic Communications Technology, 2001 Annual Report of Printing Industry in Taiwan ROC, 144-157.

Lee, B. (2001, November). Variable Printing and Micro Communication -- The Trend for the 21st Century, Hong Kong Graphic Arts Association Bulletin, pp. 41-45.

Lee, B (2001). Program Assessment – The Powerful Tool for Improving a Graphic Communications Program, Selected Papers, 34th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 136-141.

Lee, B (2000). Media Diversification and PDF Workflow, Selected Papers, 33rd Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 111-113.

Lee, B. (2000). The Successful Printer in the 21st Century, Hong Kong Graphic Arts Association Bulletin Special 200 Edition, 46-51.

Lee, B. (2000, March). Gutenberg Effect, Hong Kong Graphic Arts Association Bulletin, pp. 23-24.

Lee, B. (1999). Micro-Communication: The Trend for the 21st Century, Selected Papers, 32nd Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 53-57.

Lee, B. (1999). Developing A Distributed Object-Oriented Database System For Personalized Printing, Chinese Graphic Arts Net, WWW.CGAN.NET.

Lee, B. (1998). Instruction-On-Demand –The New Era of Computerized Instruction, 1998 Visual Communications Journal, 18-20.

Lee, B. (1998). The Printing Industry in the 21st Century, Graphic Arts Association Bulletin, (15)7, 42-44.

Lee, B. (1997).  A Graphic Communications Curriculum: Developing a Workforce for Global Competitiveness, Selected Papers, 30th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 50-54.

Lee, B. (1996). On-Line Print-On-Demand – The New Printing Industry, Visual Communications Journal 1996, 13-16.

Lee, B. (1996), The Printing and Publishing Industry Participating In The World Wide Web, Selected Papers, 29th Annual Convention of the National Association of Industrial Technology, 59-64.

Lee, B. (1996, October). The Technology Development and Trend of Multimedia and Telecommunications (part 2), Taiwan Telecom, pp. 112-117.

Lee, B. (1996, October). Intelligent Media, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Lee, B. (1996, September). The Technology Development and Trend of Multimedia and Telecommunications (part 1), Taiwan Telecom, pp. 131-136.  

Lee, B. (1996, August). Fractal Image, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Lee, B. (1996, August). The Trend of the Printing Industry, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 76-78.

Lee, B. (1996). The Implementation of EDI System in the Printing Industry, Journal of CAGST 1996, 247-261.

Lee, B. (1996, July). Planning Backward from the Goal, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 42-43.

Lee, B. (1996, May). The Transformation of the Printing Industry into the Information Industry, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Lee, B. (1996, January). Emerging Technologies in Communication in the 21st Century, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 34-35.

Lee, B. (1995, October). Distributed Printing – Digital Files Transfer, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Lee, B. (1995). The Relationship Between Communication, Culture, and Technology, Journal of CAGST 1995, 466-470.

Lee, B. (1995, July). A Window for the Future – DRUPA 95, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 36-39.

Lee, B. (1995, June). The Market of On-Demand Printing, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Lee, B. (1995, April). The Printing Market in the 21st Century, Graphic Communications Monthly, pp. 26-27.

Invited Speeches

I made 39 invited keynote speeches at the national and international levels:

“Administration of Multi-Campus Universities Governance Structure and Management Strategies,” United States Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program, Los Angeles, December 18, 2012.

“Graphic Communications Management in the 21st Century,”The Techno Summit 09 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 14, 2009.

“Software as a Service (SaaS) and End-to-End Virtualization as New Strategies for the Digital Graphic Communications,” The Techno Summit 09 Hong Kong, Hong Kong, November 12, 2009.

“How Graphic Communications Educators to Achieve the Next Strategic Level of Excellence?” The 2nd International Conference on Graphic Communications, Wuhan, China, December 20, 2008.

“Redefine Publishing & Printing in 2009,” University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, December 11, 2008.

 “Computer Science Education in the 21st Century,” IEEE Computer Society – Coastal Los Angeles Conference, Los Angeles, California, July 30, 2007.
 
“What are the National Trends in Technology Education and how to be Successful STEM Educators in the 21st Century?” AMAE & HENAAC Conference, Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2007.

“A Graphic Communications Program for the New Generation,” 2006 GASC/PIA/GATF Teacher’s Conference, Chicago, Illinois, October 14, 2006.

“Wireless Internet for Future Cross-Media Communications,” The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications,Wuhan, China, May 26, 2006.

 
"Digital Asset Management for IT & E-Commerce," American InterContinental University, Los Angeles, CA, September 17, 2005

“Digital Asset Management for Graphic Communications & E-Commerce,” Hong Kong Institute of Print-Media Professionals Conference, Hong Kong, June 18, 2005.
 
“Plant Layout for the Graphic Communications Enterprises in the 21st Century,” Shanghai International Packaging & Printing City Seminar, Shanghai, China, December 26, 2004.

“International Trade for the Graphic Communications Industry,” Shanghai International Packaging & Printing City Seminar, Shanghai, China, December 25, 2004.

“Digital Content Management for E-Commerce & Digital Right Management,” Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education & Wuhan University Joint Seminar, Wuhan, China, December 24, 2004.

“Enterprise Content Management,” Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education & Wuhan University Joint Seminar, Wuhan, China, December 23, 2004.

“Digital Media Management,” Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education & Wuhan University Joint Seminar, Wuhan, China, December 22, 2004.

“Digital File Formats,” Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education & Wuhan University Joint Seminar, Wuhan, China, December 21, 2004.

“Understanding Digital Asset & Digital Asset Management,” Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education & Wuhan University Joint Seminar, Wuhan, China, December 20, 2004.

“Document Strategies for Business Solution,” Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, December 17, 2004.

 “High-Tech Development in the Knowledge Age,” Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, December 16, 2004.

 “Graphic Communications in the 21st Century,” Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, December 15, 2004.

 “Optimize Management for Peak Performance: The Graphic Communications Enterprise Management in the 21st Century,” Taiwan Printer’s Club 2004 Convention, Taipei, Taiwan, December 10, 2004.

 “Winning Strategies for the Printing Industry in the E-World,” Taiwan Printer’s Club 2003 Convention, Taipei, Taiwan, December 18, 2003.

“The High-Tech in the E-World,” The Speech to the Chinese Delegations to the U.S., Los Angeles, California, December 10, 2002.

“The Best of e-Learning,” The 23rd Global Electronic Document Systems Conference, Anaheim, California, October 28, 2002.

“The New Graphic Communications Industry in the Knowledge Age,” The Shen-Zhen Printing Industry Association Board of Directors’ Meeting, Shen-Zhen, China, September 22, 2001.

“Digital Printing for the E-world,” The Digital Print 2001 Symposium, Hong Kong, September 21, 2001.

“Intelligent Digital Factory for E-Printing Businesses,” The Digital Print 2001 Symposium, Hong Kong, September 21, 2001.

“Wireless Internet: An Option for Cross-Media Communications,” International Forum on Internet Communication Development in the New Century, Beijing, China, April 29, 2001.

“The Graphics Program Partnerships, Community Colleges, High Schools Articulation for Students,” Industrial and Technology Education Department Chairperson and Teachers Graphic Communications Leadership Meeting, Los Angeles, California, February 28, 2001.

“2+4+Career, A Unique Articulation Agreement,” California Department of Education Partnership Academy Conference, San Francisco, California, March 27 and 28, 2000.

“Partnerships for Students: College Credit for High School Students,” Graphics Technology Leadership Meeting, Montebello, California, February 29, 2000.

 “The Product Development of Network Video Technology,” Multimedia & Networking Video Technology and Trend Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, June 5, 1996.

“Graphic Communications Process and The Printing Industry In The 21st Century,” Taipei International Graphic Arts Show, Taipei, Taiwan, August 4, 1994.

“Electronic Publishing,” Math, Science, and Technology Conference, Mt, Pleasant, Michigan, March 19, 1994.

“Graphic Arts in the Computer Age,” Math, Science, and Technology Conference, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, March 20, 1993.

“Graphic Arts 2000: Warm Up for the 21st Century.” International Trade Development Association and Taiwan Printing Industry Association, Taipei, Taiwan, January 6, 1993.

“The Strategy for Selection and Implementation of Computerized Training in the Printing Industry,” Chinese Association of Graphics Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, September 9-10, 1992.

“Industrial Management, Quality Control, and Quality Circles in the Printing Industry,” Printing Management Conference, Hong Kong, July 28, 1988.

Professional Presentations

I made 22 presentations at the national and international levels:

“Value Added Graphic Communications Program Development for the New Generation,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 40th Annual Conference, Panama City, Florida, October 25, 2007.

 “Digital Asset Management for Rich Media and Communications,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 39th Annual Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, November 16, 2006.

 “Utilizing JDF for Global Document Production,” The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications, Wuhan, China, May 27, 2006.

 “JDF -- The New Standard for Printing Production,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 38th Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 17, 2005.

“Wireless Internet: The Infrastructure for Mobile Cross-Media,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 37th Annual Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, October 21, 2004.
 
“The Graphic Communications Education-to-Career Pathway for High-Risk Students,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 36th Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, November 21, 2003.

“Technology Integration and Media Diversification for Global On-Demand Graphic Communications Service,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 35th Annual Conference, Panama City, Florida, November 8, 2002.

“The New Era of Graphic Communications,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 73rd Annual Conference, Riverside, California, March 7, 2002.

“A Diversified Graphic Communications Program for the New Generation,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 73rd Annual Conference, Riverside, California, March 7, 2002.
 
“Program Assessment – The Powerful Tool for Improving a Graphic Communications Program,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 34th Annual Conference, Dearborn, Michigan, November 2, 2001.

 “Developing a Graphic Communications Program to Meet Employers’ and Students’ Needs in the E-Commerce Environment,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 72nd Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, March 17, 2001.

“A Graphic Communications Program with the Academic Service-Learning Component,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 72nd Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, March 15, 2001.

“A 2+4+Career Secondary-Postsecondary Connection Model for Career Success,” California Career Pathways Consortia 2001 Statewide Conference, Anaheim, California, February 26 & 27, 2001.

“Media Diversification and PDF Workflow,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 33rd Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 4, 2000.

“A New 2+4 Articulation Model for the Graphic Communications Program,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 71st Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, March 11, 2000.

“A New 2+4 Articulation Model – CSULA and Inner-City Academy Assist Students in Starting their College Education,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 71st Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, March 9, 2000.

“Micro-Communication: The Trend for the 21st Century,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 32nd Annual Conference, Panama City, Florida, November 18, 1999.

“Screen Printing Process and Applications,” Introduction to Engineering for High School Teachers and Counselors Conference, Los Angeles, California, March 2, 1999.

“Instruction-On-Demand – The New Way to Teach Graphic Communications,” International Graphic Arts Education Association 73rd Annual Conference, San Luis Obispo, California, August 6, 1998.

“Graphic Communications for Technology Education,” California Industrial and Technology Education Association 69th Annual Conference, Pasadena, California, March 14, 1998.

“A Graphic Communications Curriculum: Developing a Workforce for Global Competitiveness,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 30th Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, October 9, 1997.

“The Printing and Publishing Industry – Participating in the World Wide Web,” The National Association of Industrial Technology 29th Annual Conference, Los Angeles, California, October 18, 1996.

Grants, Projects, and Donations

I have been serving as the Principal Investigator for following grants:

2013-2014, SAI - Professional Practice Program, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $15,000. 

2013-2014, MESA Schools Program, Regents of UC, Office of the President, Amount awarded: $ 180,000.

2013, Development of a Two-Axis Rotator for Pulsed Magnet, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Amount awarded: $25,000.

2013, Aerojet Rocketdyne J2X Co-op”, Aeroject Rocketdyne, Amount awarded: $102,819.54 

2013 Small Business Development Center Grant, The Long Beach Community College District, Amount awarded: $75,000. 

2013, Research Apprenticeship for student to support developing FPGA firmware for the High-Performance High-Capacity Storage Systems Project, Amount awarded: $4,020.

2012-2013, Improve the Design of a Cooling System for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Southern California Gas
Company, Amount awarded: $ 25,000.

2012-2013, Off-Loader for Deployable Structures, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $ 20,000.

2012-2013, Design and Development of an all-Aluminum Space Telescope, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Amount awarded: $25,000. 

2012-2013, Strategic Alliance Initiative, Edison International/Southern California Edison, Amount awarded: $25,000.

2012-2013, Non-Proprietary Research in the Area of Science and Weather Systems, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Amount awarded: $5,000.

2012-2013, Wet Pressure Drop in Compact Plate Fin Surfaces, Honeywell, Amount awarded: $5,000.

2012, J-2X Co-Operative Education Program, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc., Amount awarded: $120,000.

2011-2014, Professional Practice Program, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, Amount awarded: $25,000. 

2011-2014, Professional Practice Program, Raytheon Company, Amount awarded: $45,000. 

2011-2014, Student Organization Support, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $2,000.

2011-2014, Professional Practice Program, Northrop Grumman, Amount awarded: $10,000. 

2011-2014, Summer Professional Practice Program, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $15,653.18. 

2011-2014, Strategic Alliance Initiative, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $23,000.

2011-2013, MESA Schools Program, Regents of UC, Office of the President, Amount awarded: $ 395,000.

2011-2013, Professional Practice Program, Medtronic, Amount awarded: $25,000. 

2011-2012, ECST Professional Practice Program , Aerospace, Amount awarded: $22,613.  

2010-2013, Professional Practice Program, Southern California Edison, Amount awarded: $40,000. 

2010-2013, Strategic Alliance Initiative, Southern California Edison, Amount awarded: $25,000.

2010-2012, Strategic Alliance Initiative, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $3,000.

2010-2012, Summer 2010 Professional Practice Program, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $3,000.

2010-2012, Professional Practice Program, DirecTV Incorporated, Amount awarded: $20,000. 

2009-2012, SCE CSULA Investment Plan for Advanced Energy, Southern California Edison, Amount awarded: $31,000.

2009-2012, CSULA Strategic Alliance Initiative, Southern California Edison, Amount awarded: $40,000.

2009-2012, Professional Practice Program, Space Systems Loral, Amount awarded: $20,000.

2009-2012, Professional Practice Program, Northrop Grumman, Amount awarded: $20,000. 

2008-2013, STEM-UP Initiative, Great Minds in STEM, Amount awarded: $ 170,000.

2008-2012, ECST Professional Practice Program, DirecTV Incorporated, Amount awarded: $20,000.

2008-2012, ECST Professional Practice Program, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc., Amount awarded: $20,000.

2008-2012, ECST Professional Practice Program, Northrop Grumman, Amount awarded: $20,000.

2008-2012, ECST Professional Practice Program, The Boeing Company, Amount awarded: $20,000.

2006-2008 Honeywell Internship Program Grant, Amount awarded: $475,000.

2006-2007 MESA School Program (MEP) Grant, Amount awarded: $52,634.

2005-2006 MESA School Program (MSP) Grant, Amount awarded: $157,175.

2005 Engineering Industry Practicum Grant, Amount awarded: $10,000.

2005 EDSF Research Grant. Project Title: The Global Impact of JDF on the Graphic Communications Industry. Amount awarded: $3,000.

2004-2006 Honeywell Internship Program Grant, Amount awarded: $414,346.

2004-2008 MEP/NSF Scholarship Grant, Amount awarded: $9,375.

2004-2005 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grant. Amount awarded: $4,000.

2004-2005 MESA School Program (MSP) Grant, Amount awarded: $80,000.

2004-2005 Service-Learning Curriculum Development Grant. Amount awarded: $2,000.

Structures, Propulsion, and Control Engineering Center Grant, Amount awarded: $5,000.

Metropolitan Water District Project, Amount awarded: $4,500.

2003-2007 MEP/NSF Scholarship Grant, Amount awarded: $28,125.

2003-2004 Service-Learning Curriculum Development Grant. Amount awarded: $2,500.

2003-2004 MESA Engineering Program (MEP) Center-Cal Trans Recruiting Grant, Amount awarded: $25,000.

2002-2003 Service-Learning Curriculum Development Grant. Amount awarded: $2,500.

The 2002-03 CSLA Innovative Instruction Awards. Project Title: Technology Integration and Media Diversification Models for Improving the Graphic Communications Program. Amount awarded: $5,728.

Summer/Fall 2002 Provost’s Online Learning and Teaching Initiative, Amount awarded: $2,500.

2001-2002 Service-Learning Curriculum Development Grant. Amount awarded: $3,600.

2001/2002 University-Wide Lottery Funds Award. Project Title: Implementing the New 2+4+Career Model at CSULA. Amount awarded: $12,191.

The 2001-02 CSLA Innovative Instruction Award. Project Title: Equipment Operation Standards and Workflow for Effective Graphic Communications Laboratory Instructions. Amount awarded: $5,700.

2000-2001 Service-Learning Curriculum Development Grant. Amount awarded: $2,500.

2000-2004 MESA School Program (MSP) Grant, Amount awarded: $420,427.

The 2000-01 CSLA Innovative Instruction Award. Project Title: Academic Service-Learning and Cooperative Learning Curriculum for a Graphic Communications Course. Amount awarded: $2,760.

I developed a 2+4+Career program to arrange for 25 senior students, annually, from Inner-City Graphic Communications Academy, to take one Graphic Communications course each quarter through the CSULA’s ACE/PACE program. This program not only provides GC Academy senior students with university experience but also motivates more than ten students annually to continue their university education at  CSULA. Up to the present, I have applied and been awarded the following grants to support this program:

1999-2000 Voucher Grant from Los Angeles Unified School District. Amount awarded: $2,500.
Transportation Grant from ROP Program, Los Angeles Unified School District. Amount awarded (1999-2007): $120,000.
1999-2000 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $10,000. 
2000-2001 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $11,600.
2001-2002 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $12,800.
2002-2003 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $12,800.
2003-2004 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $12,800.
2004-2005 Cash Grant from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California. Amount awarded: $12,800.

Received a grant from CMTC and conducted a workshop “The Crisis in the Printing Industry – Workforce Development” for the printing industry on April 24, 1998.

From 1997 to 2005, I acquired 15 major equipment, supply, and software donations such as:

(Note: The market value for Programmed Solutions Modules is $32,225 plus $4,571 per year for maintenance.)

Professional Affiliations

The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering: member 1992 – present.

 

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation: member 1992 – present.

Professional Service

I provided professional service to professional associations and communities at the national and international levels such as:

The External Reviewer of the Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program Review at California State University, Northridge, 2011.

A member of the Steering Committee for the Montebello Unified School District Superintendent's Planning Council for the Development of Multiple Pathways, 2008 to 2011.

The Chair of the Keynote Session of the 2nd International Conference on Graphic Communications, Wuhan, China, December 19-20, 2008.

A member of the Society of Industry Leaders, Standard & Poor’s Vista Research, New York, 2007 to present. 

An Advisory Board member of International Standards Authority, Inc. (ISA), Los Angeles, 2007 to present.

A CMP Technology Advisory Panel member of CMP Media, New York, 2007 to 2009.

A member of Montebello Unified School District Superintendent’s Executive Level New High School Design Team, 2006 to 2010.

A Selection Committee member of 2006 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC), July, 2006.

The Chair of the Keynote Session of The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications, Wuhan, China, May 26-29, 2006.

The Co-Chair of the Planning Committee of The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications, Wuhan, China, May 26-29, 2006.

An Advisory Board member of Application Development Trends Magazine, 2006 to 2008.

An Advisory Panel member of eWEEK Magazine, 2006 to 2008.

An Academic Council member of Electronic Document Systems Foundation, 2005 to present.

An Advisory Board member and guest editor of DOCUMENT Magazine, 2004 to 2006.

The Consultant of the Hong Kong Printing Specifications (HKPS) project, 2003 to 2005.

An Executive Board member of The National Association of Industrial Technology, 2002 to 2006.

A member of the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program Advisory Committee, 2002 to present.

The host of the 2002, 2003, and 2004 SkillsUSA Southern California Graphic Communications Contest.

A reviewer for the 2001 AmeriCorps Education Initiative grant proposals for the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism.

A member of the Digital Media Advisory Board, Glendale Community College, 2004 to present.

A member of the Graphic Communications Executive Committee of The National Association of Industrial Technology, 2001 to present.

A Judge of the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2010 Student Assembly and Academic Decathlon.

A member of the California Industrial and Technology Education Association Annual Conference Planning Committee in 1998, 2000, and 2001.

A Judge of the Los Angeles County Fair Education EXPO 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005.

An Advisory Committee member of the Inner-City Graphic Communications Academy, Los Angeles, 2000 to present.

The Graphic Communications Expert for The Global Future Study, Sponsored by Stancombe Research & Planning Pty. Limited, Australia, 1999.

A Round Table Scholar of Round Table Group, Chicago, 1999 to present.

An Advisory Committee member of Pasadena Graphic Communications Academy, 1997 to present.

A Director of the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California Education Committee, 1997 to present.

A reviewer for Preapplications for the 1995 Comprehensive Program Grant Competition for the Office of Postsecondary Education, United States Department of Education.

An Executive Board Director of the Chinese Association of Graphics Science and Technology, 1993 to 1995.

A reviewer of Delmar Publishers Inc., 1993 to present.


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