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Cal State L.A.


industrial technology faculty

Contact Information:

Office: ET A130
Phone: (323) 343-4558
FAX: (323) 343-4571

Office Hours:
M & W 10-12

Jai Hong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor


I have been teaching at California State University since fall of 2002. I attended Iowa State University where I earned Ph.D. in Industrial Education & Technology with a concentration in manufacturing technology and quality management.
As a team member in the Department of Technology, my duties include teaching, committee service on campus, and outreach to community colleges and high schools.

Teaching Interests
I have taught at the university level for the past 17 years. Although I've taught other subjects including graduate courses, my primary field is production system in virtual reality environment.  Improving the efficiency of production and quality of products are the major goals of this newly developed technology.

Research Interests
My research areas of interest include Digital Manufacturing, Virtual Reality, and Quality Management.

Courses Taught
Digital Manufacturing, Metal Machining, CNC, Robotics, Plastics, Metrics in Industry, Advanced Solid Modeling, Industrial Safety, Technology and Society, and Modern Industry.

Ph.D., Industrial Ed. & Technology, Iowa State University, 1993.
M.S., Industrial Ed. & Technology, Iowa State University, 1989.
B.A., Industrial Arts, William Penn College, 1986.

5151 State University Drive . Los Angeles . CA 90032 . (323) 343-3000
2008 Trustees of the California State University

Last Update: 3/2/2009