Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Production Scheduling, Production and Operations Management
Prof Chung-Yee Lee is the Founding and Current Director of Logistics and Supply Chain Management Institute at the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology. He served as Department Head for seven years (2001- 2008). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers in US and also a Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Science. Before joining HKUST in 2001, he was Rockwell Chair Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas A&M University. He worked as a plant manager and also had few years consulting experience in Taiwan. In the past 32 years he has engaged in numerous research projects sponsored by NSF, RGC, ITF, IBM, Motorola, AT&T Paradyne, Harris Semiconductor, Northern Telecom, Martin Marietta, Hactl, HIT, and Philips Medical.
His search areas are in logistics and supply chain management, scheduling and inventory management. He has engaged in numerous research projects sponsored by industries in U.S. and Hong Kong. He has published more than 150 papers in refereed journals. According to an article in Int. J. Prod. Eco. (2009), which looked at all papers published in the 20 core journals during last 50 years in the field of production and operations management, he was ranked No. 6 among all researchers worldwide in h-index.
He received a BS degree in Electronic Engineering (1972) and a MS degree in Management Sciences (1976) both from National Chiao-Tung University in Taiwan. He also received a MS degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University (1980) and PhD degree in Operations Research from Yale University (1984).