Professor of Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Professor of Computer Engineering Program
Departmental Research Area
Data, Knowledge & Information Management
Individual Research Interest
Search engines; mobile and pervasive computing.
Prof Lee joined HKUST as an Associate Professor in 1994 and is now Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Before joining HKUST, Prof Lee was an Associate Professor of Computer and Information Science at the Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio, USA). In 1992, Prof Lee spent his sabbatical leave as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC, Dublin, Ohio, USA) and as a consultant to Information Dimensions Incorporated (IDI, Dublin, Ohio, USA), which was acquired by Opentext.
Prof Lee served as a guest editor for several special issues on database-related topics, and as program committee member and chair for several international conferences. As an ACM Lecturer from 1991 to 1993, Prof Lee had given seminars on document access methods at universities and ACM Chapters. From 1995 to 1998, Prof Lee served as an executive committee member, Vice Chairman and Chairman of ACM Hong Kong Chapter.