Executive Committee Member 2012-2016
Dr. Der-Tsai Lee is President of National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, since 2011. He is on leave from the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, where he has been a Distinguished Research Fellow since 1998 and was the Director from 1998 to 2008. Prior to joining IIS, he was Professor of the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, where he worked from 1978. He is also a Distinguished Research Chair Professor of Computer Science, National Taiwan University, Chair Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, National Chung Hsing University and Honorary Chair Professor of National Taiwan Tech. He was Chair of CODATA-Taipei, International Council for Science (ICSU), from 2007 to 2013.
Dr. Lee is Editor of Algorithmica, International Journal of Information and Computer Security, LNCS Transactions on Computational Science, Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computational Geometry & Applications, and Series Editor of Lecture Notes Series on Computing for World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore. He is Fellow of IEEE (1992), Fellow of ACM (1997), Academician of Academia Sinica (2004), Humboldt Research Awardee (2007), Science Profession Medal, National Science Council (2008), Member of TWAS (2008), Humboldt Ambassador Scientist in Taiwan (2010 – ) and Distinguished Alumni Educator Awardee, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014).
Dr. Lee received his M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976 and 1978 respectively.
President and Chair Professor, Computer Science and Enginering, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Professional Details: Institute of Information Science & Research Center for IT Innovation (Academia Sinica); ORCID; Google Scholar; LinkedIn.
Contact Details: E-mail: dtlee(at)ieee.org