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Professor John Lee

Professor John Lee
PhD, ME, MSc, BSc

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Prof. Dr. John Lee

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John is an Australian Citizen.

John holds BSc (Physics), MSc (Computer Science), ME (Computer Science), and PhD (Computer Science, Sydney Univ). He has extensive industrial, research, academic and managerial experience, as Senior Scientist and President/Vice-Chancellor of Universities.

He received significant research funding from Australian Government and Industry.

He provided technical advices for the South African Government.

John is currently the President of Kyungdong University Global in Korea and was the President/Vice-Chancellor at universities in Korea and Australia.

John has established vast collaborative networks over many countries around the world. He has been maintaining significant contacts internationally.

He has been an internationally well-recognized leader for setting and leading the International Higher Education.

He is the founder of International Student Mobility Project, which has been rapidly expanding world-wide.

He was the Founding President of the Macarthur IT college in Australia from 1997 till 2004 and maintained academic collaboration to run IT Undergraduate Courses in conjunction with Deakin University and James Cook University.

He has strong expertise in Computer Science and Information Technology as briefly summarized below: He has published over 100 research and technical papers in the area of Advanced Data Base Technology (transaction processing algorithms, concurrency control and recovery algorithms, hot spot handling algorithms), Algorithm Modeling and Verification, Software Engineering, Total Quality Management Systems (process, defect prevention and removal, quality modeling and tracking, metrics, project audit, project management, quality control and assurance, quality benchmarking), some of which resulted in commercial products.

He served as a Project and Technical Leader and managed many international research & development projects which were highly successful and produced significant results. The major projects he led include: STARVIEW, OS/2 LAN development, and Master Plan for Software Total Quality Management System.

The STARVIEW project involved development of database utilities for DB2, SQL/DS and AS/400 and OS/2 Database Manager and Professor Lee was a Technical Leader - Design and Testing - for this project. It was a large-scale project in partnership with IBM Santa Teresa Lab, IBM Toronto Lab, IBM Rochester, and IBM Austin Lab.

As the Project Leader of the Marketing Tools Development project, sponsored by the IBM Asia/Pacific Headquarters, he developed a tool based on OS/2 Presentation Manager to analyze and predict the marketing situations.

He developed a Master Plan for Software Total Quality Management System for Samsung Data Systems Co.

He was the project leader of three major research projects (ASTQM, Handling a hot spot for concurrent transactions, High performance transaction processing algorithm for mobile computing) in Australia.

He obtained a large amount of research fund from the Australian Government and the Australian Research Council.

He was a senior research fellow and Professor at Deakin University in Australia.

He was a technical adviser to Samsung Data Systems.

He was a receiver of the 1996 IEEE CS Contribution Award.

He received an open research award (1997) from University of Western Sydney in Australia.

He has been an invited speaker in Australia and abroad.

He was an executive member of the IEEE Computer Society Asia/Pacific Activities Committee.

He was a senior member of IEEE.

He was the chairman of the KAITEC (Korea-Australia Information Technology Exchange Committee).

He was the Academic Research Director at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

He was the Director of the Research Centre for Advanced Software Engineering and Technology at University of Western Sydney Macarthur in Australia. As recognition of his contribution, and he was formally requested by the Vice-Chancellor for Personal Chair position.

He was the Secretary and a founder of the IEEE Yuforic.