David Lee

David Lee

Director, Networking and Communications Lab, HP Labs, HP

David Lee was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Suzhou, China. He received a Master's degree in Mathematics from Hunter College of City University of New York in 1982 and obtained a Master's and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Columbia University in 1985.

He joined Bell Laboratories Research at Murray Hill in 1985 and became Head of the Networking Research Department in 1998. He was promoted to Vice President of Bell Labs Research in 1999. From 2000 to 2004, he took an international assignment in Beijing, China, created Bell Labs Research China, and served as the founding director of the lab. In 2004, he joined the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, as Ohio Board of Regents Distinguished Professor, Chair of the NSA/DHS designated Center of Academic Excellence of Information Assurance Education and Research of The Ohio State University. In 2010 he joined HP as the founding director of Networking and Communications Lab of HP Labs, managing labs in Palo Alto, Princeton, and Beijing, China.

His current research interests include: Information and communication system security, and network protocol system reliability, integration, interface, and interoperability.

David Lee is an IEEE Fellow and has six US patents and more than 120 technical publications in journals and referenced conferences.

David Lee is co-Editor in Chief of Networking Science and serves at the Editorial Board of I/S: a Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society. He served as the Steering Committee Chair of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), Associated Editor of Journal of Complexity, Senior Editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, and Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.