Daniel C. Lee, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Professor
Simon Fraser University
School of Engineering Science
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A  1S6

Canada
E-mail: dchlee at sfu dot ca


Office Location: Applied Science Building, Room 9831
 

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EDUCATION                                             

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dissertation: “On Open-Loop Admission Control into a Queueing System

Advisor: Professor John N. Tsitsiklis

 

M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thesis: “Task Allocation for Efficient Performance of a Decentralized Organization

Thesis supervisor: Professor John N. Tsitsiklis

 

B.S. Electrical Engineering, from University of Maryland

 

B.S. Mathematics, from University of Maryland

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Computer and communication networks
  • Wireless Communications
  • Multimedia transport

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Simon Fraser University

September 2011 – present

Professor in the School of Engineering Science

 

September 2005 – August 2011

Associate Professor in the School of Engineering Science

 

Wright State University

September 2004 – August 2005

Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

 

University of Southern California

September 1998 – August 2004

Burnaby, BC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Dayton, OH

 

 

 

 

Los Angeles, CA

Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering

 

 

U. S. Naval Research Laboratory

1993 - 1998    Electronics Engineer

                                  Washington, DC

 

 

NYNEX  Science and Technology

     White Plains, NY

 

Consultant

 

 

 

 

National Institutes of Health

  Bethesda, MD

Physical Science Aid

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

·     Sigma Xi,

·     Eta Kappa Nu,

·     Phi Kappa Phi

·     Association for Computing Machinery

·     Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

 

·       Frederick C. Hennie III Teaching Award, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

·       Alan Berman Research Publication Award, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

·       Navy's Outstanding Performance Award, U. S. Naval Research Laboratory

 

 

PATENTS

 

[P1]        D. C. Lee and M. Naeem, “EDA-based detection of communication signals,” United States Patent US 8,391,421 B2, Mar.5, 2013.

 

[P2]        D. C. Lee and M. Naeem, “Methods of selecting signal transmitting, receiving, and/or sensing devices with probabilistic evolutionary algorithms in information conveyance systems,” United States Patent US 8,457,240 B2, June 4, 2013.

 

[P3]        D. C. Lee, E. Lee, and E. Seyedin, “Method of multiple devices self-forming a network and coordinating medium access,” United States Patent 61/683,719,  pending.

 

[P4]        D. Lee and S. Yang, “Method of wireless networked apparatus for coordinating medium access with short consecutive control time slots and neighborhood information,” United States Patent 61/747,215, pending.

 

 

 

Selected Publications

 

Talks Recently Given

 

 

Useful courses for our research:

·        Advanced Computer Networks

·        Dynamic programming

·        Queueing Theory for Performance Modeling

·        Computational Solution of Optimization Problems

·        Digital communications (Physical layer issues)

 

Advice on Research and Writing

 

Teaching