Arthur Lee
Arthur Lee
Research Professor

Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2424

alee [at]
Programming Languages, Database Systems, Distributed Systems, Data Science, Big Data.

Arthur Lee is the Chair of the Department of Computer Science at SUNY Korea. He received the BS degree from the University of Utah, MS from    Stanford University, and PhD from the University of Utah all in Computer Science. He has held academic appointments at Korea      University (7 years, 2 years as Chair), University of Utah (5   years), and Claremont McKenna College (12 years, 2 years as  Chair). He has also worked in research labs and industry for over 15 years combined (some while going to school and others while  holding an academic appointment): Sandia National Laboratories as an MTS, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center as a Research Staff     Member, Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp. as a Senior Software  Engineer, SAP Labs as a Development Expert.  His research has     been sponsored by government agencies and industry in Korea and USA over the years. He joined SUNY Korea in 2016.


Arthur Lee's research interests are in programming languages, database systems, distributed systems, and data science.  He is  particularly interested in object-oriented and dynamic languages,  main-memory database management systems dealing with both row-and column-stores conscious of big data support in a distributed environment, and supporting data science needs for data management.

Arthur Lee held an endowed position (W. M. Keck Associate Professor of Computer Science) at Claremont McKenna College before coming to SUNY Korea. He won the inaugural Outstanding Teaching Award in the School of Computing at the University of Utah in 2004. His graduate studies were sponsored by generous scholarships and fellowships from Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp. and Sandia National Laboratories. Prof. Lee has authored more than 35 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He has been a frequent speaker at international conferences and has participated in more than 10 tutorials on various topics. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Korea Computer Graphics Society for three years. He is a member of ACM.
Teaching Summary
As a new comer, he will start teaching the following at SUNY Korea in the coming years: CSE 114, CSE 214, CSE 305, CSE 307, CSE 336, CSE 526, CSE 532, CSE 590.