EL HANG LEE
BiographyProfessor El-Hang Lee graduated from Seoul National University with a BSEE (summa cum laude) in 1970. He received his MS, MPhil, and Ph.D in applied physics from Yale University in 1973, 1975, and 1977, respectively, under the guidance of Professor John B. Fenn (Yale, Nobel Laureate, chemistry, 2002) and Professor Richard K. Chang (Henry Ford II Professor, former student of Professor N. Bloembergen, Harvard, Nobel Laureate, physics, 1981). Professor Lee subsequently conducted teaching, research, and management in the fields of semiconductor physics, materials, devices, optoelectronics, photonics, and optical communication at Yale University, Princeton, MEMC, AT&T, ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute; vice president), and KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology). In 1999, Professor Lee joined INHA University, where he has been a distinguished university professor, founder of the School of Information and Communication Engineering, dean of the Graduate School of Information Technology, founding director of the micro/nano-PARC (Photonics Advanced Research Center), and founding director of the OPERA (Optics and Photonics Elite Research Academy) National Research Center of Excellence for VLSI Photonics.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Applied Physics, Semiconductor, Optoelectronics, Photonics, Optical Communication, Nanophotonics, and Biophotonics