Arthur Lee

Arthur Lee
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Professor and Chair

Computer Science Department 
SUNY Korea (RM B419-1)
119-2 Songdo Moonhwa-Ro, Yeonsu-Gu 
Incheon, Korea 



Programming Languages, Database Systems, Distributed Systems, Big Data.


Arthur Lee 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 also worked in research labs and industry for over 15 years combined: Sandia National Laboratories as MTS, Xerox Palo Alto Research Center as Research Staff Member, Evans & Sutherland Computer Corp. as Senior Software Engineer, SAP Labs as 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 big data. 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 chair 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 Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Korea Computer Graphics Society. He is a member of ACM.

Teaching Summary

CSE 101, CSE 114, CSE 214, CSE 216, CSE 305, CSE 307, CSE 526, CSE 532, CSE 644