Sael Lee (Lee Sael)

Sael Lee (Lee Sael)
Assistant Professor

Computer Science Department 
Stony Brook University 
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4400 


Computational Pharmacology, Translational Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, and Algorithms.


Sael Lee received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN in 2010, and her B.S. in Computer Science from Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea in 2005. Apart from her appointment at Stony Brook University, she holds a tenure track faculty position at SUNY Korea. Her research is sponsored by NRF of Korea and NIPA.


Sael Lee's research expands in the areas of Computational Biology and Data Mining. Projects categorized as Computational Biology focus on researches related identifying diseases mechanism through 1) development of various algorithms for studying 3D structural and systematic interactions of bio-molecules and through 2) modeling and inference of biological and clinical data. Projects categorized as Data Mining focus on development of methods for scalable computation of various data mining and machine learning tasks with special interest to graphs and tensors. More detailed grouping is as follows:

  • Algorithms in Computational Biology
  • Translational Bioinformatics
  • Bio-data Mining
  • Scalable Data Mining and Machine Learning

More information about projects can be found here

Teaching Summary

@SUNY Korea: CSE 214, CSE 537, CSE 548, CSE 549, CSE 646