Benjamin G. Lee joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in May of 2009 as a post-doctoral researcher. He is currently a research staff member investigating optical communications within next-generation high-performance computing systems. His current research is particularly focused toward increasing bandwidth density in highly-parallel multimode optical links, and achieving system implementations utilizing densely integrated single-mode silicon photonics. Other research interests include photonic network-on-chip architectures for multicore processor communications and all-optical parametric processing systems.
Ben received the B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University in 2004, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University in 2006 and 2009, respectively, all in electrical engineering.
Ben is an Associate Vice President of the IEEE Photonics Society and a member of the Optical Society (OSA). He currently serves on the technical program committees for the ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip (since 2010) and the IEEE/OSA International Photonics in Switching Conference. He is also an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University.