Kang-Won Lee  Kang-Won Lee photo       

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Research Manager of Wireless Networking Department
IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Hawthorne, NY USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE   |  KOCSEA  |  Korean-American Scientiests and Engineers Association


Dr. Kang-Won Lee is a scientist, engineer, and innovator in Computing & Information Technology with 20 years of experience in research and development; He is Research Manager at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in NY, KSEA Engineer of the Year, IBM Master Inventor, ACM Distinguished Scientist, and IEEE Senior Member. His expertise is in Mobile Wireless Networks, Convergence between IT & Wireless, Cloud Computing, and Autonomic Computing.

Technical Impact
Developed and transferred major software artifacts including:(a) Configuration Checker as part of IBM TPC 3.3 SAN Management product; (b) Filter Analysis Tool for IBM Tivoli Netcool IMPACT product; (c) Policy Management for Autonomic Computing (IBM Alphaworks). Co-author of a book, several book chapters, and 90+ technical articles for top academic journals and conferences (IEEE, ACM, USENIX); Invited keynote speaker, panelist, conference/workshop chair, journal editor, government review board; Master Inventor with 19 issued patents and 50+ patent applications; Advised 25+ students from top universities.

Major Awards
2013 Engineer of the Year Award by KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association) and KOSFT (Korean Federation of Science and Technology), Best Paper Award at IEEE Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2013), IBM Technical Achievement Awards (including OTAA for $100M revenue impact), Kook-Bi Scholarship from Korean Government, Korea Foundation of Advance Studies Scholarship.

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
M.S., Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, 1994.
B.S., Computer Engineering, Seoul National University (graduated with honors), 1992.