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Doo Yong Lee

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Doo Yong Lee received the B.S. degree from the Department of Control and Instrumentation Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea; and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, U.S.A. He joined the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), Daejeon, Korea in 1994, and is a Professor. He served as the Director of Health Technology Infrastructure of the Korea Health Industry Development Institute of the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare (2010-2012). He was a postdoctoral Research Associate at the Information Technology Services, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1993-1994). He was a Visiting Scholar at the Osaka University, Japan (1997); Saga University, Japan (2003); and University of California, Irvine, California, U.S.A. (2004-2005). His research interests include medical robotics and simulation, especially robotic medical devices, and high-fidelity interactive simulation with haptic interface for training and planning purposes.

Prof. Lee received the Charles M. Close Doctoral Prize from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1993); the Baek-Am Paper Award from the Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers (KSME, 1999); the Young Researcher Paper Award from the Institute of Control, Robotics, and Systems (ICROS, 2002); the Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (2004); the Outstanding Paper Award of the International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems (ICCAS 2007); the Outstanding Service Award from the KSME (2012); and the Fumio Harashima Mechatronics Award from the ICROS (2015).

He is a Senior Member of the IEEE; Senior Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME); Vice President of the ICROS; President of the Bio Engineering Division of the KSME; and Member of the Korean Society of Medical and Biological Engineering. He also served as the Managing Directors of the KSME (2010-2011) and the ICROS (2007-2011).

Prof. Lee served as the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B (2001-2012); and the Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (2000-2012). He was also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems Engineering (2001-2003). He was the Organizing Chair and Program Chair of the ICCAS in 2014 and 2008, respectively. He also served in the program committees of the international conferences of the IEEE and the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).