David Lee

David Lee

Vice President and Director, Networking and Mobility Lab, Palo Alto

Biography

David Lee is Vice President and Director of the Networking and Mobility Lab at HP Labs.

The lab's mission is to conduct fundamental research in networking and mobility and to create and transfer innovations and disruptive technologies to HP business units for commercialization. The current research focus of the lab includes: Software Defined Networking (SDN), Cloud network management, Seamless Mobile Connectivity (SMC), and Internet enabling technologies.

David Lee started his research career at Bell Labs after receiving a Ph.D. degree in computer science from Columbia University in 1986. As lab VP, he created and served as the founding Director of Bell Labs Research China. He joined HP Labs from The Ohio State University where he was Ohio Board of Regents Distinguished Professor.


Professional Activities

Co-Editor in Chief, Networking Science (2009-present)
Senior Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (2003-2010)
Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (1996-2003)
Associate Editor, Journal of Complexity (1989-2006)
Editor, I/S: a Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (2004-present)
Executive Committee Chair, IEEE ICNP (2004-2009)
Steering Committee Chair, IEEE ICNP (2000-2009)
Co-Chair, NSF ICER Workshop (2005)
Steering Committee Chair, ACM Sigcomm Asia Workshop (2004-2005)
Member, ACM Sigcomm Technical Advisory Committee (2004-2005)
General Co-Chair, IEEE ICNP1996
Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, IEEE ICNP 1994, 2000
Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, ACM Sigcomm Asia Workshop 2005
Technical Program Committee Co-Chair, IEEE INFOCOM 2002
Counselor, NSF of China
Member, Hong Kong University External Review Board
Panel Member, Hong Kong RGC (Research Grants Council, the only government research funding agency of Hong Kong)


Publications

He has published over 100 technical papers under the following research categories: Network System Management, Information and Networking System Security, Data Networking and Internet Protocol Systems, Image Processing and Computer Vision, Approximation Theory and Numerical Methods, Theoretical Computer Science, and Circuit Design and Analysis.


Awards

  • IEEE Fellow, 1997
  • Distinguished Member of Technical Staff Award, Bell Labs Research, 1997
  • IFIP International Conference TestCom 2005 Best Paper Award: "Coping with Non-determinism in Network Protocol Testingâ€?
  • IFIP International Conference PSTV-FORTE 2000 Best Paper Award: "Integrated System Interoperability Testing with Applications to VoIP"

Patents

  • Method and Apparatus for Designing Gateways for Computer Networks

    No. 5,327,544, 1994, U. S.
  • Method and Apparatus for Testing Protocols

    No. 5,659,555, 1997, U. S.
  • Method and Apparatus for Discrete Tomography

    No. 6,459,758, Oct. 2002, U. S.
  • Hit-Or-Jump: An Algorithm for Embedded Testing With Applications to IN

    No. 6,681,374, Jan. 20, 2004, U.S.
  • Prevention of Deadlocks and Livelocks in Lossless, Backpressured Packet Networks

    No. 6859435, Feb. 2005, U. S.
  • Testing of Network Routers under Given Routing Protocols

    No. 6859435, Feb. 2005, U. S.
  • Prevention of Deadlocks and Livelocks in Lossless, Backpressured Packet Networks

    No. 6859435, Feb. 2005, U. S.
  • Testing of Network Routers under Given Routing Protocols

    No. 6859435, Feb. 2005, U. S.