Dr. Lee received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University in 1971, and the M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976 and 1978 respectively. Dr. Lee has been with the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, where he is Director and a Distinguished Research Fellow since July 1, 1998. Prior to joining the Institute, he was a Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, where he has worked since 1978. He spent one year (August 1989 - August 1990) working as Program Director for Computer & Computation Theory Program, Division of Computer & Computation Research of the National Science Foundation. His research interests include design and analysis of algorithms, computational geometry, web-based computing, algorithm visualization, software tools development, bio-informatics, digital libraries, and software security.