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Biography

Loo Hay LEE is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management at National University of Singapore and was a visiting professor at the Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research at George Mason University. Dr Lee has also been appointed as the Eastern Scholar Professor for the Shanghai Maritime University by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. He received his B.S (Electrical Engineering) degree from the National Taiwan University in 1992 and his S.M and PhD degrees in 1994 and 1997 from Harvard University. He has published around 80 papers in international journals and has served as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IIE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, the Asia Pacific Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Industrial Engineer: Theory, Applications and Practice. He is currently the co-editor for Journal of Simulation and is a member in the advisory board for OR Spectrum. He is a senior member of IEEE, and has served as a council member in the simulation society of INFORMS. His research focuses on the simulation-based optimization, maritime logistics which includes port operations and the modeling and analysis for the logistics and supply chain system. He has co-authored a book: Stochastic Simulation Optimization-Optimal Computing Budget Allocation (World Scientific) and co-edited the book Advances in Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Systems. He has won the Best Paper Award at the INFOCOMP 2011 and co-lead a team with A/Prof Chew Ek Peng to win the grand prize for the next generation container port challenge in 2013 by proposing a revolutionary double storey container terminal design, called SINGA Port. He has also served as the assistant dean in charge of research for the Faculty of Engineering of NUS from 2001 to 2003, and is now the deputy head of research for the department.