T. H. Lee received the B.A. degree with First Class Honours in the Engineering Tripos from Cambridge University, England, in 1980; the M.Engrg. degree from NUS in 1985; and the Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1987. He is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS); and also a Professor in the NUS Graduate School, NUS NGS. He was a Past Vice-President (Research) of NUS.
Dr. Lee’s research interests are in the areas of adaptive systems, knowledge-based control, intelligent mechatronics and computational intelligence. He currently holds Associate Editor appointments in the IEEE Transactions in Systems, Man and Cybernetics; IEEE Transactions in Industrial Electronics; Control Engineering Practice (an IFAC journal); and the International Journal of Systems Science (Taylor and Francis, London). In addition, he is the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of IFAC Mechatronics journal.
Dr. Lee was a recipient of the Cambridge University Charles Baker Prize in Engineering; the 2004 ASCC (Melbourne) Best Industrial Control Application Paper Prize; the 2009 IEEE ICMA Best Paper in Automation Prize; and the 2009 ASCC Best Application Paper Prize. He has also co-authored five research monographs (books), and holds four patents (two of which are in the technology area of adaptive systems, and the other two are in the area of intelligent mechatronics).
Dr. Lee was an Invited Panelist at the World Automation Congress, WAC2000 Maui U.S.A.; an Invited Keynote Speaker for IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, IEEE ISIC 2003 Houston U.S.A.; an Invited Keynote Speaker for LSMS 2007, Shanghai China; an Invited Expert Panelist for IEEE AIM2009; an Invited Plenary Speaker for IASTED RTA 2009, Beijing China; an Invited Keynote Speaker for LSMS 2010, Shanghai China; an Invited Keynote Speaker for IASTED CA 2010, Banff Canada; an Invited Keynote Speaker for IFTOMM ICDMA 2010, Changsha China; an Invited Keynote Speaker for ICUAS 2011, Denver USA; an Invited Keynote Speaker for IEEE CISRAM 2011 Qingdao; and an Invited Plenary Speaker for IASTED EAS 2012 Colombo. He is also invited as a Keynote Speaker for IEEE ICCSE 2013 Vancouver.
Dr. Lee is also a multiple winner of the National University of Singapore FoE Engineering Educator Award, and is now on the Engineering Educator Honour Roll.
The 2013 Thomson Reuters citation report lists him in the list of highly-cited researchers in Engineering. And he is the recipient of the 2013 ACA Wook Hyun Kwon Education Prize.