Yang W. Lee, PhD
Associate Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management Group Coordinator
- PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- MCP, Seoul National University (summa cum laude)
- BS Engineering, Han Yang University (summa cum laude)
Research & Teaching Interests
Dr. Lee’s research areas include data and information quality; IT-mediated institutional learning and problem solving; systems and data integration; enterprise architecture; and healthcare information and medical errors. She has taught information quality courses for honor students (“Information Quality: Technology and Philosophy”) and MBA students (“Information Quality for Global Managers”), and various MIS courses, such as “Telecommunications and Networks” and “Information Resource Management” for MBA and undergraduate students at Northeastern University. She has also taught “eIntegration: Strategy, Technology, and Organizations” for MBA and undergraduate students at MIT, and various information quality courses for executives at MIT, UC Berkeley, and many other institutions globally.
Industry & Academic Experience
Professor Lee was a visiting assistant professor at MIT. She was associate director of the Total Data Quality Program at MIT, and a research associate at MIT. She is a co-founder of the International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ) and the Cambridge Research Group. Professor Lee has provided consultation for many companies and agencies in private and public sectors in the U.S. and internationally for over 20 years. Many concepts, frameworks, techniques, and software applications produced from her research and industry practice over the years are used and applied in practice.
Services to the Profession
Professor Lee is a founding and current editor in chief for the ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Database Management, Information and Management and a reviewer for leading journals in the MIS area. She has served as conference chair, program chair, track chair, and session chair for many conferences in the information systems area. Currently, she is also an advisor for the PhD and graduate programs in information quality at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.
Awards & Recognition
Yang Lee is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 Academic Achievement Award, the 2012 Data Management Hall of Famer, from the Data Management Association International (DAMAI) for her theoretical contribution and work as a thought leader in the field of data quality.
Tier 1 Grant funding awarded by Northeastern University’s Provost Office for the 2012-2013 academic year went to Yang Lee, Felicia Lassk, and Carole Kenner for “Healthcare Collaboration: How to collaborate to deliver patient-centered care in an information intensive environment.”
She was also awarded the Distinguished Invited Research Fellow by the National Cancer Institute/National Institute of Health, (June 25, 2008).