Over the course of his career, Deokwoo Lee has established himself as a leader in the areas of image and signal processing, computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning. Currently, he serves as an assistant professor at Youngsan University in the Republic of Korea. He has served in this role since September 2016. Prior, Dr. Lee held the position of senior researcher for Samsung Electronics from 2013 to 2016.
Dr. Lee has always been interested in modeling the real world in a mathematical way. Thus, he has been focusing on research of the 3-D real world from geometric perspectives. In addition, he has always been intrigued by image processing and signal processing. Dr. Lee has been trying to efficiently process and represent high dimensional data in an efficient way. He earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and computer science from Kyungpook National University in 2007. In 2012, Dr. Lee received a Doctor of Philosophy in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University. From 2008 to 2012, he served as a researcher and teaching assistant for the university. The following year, in 2013, Dr. Lee served as a postdoctoral research associate for Washington University in St. Louis.
Dr. Lee takes pride in trying to understand any problem in an easy and simple way; this allows him to approach every project with optimism. Some of his greatest achievements include developing algorithms for a sampling theory for 3-D reconstruction and for applications of a mobile camera for Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy phone series. Recognized for his hard work and dedication to the field, Dr. Lee was the recipient of the Galaxy S5 Contribution Award from Samsung Electronics’ Division of Mobile Communications in 2014. Notably, Dr. Lee will be featured in Marquis Who’s Who 2018 registry.
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