Pee-Yew Lee received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the National Cheng-Kung University in Taiwan, both in metallurgy and materials engineering before coming to the USA. Then in 1984, Lee moved to the North Carolina State University to pursue a Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering. Lee's dissertation research was focused on the fabrication of amorphous alloy powders with the use of mechanical alloying techniques. After finishing the graduate work in 1988, Lee joined the Department of Materials Engineering at Tatung University in Taiwan. Following two years at the Tatung University, Lee joined the faculty at the National Taiwan Ocean University, as an Associate Professor of materials engineering in 1990 and was promoted to a Full Professor in 1994. From 1993 to 1999, Lee served as the Director of Institute of Materials Engineering at the National Taiwan Ocean University. Lee's research has focused on the synthesis, characterization, and properties of metastable materials by high-energy ball milling process. Recent research has turned to hydrogen storage and thermoelectric materials prepared by mechanical alloying and vacuum hot pressing.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2011