Sunghoon Ivan Lee

Assistant Professor
222 CS Building
(413) 545-3968


Mobile and personalized health, wearable health sensing, embedded systems, sensor data analytics, clinical science.


Professor Lee's research interests are in Mobile & Personalized Health, focusing on developing wearable sensors and data analytic methodologies to understand the health conditions associated with neurological, neuromuscular, or muscular skeleton disorders such as stroke, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injuries, osteoarthritis, etc. With a primary focus on evolution, his specific research interests include 1) designing and implementing novel sensors and remote monitoring systems that are motivated by practical medical needs, 2) constructing appropriate clinical trials, and 3) analyzing the obtained data to quantify patients' conditions and validate the systems' clinical efficacy.


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles (2014), M.S., Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles (2013), M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (2010), B.A.Sc., Computer Engineering, Simon Fraser University (2008). Professor Lee joined the faculty of the College of Information and Computer Sciences as an Assistant Professor in 2016. From 2014 to 2016, he was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School.

Activities & Awards

Professor Lee received the Outstanding Doctoral Research Award during his Ph.D. in 2014. He was also a recipient of the UCLA Computer Science Department Fellowship from 2011 to 2014. Professor Lee's research work received several paper awards including the Best Demo Award from the ACM MobiSys, the Best Demo Honorable Mention at IEEE SECON, and a Featured Article of the Issue at IEEE JBHI. He also holds a pending US and an international patent on a mobile exergaming for upper-limb rehabilitation.