Korean Engineer To Lead The Association For Information Systems

Professor Lee Jae Kyu will serve as president of the professional association for information systems scientists, AIS.

AsianScientist (May 16, 2014) – For the first time, the Association for Information Systems (AIS) will be headed by a Korean engineer. Lee Jae Kyu, who is the Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. Chair Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), will serve AIS as president between July 2015 and June 2016.

An engineer trained in operations and information systems at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Lee is actively involved in research. He is the founder of the Electronic Commerce Research and Applications journal and has chaired international conferences including the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems. Professor Lee presently directs the Energy, Environment, Water and Sustainability Research Center at KAIST.

Founded in 1994, AIS is the premier professional association for individuals and organizations who lead the research, teaching, practice and study of information systems worldwide.


Source: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.
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