Woo Il Lee
Vice President, Seoul National University, Korea.
Parallel Session 3: Advancing Gender Sensitive Innovation Ecosystems
Woo Il Lee is currently Vice President of Seoul National University. He received his B.S. and M.Sc. degrees from Seoul National University in 1976 and 1978, respectively and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1983, all in mechanical engineering. After working at Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials as a senior research engineer, he joined the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Seoul National University in 1987. From 2005 until 2009, Professor Lee was Chairman of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He served as Dean of the school’s College of Engineering for two years from 2011.
His research interests include thermal problems related to various manufacturing processes with special interest in polymers and composite materials processing. Professor Lee helped found the Korean Society for Composite Materials and served as president of the society in 2010.