The Korea Herald


Korean-American scientist named to U.S. cybersecurity commission

By 임정요

Published : April 15, 2016 - 09:20

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A renowned Korean-American computer scientist has been named a member of a U.S. commission set up by President Barack Obama to bolster cyber defenses.

Peter Lee, corporate vice president of Microsoft Research, was one of the 10 members of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity that Obama announced on Wednesday.

Lee, a U.S.-born citizen of Korean descent, graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, taught at Carnegie Mellon University and served at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as director of the transformational convergence technology office. (Yonhap)