PROFESSOR

John Jung-hoon Lee Ph.D

John Jung-hoon Lee Ph.D

Professor of Technology & Innovation Management Graduate School of Information, Yonsei University

E-Mail : jhoonlee@yonsei.ac.kr

About Professor

Jung-hoon (John) Lee is currently an associate dean and a professor of Technology & Innovation management at the Graduate School of Information, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He was also a visiting scholar with the Stanford Program on Regions of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SPRIE), Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2011/2012. Professor Lee’s recent research focuses on “Smart City”, specially the IT-based service design and implementation in urban planning and development. He has been involved in R&D projects sponsored by the South Korean government, including developing a national strategy and vision for Smart City, analyzing and designing Smart City services and implementation and developing Performance Management Systems for Smart City operations. Active in leading the development of 5-year master plans for smart cities, he served as associate project manager for Seoul Metropolitan City and Busan, South Korea’s second largest metropolis. His current research projects are on urban regeneration (2014-2016) and smart city R&D projects (2014-2018) which both are supported by the Ministry of Land and Transport. He is also participating IoT based Smart City Development and Living Lab project (2015-2017) with SK Telecom, largest mobile carrier and Busan Metropolitan City, sponsored by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, South Korea. Prof. LEE also actively contributed his research works in academic journals. His paper on “Towards an effective framework for building smart cities” was one most of downloaded articles in Technological Forecasting & Social Change. He also contributed several consulting and advisory services including CISCO, GSMA, SKT, LG CNS. He also worked as an external consultant for ITS implementation for UN ESCAP. Professor LEE received a B.Eng./MSc. from the University of Manchester and MSc from the London School of Economics and Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the GSI faculty at Yonsei University, he worked for LG CNS as a senior business/IT consultant.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering and Management, 2003
    Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • M.Sc. in Analysis, Design and Management of Information Systems, 1998
    Information Systems & Innovation Group, Department of Management,
    London School of Economics, University of London, U.K.
  • M.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering, 1996
    Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, U.K.
  • B.Eng. in Electronic Engineering, 1995
    School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, U.K.

Current & Past Projects

  • IoT(Internet of Things) Smart City Open Platform Test-bed Development, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Korea, May 2015-December 2017
    – Role & Responsibility: Sub-group project manager for developing IoT Civic Engagement Platform & Living Labs Program and Smart City Global Index
  • U-City R&D Phase II: Service Reference Model Development, Ministry of Land & Transport, Korea, May 2014-March 2018
    – Role & Responsibility: Developing Service Reference Model for Smart City Development
  • Urban Regeneration Project: Life & Social Smart City Service Planning, Ministry of Land & Transport, Korea, May 2014-March 2016
    – Role & Responsibility: Planning Smart City Service for Urban Regeneration
  • Busan Ubiquitous City Master Plan, Busan City Hall, Korea, March 2011-January 2012
    – Role & Responsibility: Sub-group project manager for framing Smart City vision & strategy for Busan Metropolitan City (the second largest in Korea) and for developing ubiquitous services
  • Global Expansion Strategy for Smart City Development, Ministry of Land, Transport & Maritime Affairs, Korea, July 2010-December 2010
    – Role & Responsibility: Developing a Smart City information management strategy
  • u-Seoul Ubiquitous City Master Plan, Seoul City Hall, Korea, May 2010-February 2011
    – Role & Responsibility: Sub-group project manager applying BSC framework to a ubiquitous technology (IT)-based city development alongside development of performance management tools.
  • IT Convergence and Eco-System Development, Yonsei University Research Center, Korea, March 2010-Febuary 2011
    – Role & Responsibility: Service development and implementation, research on service innovation.
  • u-Space Planning & Development, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Korea, November 2008-April 2013
    – Role & Responsibility: Project manager for developing an IT based ubiquitous services with LG CNS
  • u-Eco City Strategy & Vision, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Korea, June 2008-April 2010
    – Role & Responsibility: Project manager for U-City Strategic Planning using a Technology Roadmap & developing a PRM (Performance Reference Model) System for U-City Management.
  • BK21, Innovating IT education around U-Business and U-Policy, Ministry of Education, Korea, March 2007-March 2013
    – Role & Responsibility: Track Leader in IT Strategic Planning and Management, Graduate School of Information, Yonsei University, designing new curriculum for IT Strategic Planning and Management
  • IT Governance based Information Strategy Planning, LG Telecom, Korea, May 2007-December 2007
    – Role & Responsibility: Conducted research for developing an IT governance-based Information Strategy Planning framework for the third largest mobile service operator in Korea.
  • IT Governance Guideline Development for the Public Sector, National Information Agency, Korea, February 2007-December 2007
    – Role & Responsibility: Developed IT governance implementation guidelines for e-government in Korea.
  • IT Governance Framework Development for Public Administration, National Information Society Agency, Korea, September 2006-February 2007
    – Role & Responsibility: Conducted a research project developing an IT governance framework for public administration in Korea.
  • Globalizing E-Business Service Model, Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy, Korea, November 2006-January 2007
    – Role & Responsibility: Conducted a research project aiming to globalize a Korean e-business model.
  • Digital Convergence Project for the Silver Industry, Seoul City Hall, Republic of Korea, December 2005-December 2008
    – Role & Responsibility: Conducted a research project aiming to develop Web-based service model for the silver industry.

ABOUT ISi LAB

Information System Intelligence Lab (ISi Lab) of the Graduate School of Information, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea was founded in 2004 and has been carrying out research in various fields with the aim of fostering the next generation of ICT innovation. Led by Dr. Jung Hoon LEE, Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, the lab focuses on smart city, especially the IT-based service design and implementation along with urban planning and development. Since 2007 the lab has been involved in various leading R&D projects sponsored by the South Korean government, including developing a national strategy and vision for smart city, analyzing and designing smart city services and implementation with the LG CNS, and developing Performance Management Systems for smart city operations. The lab also carried out the development of 5-year smart city master plan for both Seoul Metropolitan City and Busan Metropolitan City, South Korea’s two largest metropolises. In recent years, the lab has been involved in several smart city R&D projects such as Urban Regeneration (2014-2017), Smart City R&D Project Phase Ⅱ (2014-2018), Open IoT Platform-based Smart City Test-bed Development Project (2015-2017) with South Korea’s largest mobile carrier and Busan Metropolitan City. The lab has contributed towards several consulting and advisory services for ministries, government agencies and private sectors including CISCO, GSMA, SKT, LG CNS and UN ESCAP.

RESEARCH AREA

PROJECT

Global Smart City

Building open IoT-platform & Testing Smart City Services. Constructing global smart city test-bed in Haeundae, Busan. Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning (2015.05.01 – 2016.12.31)
IT Governance

IT Governance

Researching on Internet governance in IoT era. Studying definition of structure and roles of the global Internet governance. Office of Research Affair in Yonsei University Research (2014.12.01 – 2017.11.30)
Urban Regeneration

Urban Regeneration

Researching for development of method to enhance living welfare with U-city services. An empirical research of urban regeneration for improving environmental quality of city residence Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (2014.07…
U-city Technology

Ubiquitous City Technology

Developing core foundation technology for enhancing U-city. Developing diagnostic system and evaluation model of U-Infra, services, vitalization in district unit. Planning U-city model and future strategy. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and…
Busan U-city

U-city Planning in Busan

Development of vision, goals, strategy and local U-services in Busan Metropolitan city.
Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement U-Space

Citizen-friendly U-Space and service advancement. Development of civic engaging U-service. Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
UML, ERD

U-city UML, ERD

Development of technology implementation on U-city infrastructure
U-city Seoul

U-city Planning in Seoul

Developing core foundation technique research for enhancing U-city
TRM, PRM

U-city TRM, PRM

Developing technology roadmap(TRM) and performance reference model(PRM) for ubiquitous city Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs

Smart City Index Report

CONTACT US

  • PHONE

    +822-2123-4529

  • E-MAIL

    jhoonlee@yonsei.ac.kr

  • ADDRESS

    #418 New Millenium Hall, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea