Dr. Lee received the Education Award of Excellence from Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation in 2005, College Teacher of the Year Award from the Los Angeles County Industrial Technology Education Association in 2005, 2004-2005 Professor of the Year Award from the ECST Student Council, California State University, Los Angeles in 2005, the Exemplary Contributions Award from The National Association of Industrial Technology in 2004, the PIASC Educators of the Year 2003 Award from the Printing Industries Association of Southern California in 2003, Educator of the Year Award (one award recipient worldwide) from the Electronic Document Systems Foundation in 2002, the Outstanding Professor Award from The National Association of Industrial Technology in 2001, the International Man of the Year for 1997/1998 from International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England in 1998, has been included in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who in High Volume Transaction Output, 2000 Outstanding People, 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Outstanding People of the 20th Century, Who’s Who in Engineering Education, Dictionary of International Biography, Who’s Who in the Midwest, and International Who’s Who of Intellectuals. To date, he has published nine books and 96 papers, major libraries such as the U.S. Congress Library, the Yale University Library, and the National Central Library of the Republic of China collect some of them; eight of those papers have been selected and published in the annual Selected Paper of the National Association of Industrial Technology. He served as the principal investigator for more than 30 grants and had acquired 15 equipment and major software donations. He has made 31 invited keynote speeches and 20 presentations at the national and international level, participated in international researches such as The Global Future Study, The Global Impact of JDF on the Graphic Communications Industry, and serves as a Round Table Scholar of Round Table Group.
Dr. Lee served as the President of the Graphic Communications Division of The National Association of Industrial Technology, a Selection Committee member of 2006 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference (HENAAC), the Chair of the Keynote Session of The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications, the Co-Chair of the Planning Committee of The 1st International Conference on Graphic Communications, the Consultant of the Hong Kong Printing Specifications (HKPS) project, an Advisory Panel member of eWEEK Magazine, an Academic Council member of Electronic Document Systems Foundation, an Advisory Board member of Application Development Trends Magazine, an Advisory Board member and guest editor of DOCUMENT Magazine, a member of the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Program Advisory Committee, a Director of the Executive Board of The National Association of Industrial Technology, a reviewer for grant proposals for the California Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, a Judge of the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California Student Assembly and Academic Decathlon, a member of the California Industrial and Technology Education Association Annual Conference Planning Committee, the Region Six Director of The National Association of Industrial Technology, a Judge of the Los Angeles County Fair Education EXPO, a member of the Advisory Committee of Inner-City Graphic Communications Academy and Pasadena Graphic Communications Academy, a reviewer for Grant Competition for the Office of Postsecondary Education, United States Department of Education, a Director of the Executive Board for Chinese Association of Graphics Science and Technology, a reviewer of Delmar Publishers Inc., a Director of the Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California Education Committee and initiated a 2+4+Career program which allows high school students to take a full year of graphic communications courses at California State University, Los Angeles.