Jason D. Lee

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
C328 Engineering Quadrangle
  • Ph.D., Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University, 2015
  • B.Sc., Mathematics, Duke University, 2010

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jason Lee is an associate professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (secondary) at Princeton University. Prior to that, he was in the Data Science and Operations department at the University of Southern California and a postdoctoral researcher at UC Berkeley working with Michael I. Jordan. Jason received his PhD at Stanford University advised by Trevor Hastie and Jonathan Taylor.  His research interests are in the theory of machine learning, optimization, and statistics. Lately, he has worked on the foundations of deep learning, representation learning, and reinforcement learning. He has received the Samsung AI Researcher of the Year Award, NSF Career Award, ONR Young Investigator Award in Mathematical Data Science, Sloan Research Fellowship, NeurIPS Best Student Paper Award and Finalist for the Best Paper Prize for Young Researchers in Continuous Optimization, and Princeton Commendation for Outstanding Teaching.



Selected Publications
Research Areas
Data & Information Science