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Robert Lee

  • Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • Room #275
    1330 Kinnear Road
    Columbus, OH 43212


Rob Lee received his BSEE in 1983 from Lehigh University, his MSEE in 1988 and his PhD in 1990, both graduate degrees from the University of Arizona. He has worked for Microwave Semiconductor Corporation, Hughes Aircraft Company and Sandia National Laboratories. He has been at Ohio State University since 1990 and has earned a full professorship.

Research Interests

Dr. Lee’s primary area of research interest is in numerical techniques for electromagnetics, specifically on differential-based techniques such as the finite element and finite difference methods. He has also worked on hybrid methods, boundary truncation techniques and error analysis of FEM. He has used his techniques to solve problems in jet inlet scattering, mine detection antennas and coils for high field MRI.


  • January, 2003

    Lumley Research Award.

  • January, 1999

    Lumley Research Award.

  • January, 1996

    Young Scientist Award.

  • January, 1995

    Lumley Research Award.

  • January, 1990

    First Place.

  • January, 1989

    Graduate Merit Award.