Chi-Guhn-Lee is a professor of Industrial Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. He received a Master of Science from KAIST in 1992 and a PhD in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 2001. He has a working experience as a system engineer at Samsung SDS from 1993 to 1996. His research specialties include Markov decision processes, mathematical programming and combinatorial optimization, and stochastic models. He has applied his optimization theory to a wide range of applications including asset management, supply chain management, financial engineering, manufacturing, pricing and product design, among many.