Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
Phone: 814-871-7630
Office: Z 302
lee023@gannon.edu

  • Educational History
  • Honor Societies
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Scholarship/Research
  • Service

Educational History

  • D.Sc.  in Communications in EE, George Washington University, Washington, DC, Jan. 1996
  • M.S.  in Communications in EE, George Washington University, Washington, DC, May 1992
  • B.S.  in Electronic Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, Korea, Feb. 1985

Honor Societies

  • Member, Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), National Electrical Engineering Honor Society

Professional Societies

  • Sr. Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Professional Engineer (PE)

Publications

Archival/Refereed Journals

  • W. Lee and B. J. Sepko, “On mobility-supporting transmit beamforming in MISO FDD wireless systems,” KICS/IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 308-315, Sept. 2008.
  • J. Zhu and W. Lee, “Carrier frequency offset estimation for OFDM systems with null subcarriers,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 1677-1690, Sept. 2006.
  • W. Lee and C. S. Curry, “A performance analysis of OFDM systems in excessively dispersive multipath channels,” KICS/IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 323-329, Sept. 2006.

Patents

  • US Patent No. 6,690,944, Power Control of a Multi-Subchannel Mobile Station in a Mobile Communication System, (with N. Secord), awarded on Feb. 10, ‘04.
  • US Patent No. 6,373,831, System and Method of Channel Coding and Inverse Multiplexing for Multi-Carrier CDMA Systems, (with N. Secord et al.), awarded on Apr. 16, ‘02.
  • US Patent No. 6,330,456, System and Method to Combine Power Control Commands During Soft Handoff in DS/CDMA Cellular Systems, (with B. Hashem & N. Secord), international patent, awarded on Dec. 11, ’01.
  • US Patent No. 6,269,239, System and Method to Combine Power Control Commands During Soft Handoff in DS/CDMA Cellular Systems, (with B. Hashem & N. Secord), awarded on July 31, ’01, included in the Wideband CDMA Global Standards “3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) -  Release ’99.”

Conference Proceedings (Teaching-related)

  • W. Lee and S. K. Mutya, “Work in Progress: A proof-of-concept prototype from an active research for course instructions and laboratory experiments,” in Proc. Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, Oct. 27-30, 2010, Washington, DC.
  • W. Lee and F. K. Mak, “Work in Progress: Exploiting high-altitude ballooning as a framework of ECE senior design projects,” in Proc. Annual Frontiers in Education Conference, Oct. 27-30, 2010, Washington, DC.
  • W. Lee, S. K. Mutya, and K. Palthi, “Mesh-networked mobile robots: A framework of laboratory experiments for courses in wireless communications,” in Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, June 20-23, 2010, Louisville, KY.
  • W. Lee and F. K. Mak, “A case study: a new course on engineering project and management for first-year graduate students in electrical and computer engineering,” in Proc. ASEE Annual Conference, June 22-25, 2008, Pittsburgh, PA, AC-635, pp. 1-10.

Conference Proceedings (Research)

  • W. Xu, W. R. Betz, S. T. Frezza, and W. Lee, “Letting Patients’ Daily Living Information Speak: A Novel Approach to Study Geriatric Patients with Dementia and Hypertension,” in Proc. Int’l Conf. in Modeling Health Advances (ICMHA ’10), San Francisco, CA, Oct. 20-22, 2010, pp. 1-6.
  • W. Lee, “Indoor location estimation at mobile nodes based on angle-of-transmission,” in Proc. IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON ’09), April 21-22, 2009, Clearwater, FL, pp. 1-5.
  • B. J. Sepko and W. Lee, “A study on multiple arbitrary-power interferers with unequal path gains in cooperative communication,” in Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS ’09), January18-22, 2009, San Diego, CA, pp. 622-625.
  • B. J. Sepko and W. Lee, “Effect of unequal diversity-path quality on link performance in clean-and-forward cooperative communication,” in Proc. IEEE Int’l Conf. on Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE ’08), December 8-9, 2008, Dearborn, MI, pp. 1-5.
  • B. J. Sepko and W. Lee, “A study on effect of interference in cooperative communication,” in Proc. IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS ’08), Jan. 22-24, 2008, Orlando, FL, pp. 651-654.

Scholarship/Research

My research interests are in the general areas of tethered and wireless communications including wireless multiple access techniques, spread spectrum communications, channel propagation, antenna array processing, interference cancellation, radio link design and performance analysis for terrestrial wireless networks.

Recent Funded Projects

  • High Altitude Radiation Detector: A Payload for High Altitude Student Platform (HASP), Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium/NASA
  • Prototype of a Biomass Energy-Source Generator and Remote Control and Monitoring, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Research on Smart Grid Communications, Faculty Research Grant, Gannon University

Service

Paper Reviewer for Journals

  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2004-2009, 2011, 2012)
  • IEEE Communications Letters (2004, 2012)
  • IEEE Transactions on Communications (2006-2007, 2009)
  • Wiley Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal (2004, 2009)
  • IETE Technical Review (2009)
  • IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting (2009)
  • European Transactions on Telecommunications (2008)
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters (2008)
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2003-2006, 2008)
  • AutoSoft Journal (2007)
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2002, 2006)
  • KICS/IEEE Journal of Communications and Networks (2000, 2003, 2005-2006)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute Journal (2005-2006)
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (2004-2005)
  • IEEE Wireless Communications (2003)

On-campus Committees

  • Member, Compliance Working Group, GU (November, 2011 - )
  • Senator, Faculty Senate, GU (Sept. 2010 - )
  • Member, Student Success Committee, GU (Sept. 2010 - )

 

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