Peter Lee (computer scientist)

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Peter Lee (born November 30, 1960) is an American computer scientist. He is a Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director of Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA.[1] Previously, he was the head of the Transformational Convergence Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the chair of the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University.[2] His research focuses on software security and reliability.

Lee received his PhD degree from the University of Michigan in May 1987 with thesis[2] titled The automatic generation of realistic compilers from high-level semantic descriptions.[3] He is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery.



  1. ^ "Microsoft Taps Peter Lee as New Managing Director of Microsoft Research Redmond". Microsoft News, Press Release. Microsoft, Redmond, USA. July 15, 2010. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Curriculum vitae". Peter Lee. Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Retrieved May 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ Lee, Peter. "The automatic generation of realistic compilers from high-level semantic descriptions". ProQuest. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 

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