Jane Hyo Jin Lee

Biography

Lee joins the Mathematics faculty at Stonehill after earning her doctorate from the University of California at Merced in the spring. While there, she served as a teaching fellow and teaching assistant, instructing courses in numerical analysis, linear algebra, and calculus among others. She was the recipient of the 2013-2014 Outstanding Teaching Award.

As an undergrad at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, Lee worked as a high school mathematics and science tutor and also taught kindergarten at the New Zealand School of Korea as well as a high school mathematics class for four years.

Her research is focused on understanding the behavior of nanoscale water structures in external electric fields as a key to understanding the mechanism of initiation of electroporation of cell membranes.

Education

  • B.S., Applied Mathematics and Physics, University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Auckland (New Zealand)
  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of California, Merced