LA MIRADA, CALIF. — Biola University’s School of Science, Technology and Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Yohan Lee as the first Promod and Dorcas Haque Endowed Chair of Computer Science, Mathematics and Technology. He will also serve as an associate dean for the division of technology and professor of computer science.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Yohan Lee to Biola University as the Promod and Dorcas Haque Endowed Chair and Associate Dean for the School of Science, Technology and Health. His wealth of experience and leadership in advanced technology positions him as a luminary leader for our institution,” said Dr. Matt Rouse, dean of the School of Science, Technology and Health at Biola University.
Lee brings over two decades of extensive experience in leading advanced technology organizations across commercial industry, education and government. His distinguished career includes roles as a civil scientist at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Principal Investigator at Google AI, Chief Science Officer at Riiid Labs, Inc., and CEO of Scaled Entelechy, Inc. His diverse background encompasses expertise in neuroscience, genomics, cloud computing, and Artificial Intelligence.
“Dr. Lee's addition marks a pivotal moment for the future of technology at Biola, and I am confident that his vision and expertise will elevate Biola to be recognized among the world’s foremost Christ-centered STEM and health schools,” said Rouse.
Throughout his career, Lee has demonstrated exceptional leadership, contributing significantly to research and business units in various sectors, including industry, public-private partnerships, federal government initiatives, and international academic consortia. Notably, he founded the Silicon Valley AI startup 'Scaled Entelechy, Inc.,' which received recognition from the U.S. National Artificial Intelligence Initiative office for its innovative AI applications aimed at upskilling the workforce in AI.
This significant appointment reflects Biola University's commitment to advancing excellence in technology education and further establishes Biola’s School of Science, Technology and Health as a place for research and innovation in the field.
In Fall 2023, the School of Science, Technology and Health launched two new degrees: a B.S. in Robotics and a B.S. in Engineering. With a growing relevance in both fields, Biola is committed to cultivating an environment with resources and instruction that will equip students for both work and study. Designed to offer students with hands-on experiences, field-related knowledge and portfolio-ready projects, students will be led through the process of programming all the way to actuation. The hope with this intentional structure is that students are provided opportunities for future success and confidence for integrating faith to impact society at large.
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