Dr. Chia-Yen Lee is an educational worker. He is currently Professor in the Department of Information Management (資訊管理學系), Natoinal Taiwan University (國立台灣大學), Taiwan. He have been Director and Professor in the Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems (IMIS, 製造資訊與系統研究所), Deputy Chair in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE, 資訊工程系), and Joint Appointment in the Engineering Management Graduate Program (EMGP, 工學院工程管理碩士在職專班) at National Cheng Kung University (國立成功大學), Taiwan. He received the BS in Mathematical Sciences and BBA in Management Information Systems in National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 2002, the MS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2006, and Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, USA, 2012. He had served as an industrial engineer in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (tsmc, 台積電) until 2008. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), and have been Associate Editor of Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal.