Name: Dr. Jason Z.-H. Lee
Title: Associate Professor of Operations and Management Sciences
Office Location: Dyson 364
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2081
Degrees Held:

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley

M.S., Physics, University of Pittsburgh

MBA, Management of Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

B.S., Physics, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


Dr. Lee has Doctorate and Master degrees in engineering, business and science. He has taken advantage of this broad academic background to develop his consulting experience. Before joining Marist, Dr. Lee was a tenured professor of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University. Given the bilingual skills in English and Mandarin and multicultural experience, he is able to keep himself aware of and open mineded in different views of global matters and cultural dynamics especially for business and higher education.


Dr. Lee has published over 30 refereed journal articles, and various book chapters and conference papers.

I. Select refereed journal articles:

  • Yang, J., W. W. Poon and J. Z.-H. Lee (2015). The impact of the new consolidation accounting standards on financial statements. Franklin Business & Law Review Journal, vol. 2015, pp. 100-114.
  • Cheng, K., H.-P. Chen and J. Z.-H. Lee (2015). Competition behavior in service frequency for US airlines. Service Business, vol. 9, pp. 1-16.
  • Wang, Y. and J. Z.-H. Lee (2014). Is outsider board better for monitoring company president? Evidence from Taiwan's firm governance. Journal of Global Business Issues, vol. 8, pp. 63-72.
  • Wang, X., A. H.-L. Chen and J. Z.-H. Lee (2014). Information decay and firm valuation – Evidence from Taiwan’s biotech industry. Journal of Accounting and Finance, vol. 14, pp. 90-99.
  • Chen, A. H.-L., X. Wang, J. Z.-H. Lee and C.-Y. Fu (2013). Biotech firm valuation in an emerging market - Evidence from Taiwan. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, vol. 5, pp. 92-102.
  • Liang, Y.-C., Z.-H. Lee and Y.-S. Chen (2012). A novel ant colony optimization approach for on-line scheduling and due date determination. Journal of Heuristics, vol. 18, pp. 571-591.
  • Cheng, K., Z.-H. Lee and H. Shomali (2012). Airline firm boundary and ticket distribution in electronic markets. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 137, pp. 137-144.
  • Chen, A., K. Cheng and Z.-H. Lee (2011). The behavior of Taiwanese investors in asset allocation. Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, vol. 3, pp. 62-74.
  • Cheng, K., Z.-H. Lee and B. Klingenberg (2011). Consumers' perspectives on the selection of air ticket purchasing channel. International Journal of Business Environment, vol. 4, pp. 63-91.
  • Lee, Z.-H. and K. Cheng (2010). Predictors of customer preference for online versus offline air travel booking. Tourism Review International, vol. 13, pp. 183-200.
  • Lee, Z.-H., S. Deng, B. Lin and J. Yang (2010). Decision model and analysis for investment interest expense deduction and allocation. European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 200, pp. 268-280.
  • Lee, Z.-H. and R. Bartkow (2009). Student enrollment and class scheduling for a private language school business. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, vol. 10, pp. 429-442.
  • Pong, W., Z.-H. Lee, C.-S. Tsai and B.-J. Chen (2009). Heuristic design procedure for structures with displacement-dependent damping devices. Engineering Computations, vol. 26, pp. 347-359.
  • Kaminsky, P. and Z.-H. Lee (2008). Effective online algorithms for reliable due date quotation and large-scale scheduling. Journal of Scheduling, vol. 11, pp. 187-204.
  • Lin, B., Z.-H. Lee and L. Gibbs (2008). Operational restructuring: Reviving an ailing business. Management Decision, vol. 46, pp. 539-552.
  • Vora, M., Z.-H. Lee and W. Pong (2008). The cost of seismic structural damage and preventive action. Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 17, pp. 601-621.
  • Lee, Z.-H. (2008). Online MTO lead-time scheduling: a probabilistic approach. International Journal of Operational Research, vol. 3, pp. 183-200.
  • Lee, Z.-H. (2007). A practical scheduling rule for due date quotation. International Journal of Industrial Engineering, vol. 14, pp. 90-99.
  • Pong, W., C.-S. Tsai, Z.-H. Lee, C.-K. Cheng and B.-J. Chen (2007). Simulation methods for seismic behavior of buildings in unbounded soil media with radiation damping. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, vol. 46, pp. 1300-1313.
  • Li, N., M. Zhang, S. Deng, Z.-H. Lee, L. Zhang and L. Zheng (2007). Single-station performance evaluation and improvement in semiconductor manufacturing: A graphical approach. International Journal of Production Economics, vol. 107, pp. 397-403.
  • Olsen, J., Z.-H. Lee and W. Pong (2007). Optimal selection of concrete anchors for connection cost reduction. Construction Management and Economics, vol. 25, pp. 423-434.
  • Pong, W., G. Gannon and Z.-H. Lee (2007). A comparative study of seismic provisions between International Building Code 2003 and Mexico's manual of Civil Works 1993. Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 10, pp. 153-170.
  • Lin, B., Z.-H. Lee and R. Peterson (2006). An analytical approach for making management decisions concerning corporate restructuring. Managerial and Decision Economics, vol. 27, pp. 655-666.
  • Coifman, B., S. Dhoorjaty and Z.-H. Lee (2003). Estimating median velocity instead of mean velocity at single loop detectors. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 11, pp. 211-222.

II. Book chapters can be found in the following books:

  • Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, M. Quigley (ed.), Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference, 2007.
  • Urban Dimensions of Environmental Change: Science, Exposures, Policies and Technologies, H. Feng et al. (ed.), Monmouth Junction, NJ: Science Press, 2005.
  • Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, J. Wang (ed.), 1st edition, Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference, 2005.
  • Innovations 2005: World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, W. Aung et al. (ed.), International Network for Engineering Education and Research, Begell House Publishing, 2005.
Research Interests:

Applied mathematical models and quantitative analysis for the areas of operations, decisions, service science, and economic engineering design, with a recent focus on online scheduling algorithms, service delivery and operations, and management issues in global markets

Conferences & Workshops:

Recent conference papers/abstracts can be found in the proceedings of the following conferences:

  • 2012 International Conference on Innovation Services, Taiwan
  • The 2012 Hawaii University International Conferences - Education, Math & Engineering Technology, Honolulu, HI.
  • The 2012 Global Finance Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • The Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2010 Annual Conference, Alexandria, VA.
  • The 8th International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Kunming & Banna, China.
  • The 2009 International Conference in Management Sciences and Decision Making, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • The 8th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering & Management System and 2007 Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers Conference, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • The 2007 American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Parsippany, NJ.
  • The 4th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • The 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, CA.
  • The 8th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering: 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • The Northeast Business and Economics Association 32th Annual Conference, Newport, RI.
  • The American Accounting Association 2005 Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • The 2005 iNEER (International Network for Engineering Education and Research) Conference for Engineering Education and Research, Tainan, Taiwan.
  • The 2004 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  • The 2003 National Science Foundation Design, Service, Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Birmingham, AL.

INFORMS - Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

DSI - Decision Sciences Institute


Dr. Lee has given presentations at various conferences and meetings such as the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, the American Accounting Association Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, and Brown Bag Seminars at Marist College and Montclair State University.