Chow-Yang Lee


Chow-Yang Lee is the Professor and Endowed Presidential Chair in Urban Entomology at the University of California, Riverside. His research centers around understanding behavioral, ecological and physiological adaptations of urban insect pests. He has published more than 210 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and books, and mentored 45 Ph.D./M.S students. He received the 2021 Medical, Veterinary and Urban Entomology Award (Pacific Branch, Entomological Society of America), the 2012 Top Research Scientists Malaysia, Fulbright Scholarship (2002), and the National Young Scientist Award of Malaysia (2000). He was the Past President of the Pacific-Rim Termite Research Group (2012-2016).