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A photo of Prof. Dongheui Lee.

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Dongheui Lee was born in Gimcheon (South Korea). She studied mechanical engineering at Kyung Hee University in Seoul (South Korea) and graduated in 2003 with an MS. Until 2004 she was also employed as a researcher at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). In 2004 she moved to Japan to the University of Tokyo, where in 2007 she worked on the topic " Statistical Mimesis from Partial Observation and its Application to Humanoid Robots". She then continued to work as an assistant professor at the University of Tokyo. In 2009 she moved again, this time to Europe, to the Technical University of Munich (TUM, Germany), again in the position of junior professor (Assistant Prof.) for "Dynamic-Human-Robot-Interaction for Automation Systems". Since 2017 she was associated professor there, as well as group leader at the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics of the DLR (German Aerospace Center) in Munich.

Dongheui Lee is the head of the Autonomous Systems research group. She deals with topics such as "Human-Robot Collaboration" and "Machine Learning for (Humanoid) Robots".