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Henry C. Lee

Designation : Distinguished Chair Professor
University/Organisation : University of New Haven
Qualification : PhD
Biography :  

Dr. Henry C. Lee is one of the world’s foremost forensic scientists. He has been a prominent player in many of the most challenging cases of the last 50 years. Dr. Lee has worked with law enforcement agencies from 46 countries in helping to solve more than 8000 cases. Dr. Lee is the Founder of The Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, the Director of Forensic Research and Training Center and Distinguished Chair Professor in Forensic Science of University of New Haven. He was the Chief Emeritus for Connecticut State Police during 2000 to 2010 and was the Commissioner of Public Safety and State Police for the State of Connecticut during 1998 to 2000 and has served as that state’s Chief Criminalist and Director of State Police Forensic laboratory from 1978 to 2000. Dr. He currently serves as advisor/ Consultant for more than 80 law enforcement agencies around the world. He was just appointed in 2013, as Chief Forensic Advisor for New Haven Police department. Dr. Lee has been the recipient of numerous medals and awards, including the 1996 Medal of Justice from the Justice Foundation, the 1998 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Science and Engineer Association and Peace Award from the Philippines in 2008.