David W. Lee - In Memoriam

Professor Emeritus

Biological Sciences

Research Areas

Dr. Lee's research focuses on evolution and adaptation in tropical forest plants; functional ecology; tropical forest ecology, especially India and Southeast Asia. He is particularly interested to understand adaptations to extreme shade; leaf optical properties.

David Lee Botany Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund at FIU has been established in David Lee's honor as the David Lee Botany Scholarship Fund. Funds may be used to endow this scholarship to ensure his memory lives in perpetuity. Please consider making a gift in his honor here.