(not a) blog:  tcsmath 
recent program committees: SODA 2014, ICALP 2014, FOCS 2014.
Multiway spectral partitioning and higherorder Cheeger inequalities, with S. Oveis Gharan and L. Trevisan (STOC'12, JACM)
Cover times, blanket times, and majorizing measures, with J. Ding and Y. Peres (STOC'11, Annals of Math)
Harmonic maps on amenable groups and a diffusive lower bound for random walks, with Y. Peres (Annals of Probability)
Metric uniformization and spectral bounds for graphs, with J. Kelner, G. Price, and S.H. Teng (FOCS'09, GAFA)
Eigenvalue bounds, spectral partitioning, and metrical deformations via flows, with P. Biswal and S. Rao (FOCS'08, JACM)
Approximate constraint satisfaction requires large LP relaxations, with S. Chan, P. Raghavendra, and D. Steurer (FOCS'13)
On the 2sum embedding conjecture, with D. Poore (SoCG'13)
A nodecapacitated OkamuraSeymour theorem, with M. Mendel and M. Moharrami (STOC'13, Math. Prog.)
Markov type and threshold embeddings, with J. Ding and Y. Peres (GAFA)
Dimension reduction for finite trees in L_{1}, with A. de Mesmay and M. Moharrami (SODA'12, DCG)
and A lower bound on dimension ... (with M. Moharrami)
Nearoptimal distortion bounds for embedding doubling spaces into L_{1}, with A. Sidiropoulos (STOC'11)
Bilipschitz snowflakes and metrics of negative type, with M. Moharrami (STOC'10)
Pathwidth, trees, and random embeddings, with A. Sidiropoulos (STOC'09, Combinatorica)
On the geometry of graphs with a forbidden minor (with T. Sidiropoulos) [ps  pdf]
STOC 2009
happiness is a warm theorem.
old teaching:  CSE 599S Algorithmic Spectral Graph Theory (Spring'12) 
CSE 312 Foundations of CS II (Winter'12)  
CSE 431 Introduction to the Theory of Computation (Spring'11)  
CSE 312: Foundations of CS, II (Autumn'10) 

CSE 421 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (Autumn 09)  
CSE 521 Design and Analysis of Algorithms (Spring 09) 

CSE 599S Analytical and geometric methods in the theory
of computation (Fall 08) 

CSE 431 Introduction to the Theory of Computation (Spring '08)  
CSE 525 Randomized Algorithms & Probabilistic Analysis (Winter'08)  
CSE 321 Discrete Structures (Autumn'07)  
CSE 525 Randomized algorithms and probabilistic analysis (Spring'07)  
CSE 599I Geometric embeddings and highdimensional phenomena (Winter'07)  
CSE 321 Discrete Structures (Autumn'06) 
address:
James R. Lee
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Box 352350
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 981952350