Chengyu Cao joined the Mechanical Engineering Department as an Assistant Professor in 2008. Prior to that, he was a Research Scientist in the Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA, in 2004. He earned his B.S. degree in electronics and information engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China and his M.S. degree in manufacturing engineering from Boston University, MA, USA, in 1995 and 1999, respectively. Cao's research is in the area of dynamics and control, adaptive and intelligent systems, and mechatronics with focus on unmanned systems and aerospace applications.
Biography Updated on 28 August 2012