Ming Cao


University of Groningen

Ming Cao received the bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1999 and 2002, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 2017, all in electrical engineering. Since 2016, he has been a Professor of Systems and Control with the Engineering and Technology Institute, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. From September 2007 to August 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. His research interests include autonomous agents and multiagent systems, complex networks, and decision-making processes. Dr. Cao was the inaugural recipient of the Manfred Thoma Medal from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) in 2017 and the recipient of the European Control Award sponsored by the European Control Association in 2016.