Wen Cao (Fellow, IET) received the B.Eng. in electrical engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical machines and drives from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, in 2004.
Prof. Cao is currently the Chair Professor of Electrical Power Engineering with Aston University. He is a Committee Member for IET Midlands Power Group and the Chairman for the Industrial Electronics Society, IEEE UK and Ireland Section. He received a “Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award” in 2016, the “Dragon’s Den Competition Award” from Queen’s University Belfast, in 2014, the “Innovator of the Year Award” from Newcastle University, UK, in 2013. He has been Associate Editor for IET Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and several other international journals. His research interests include fault analysis and condition monitoring of electrical machines and power electronics.
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