Wei Ren received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University,
Provo, UT, in 2004. From 2004 to 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with
the Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park. He was an Assistant Professor (2005-2010) and an Associate Professor (2010-2011)
with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State University.
His research focuses on distributed control of multi-agent systems and autonomous
control of unmanned vehicles. Dr. Ren is an author of two books Distributed Coordination of Multi-agent Networks (Springer-Verlag, 2011) and Distributed Consensus in Multi-vehicle Cooperative Control (Springer-Verlag, 2008). He was a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2008.
He is currently an Associate Editor for Automatica, Systems and Control Letters, and IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems. He is an IEEE Fellow.
Thomson Scientific Essential Science Indicators Fast Breaking Paper, 2007
NSF CAREER Award, 2008