Professor Kai Cheng holds the chair professorship in Manufacturing Systems at Brunel University. His current research interests focus on precision and micro manufacturing, design of high precision machines, and smart tooling design and smart manufacturing.
Professor Cheng is a fellow of the IET and IMechE. His team is currently working on a number of research projects funded by the EPSRC, EU 7th Framework Programs, Technology Strategy Board (UK). Professor Cheng is the European editor of the International Journal of Advanced manufacturing Technology and a member of the editorial board of International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture.