Cai Kaiyuan (1965.4—) is a professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering of Beihang University. He was awarded the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 1998, and elected as a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program in 1999.
Prof. Cai received his doctor’s degree from Beihang University in 1991. He is mainly engaged in the study of software reliability and testing, intelligent system and control and software cybernetics. Part of his work on software reliability was referred to as Cai’s Model and appeared in relevant textbooks published by Springer. His papers have been published in several international journals, and his two English monographs, Introduction to Fuzzy Reliability and Software Defect and Operational Profile Modeling were published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in 1998 and 1996 respectively.
He works as a member of Editorial Board for Fuzzy Sets and Systems, and the gust editor for the International Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering and Journal of Systems and Software. He is also the Editor-in-Chief for The Kluwer International Series on Asian Studies in Computer and Information Science. He was a research fellow at City, University of London and participated in the EUREKA research projects about software trustability from 1993 to 1995.