Cao Xianbin (1969—) is a professor and PhD supervisor as well as Dean of the School of Electronic and Information Engineering of Beihang University. He is a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an awardee of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.
He also severs as the director of Key Laboratory of Airborne Information System Advanced Technology，Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Besides, he is an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering and Neurocomputing (Elsevier).
He received his PhD degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1996. He mainly studies intelligent information processing, air traffic monitoring and integrated air-ground information network. He has led more than ten national projects and published over 80 papers in journals indexed by the Science Citation Index. There are 15 patents in his name. He has won a second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, a first prize of the science and technology award of the Chinese Institute of Electronics and three first prizes of the science and technology progress award of China’s Ministry of Education.