Kang Rui (1966—) is a professor and PhD supervisor as well as Chief Engineer and Chair of the Academic Committee of the School of Reliability and Systems Engineering of Beihang University. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Beihang University in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He was selected as a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program.
Prof. Kang mainly researches on the theory and technology of reliability system engineering, reliability design and test theory and methods of highly reliable and long-life products, comprehensive equipment support theory and technology, and modeling and evaluation technology of cyber-physical system reliability.
He has published seven monographs, two translations and two Beijing quality teaching materials. He presided over the development of a set of national military standard and published over 240 academic papers, over 30 of which was in journals indexed by SCI. He has won a second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, seven provincial and ministry-level science and technology progress awards and obtained 18 invention patents. At present, he is a Chief Technical Officer of the National Defense 973 Program, the leader of the reliability technology professional group and the expert panel for the quality reliability and airworthiness of large military transport aircraft, Director of the Academic Committee of the National Key Laboratory of Reliability and Environmental Engineering Technology, Chief Editor of Reliability Engineering and an editor of Acta Aeronautica et Astronautica Sinica.