Welcome to my personal academic website! I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Automatic Control Laboratory at ETH Zurich and my advisor is Prof. Florian Dorfler. Before joining ETH Zurich, I obtained my PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Santa Barbara. My PhD advisor was Prof. Francesco Bullo.

Email: wmei@ethz.ch 
Tel: + 41 - 76  817 29 33
Office: ETL I 13, ETH Zurich,​ 
Physikstrasse 3, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

Links:  Curriculum Vitae,  Google Scholar,  ORCID

Research Interests

Modeling, analysis and control of network dynamical systems, including but not limited to

  1. network games and evolutionary dynamics

  2. dynamics on/of social networks, e.g., opinion dynamics, dynamic structural balance 

  3. distributed optimization

  4. group decision making and learning

My research statement regarding social network dynamics can be found here

News and Updates

  • 02/2021:    This September I will join the Depart. Mechanics & Engineering Science, Peking Univerity, as an Assistant Professor! 

  • 12/2020:    Welcome to our workshop on social network dynamics at 2020 CDC!

  • 12/2020:    I will organize a session on network epidemics at the 2020 CPHS workshop.

  • 11/2020:    Paper on Non-All-to-All Structural Balance and Appraisal Dynamics submitted to Automatica.

  • 11/2020:    Paper "Mertitocratic Models of Network Formation Processes" submitted.

  • 11/2020:    Paper "Rethinking the Micro-foundation of Opinion Dynamics" submitted.

  • 05/2020:    Invited talk on opinion dynamics at Peking University (remotely)

  • 05/2020:    IEEE Control Systems Letters paper accepted

  • 11/2019:    Invited talk on opinion dynamics at Univ. Padova

  • 11/2019:    Visit to Politecnico di Torino

  • 08/2019:    Paper on discrete-time dynamics structural balance accepted by Automatica

  • 06/2019:    Invited talk on social dynamics at Shanghai Jiaotong University

  • 06/2018:    Officially start working at ETH Zurich!