Duncan McFarlane

Professor of Industrial Information Engineering

Duncan McFarlane is Professor of Industrial Information Engineering at the Cambridge University Engineering Department, fellow of St John’s College and head of the Distributed Information & Automation Laboratory within the Institute for Manufacturing. His work involves the development of manufacturing automation and control systems and more broadly the use of digital systems across the industrial supply chain.  His current research work is mainly focused on distributed, intelligent industrial automation, low-cost approaches to digital industrial solutions, and resilient and reconfigurable systems in manufacturing and logistics.