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Prof. Dr. Çingiz HACIYEV

Phone: +90 212 285 3105
Fax: +90 212 285 3139
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Address: İTÜ Uçak ve Uzay Bilimleri Fakültesi,
Uçak Mühendisliği Bölümü
Maslak Kampüsü 34469 Maslak İstanbul



Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies), Rusya, 1981


Moscow Aviation Institute (State University of Aerospace Technologies), Rusya, 1981


Moscow, USSR, 1987 (Ph.D.)


Moscow, USSR, 1993 (D.Sc.)


Brief Resume

Chingiz  Hajiyev  was  born  on  November  29,  1958 in the Kelbecer, Azerbaijan Republic. In  1981  he  graduated  from  Moscow Aviation Institute  (State University of Aerospace Technologies, Moscow, Russia) with  honour diploma on the field  of  “Automatic  and  Information  Systems” (B.Sc. & M.Sc.  degrees). He  received the  Ph.D.  and   D.Sc.(Eng.) degrees  in  Process  Control  from Superior  Certifying Commission  at  the  Council  of Ministers  of the USSR from  Azerbaijanian   Scientific  and  Production  Association  (ASPA) “Neftgazavtomat”  (Sumgait, Azerbaijan), in  1987  and  1993, respectively.

From  1987  to  1994  he  worked  as  a  Scientific Worker, Senior  Scientific  Worker,  Chief  of  the Information-Measurement Systems Dept.   at  the ASPA “Neftgazavtomat”. Since  1994  to  1996  he  was  a  Leading - Scientific  Worker  at  the  Institute  of  Cybernetics  of  the  Academy  of  Sciences  of  Azerbaijan  Republic. He  was  also  a  Professor  in  the  Department  of  Electronically-Calculated  System  Design , Azerbaijan  Technical  University, where  he  had  been  teaching  1995-1996.

Since  1996  he  has  been  with  Department  of   Aeronautics  and  Astronautics, Istanbul Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey), where  he  is  currently  a  Professor.
He has more than 400 scientific publications including 10 books and  more than 200 international journal and international conference papers. 65 research papers are published in the Science Citation Index (SCI) journals. He is a full Member of the  International Academy of  Navigation and Motion Control (Saint Petersburg, Russia).      He  was  awarded  a  grant   by the International  Science  Foundation (USA)  (1993) and he received the Best Paper Award in the 13th International Carpathian Control Conference (2012).

He is on the Editorial  Board  of the following International Journals:

•    Aircraft  Engineering  and  Aerospace  Technology: An  International  Journal (Bingley, UK).
•    The Scientific World Journal (New York, USA)
•    “Positioning”  Journal. Scientific Research Publishing Inc.
•    International Journal of Sustainable Aviation  (IJSA). Inderscience Publishers.
•    Journal of Frontiers in Aerospace Engineering (FAE). World Academic Publishing Inc.
•    Selçuk Journal of  Applied Mathematics (SJAM): An  International Scientific Journal (Konya, Turkey).

He is a Consulting  Editor  of  the  Contemporary  Who's Who (USA), on the Advisory Board and Scientific Committee of the  EleCoKS – International Electronics and Communication Knowledge Society, on the Board of the WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society) Turkish Chapter of Automatic Control, Member of the International Frequency Sensors Association (IFSA) and Sensors Community .

He is a Reviewer for the following SCI journals: ISA (The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society of America) Transactions; Control Engineering Practice (A Journal of IFAC, the International Federation of   Automatic Control); Measurement  (A Journal of  IMEKO, the International Measurement Confederation); IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics; Journal of Aerospace Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers, USA); Information Sciences, An International Journal; Chinese Journal of Aeronautics.

His  research  interest  include  system identification, fault  detection and isolation, fault  tolerant  aircraft  control  system  design, reconfigurable flight control systems, Kalman filtering  and   integrated  navigation  systems.


Selected Publications


  • Hajiyev Ch, Soken H.E. Robust Estimation of UAV Dynamics in the Presence of Measurement Faults. Journal of Aerospace Engıneerıng, Vol. 25, No. 1, January, 2012, pp. 80-89.

  • Hajiyev Ch. Fault Tolerant Integrated Radar/Inertial Altimeter Based on Nonlinear Robust Adaptive Kalman Filter. Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 17, No.1, 2012, pp. 40-49.

  • Soken H.E., Hajiyev Ch. UKF-Based Reconfigurable Attitude Parameters Estimation and Magnetometer Calibration. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems,  Vol. 48,  Iss.3, 2012, pp.2614-2627. 

  • Hajiyev Ch. Tracy–Widom distribution based fault detection approach: Application to aircraft sensor/actuator fault detection.  ISA Transactions, The Journal of Automation, Vol. 51, No.1, 2012, pp. 189-197.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Hajiyeva U. Electromechanical Actuations In Power Distribution Systems Of New Aircrafts. Chapter in the book: “Advances in Energy Research: Energy and Power Engineering”, Nova, USA, 2012.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Aykan A., Caliskan F. Aircraft Icing Detection, Identification and Reconfigurable control. Kalman Filtering and Neural Networks Approaches. Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbrücken, Germany, 2011.

  • Demirci Ş., Hajiyev Ch. Intelligent Based Aircraft Engine Health Monitoring. Improving Aircraft Engine Maintenance Effectiveness and Reliability. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH&Co.KG, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2011.

  • Hajiyev Ch.  GNNS  Signals Processing via Linear and Extended Kalman Filters. Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2011, pp. 273 - 282. 

  • Hajiyev Ch. Sensor and Actuator/Surface Failure Detection Based on the Spectral Norm of an Innovation Matrix. Chapter in the book:  “Fault Detection”, Edited by W. Zhang, Published by In-Tech, Croatia, 2010, pp.195-230.

  • Hajiyev Ch. Testing the covariance matrix of the innovation sequence with sensor/actuator fault detection applications. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, Vol.24, No.9, 2010, pp. 717-730.

  • Hajiyev  Ch. Determination of optimum measurement points via A-optimality criterion for the calibration of measurement apparatus. Measurement, Vol. 43, No.4, 2010, pp. 563–569.

  • Soken H.E., Hajiyev  Ch. Pico Satellite Attitude Estimation via Robust Unscented Kalman Filter in the Presence of Measurement Faults. ISA Transactions, Journal of Automation and Measurement, Vol.49, No.3, 2010, pp. 249-256.

  • Hacıyev Ç. Deney Verilerinin İşlenme Yöntemleri ve Mühendislik Uygulamaları. Nobel Yayın Dağıtım. Tic. Ltd. Şti., Ankara, Türkiye, 2010.

  • Hajiyev Ch. Innovation Approach Based Sensor FDI in LEO Satellite Attitude Determination and Control System. Chapter in the book “Kalman Filter: Recent Advances and Applications”,  Edited by V.M. Moreno and A. Pigazo. I-Tech Education and Publishing KG, Vienna, Austria, 2009, pp. 347-374.

  • Demirci S., Haciyev Ch., Schwenke A. Fuzzy Logic-based Automated Engine Health Monitoring for Commercial Aircraft. Aircraft  Engineering  and  Aerospace  Technology: An  International  Journal, Vol. 80, No.5, 2008, pp.516-525.

  • Hajiyev Ch.  Adaptive Filtration Algorithm with the Filter Gain Correction Applied to Integrated INS/Radar Altimeter. Proceedings  of the  Institution  of Mechanical  Engineers (IMechE), Vol.221, Part G, Journal ofAerospace Engineering, 2007, pp.847-855.

  • Hajiyev Ch. Innovation  Approach  Based  Measurement  Error Self  Correction  in Dynamic  Systems. Measurement, Vol.39, 2006, pp. 585-593.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Caliskan F. Sensor and control surface/actuator failure detection and isolation applied to F-16 flight dynamic. Aircraft  Engineering  and  Aerospace  Technology: An  International  Journal, Vol. 77, No. 2, 2005, pp.152-160.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Saltoglu R. RKF-based fault tolerant integrated INS/radar altimeter. Aircraft  Engineering  and  Aerospace Technology: An International  Journal,Vol. 76, No. 1, 2004, pp.38-46.

  • Hajiyev Ch.M., Caliskan F. An approach to improve  the offshore  platform coordinates  accuracy  by  using multichannel  Kalman  filtering. ISA Transactions, Vol.42, No.1, 2003, pp.53-61.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Caliskan F. Fault  Diagnosis  and  Reconfiguration  in  Flight  Control  Systems. Kluwer  Academic  Publishers, Boston, USA, 2003, 368 P.

  • Hajiyev Ch.M., Bahar M. Increase  of accuracy of  the  small  satellite attitude  determination  using  redundancy  techniques. Acta  Astronautica, Vol. 50, No. 11, 2002, pp. 673-679.

  • Hajiyev Ch.M. Stopping  rules  formation  and  faults  detection  in  parametric  identification  problems. IMechE  Proceedings , Part I, J.Systems  &  Control  Engineering, Vol.215 (I4), 2001, pp. 357-364.

  • Hajiyev Ch.M., Caliskan F. Integrated  sensor/actuator  FDI  and  reconfigurable  control for  fault-tolerant flight control system design. The Aeronautical Journal, V.105, No.1051,Sept. 2001, pp.525-533.

  • Hajiyev Ch., Caliskan F. Sensor/actuator  fault  diagnosis  based  on  statistical  analysis  of  innovation  sequence  and  Robust  Kalman  Filtering.  Aerospace  Science  and  Technology, 2000, 4, pp.415-422.