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Erdal Kayacan



2018/4 - Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2014/3 - 2018/4Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
2011/9 - 2014/3Post-doctoral Researcher, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics and Sensors
2005/8 - 2011/9Teaching Assistant, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
2009/9 - 2009/12Visiting Ph.D. scholar, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. Department of Informatics
2004/9 - 2005/2Electrical Engineer, Arcelik Corporation, Istanbul, Turkey. Department of Research and Development


My main research interests and contributions lie within the areas of control systems, computational intelligence and robotic vision with applications in guidance, control and automation of unmanned ground and aerial vehicles.
Sep. 2011Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Major: Control theory
Advisor: Prof. Okyay Kaynak
Jun. 2006M.Sc. in Systems and Control Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul
Major: Control theory
Advisor: Prof. Okyay Kaynak
Jun. 2003B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul
Major: Power electronics


2019/8 - PresentControl of Mobile Robots Grad level
2019/8 - PresentSignals and Systems Undergrad Year 2
2020/1 - Present Control Systems Undergrad Year 2
2014/8 - 2018/4MA3703 Flight Dynamics. Undergrad Year 3
2014/8 - 2018/4MA4705 Aircraft Navigation and Flight Computers. Undergrad Year 4
2016/1 - 2018/4MA3005-MP3001-MA3705 Control Theory. Undergrad Year 3
2016/8 - 2018/4MA6643 Advanced Flight Dynamics. Grad level


Turkish: Native
English: Fluent
Danish: Beginner


Ilker Bozcan: Project title: Vision-based anomaly detection in unmanned aerial vehicle and ground robots
Xuan Huy Pham: Project title: fast and agile flight for unmanned aerial vehicles
Halil Ibrahim Ugurlu: Project title: End to end planning methods for unmanned aerial vehicles