Contact Dr Lejun Chen

Areas of expertise

  • Aeronautical Systems
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Computing, Simulation & Modelling
  • Flight Physics
  • Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement Science
  • Mechatronics & Advanced Controls
  • Safety, Resilience, Risk & Reliability


Dr Lejun Chen obtained his PhD degree from the intelligent system group, the University of York. He was appointed as a lecturer at the Centre of Aeronautics, Cranfield University in 2020. In the past few years, he has been involved and working collaboratively with experts from industry and academia in international level cutting-edge research projects. His advanced fault diagnosis and fault tolerant control methods were validated at the Airbus' testing facilities in Toulouse France, and flight validated using a full scale manned aircraft in Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in Tokyo. Recently he has been appointed as a Lecturer in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University College London. 

Dr Lejun Chen is the AE of International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing.

Current activities

Dr Chen's current research interests are in observation and control, and their application to aerospace and autonomous systems.


  • HeroTech 8
  • ZX Lidars
  • BAE Systems
  • JAXA
  • Airbus


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