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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. Recently, he has been appointed as a lecturer at the Centre of Aeronautics, Cranfield University. Before joining Cranfield, he was based on the control group at the University of Exeter. In the past ten 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.

Dr Lejun Chen is the editor 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.


  • BAE Systems
  • JAXA
  • Airbus


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