Demet Cilden Guler

Istanbul, Turkey · cilden@itu.edu.tr

PhD, Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University

Education

Istanbul Technical University

Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Ph.D. Thesis

2016 - 2021

Istanbul Technical University

Master of Science
Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
2014 - 2016

Istanbul Technical University

Bachelor of Science
Department of Astronautical Engineering
2009 - 2014

Experience

Research and Teaching Assistant

Istanbul Medeniyet University
September 2014 - Present

Visiting Scholar

University of Colorado Boulder
August 2019 - August 2020

Visiting Scholar

Tampere University
September 2017 - December 2017

Research and Teaching Assistant

Istanbul Technical University
January 2015 - January 2018

Projects

Principle Investigator

1002 Short Term Research and Development Project (National)

TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), Grant 120M859
February 2021 - February 2022

Researcher

PhD Thesis Project (National)

Istanbul Technical University Scientific Research Projects, Grant 42097
June 2019 - August 2021

Researcher

Research and Development Project (National)

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), Grant TM3061
July 2018 - October 2019

Scholar

2532 Joint Research Project (International)

TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), Grant 113E595 Joint Project with RFBR (Russian Foundation for Basic Research)
April 2014 - April 2016

Publications

Journal Papers (Science Citation Index - Expanded)

  1. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden-Guler, Satellite Attitude Estimation using SVD-Aided EKF with Simultaneous Process and Measurement Covariance Adaptation. Advances in Space Research, 68(9), pp. 3875-3890, DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2021.07.006, 2021.

  2. D. Cilden-Guler, H. Schaub, C. Hajiyev, Z. Kaymaz, Attitude Estimation with Albedo Interference on Sun Sensor Measurements. Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 58(1), pp. 148-163, DOI: 10.2514/1.A34814, 2021.

  3. D. Cilden-Guler, Z. Kaymaz, C. Hajiyev, Geomagnetic Disturbance Effects on Satellite Attitude Estimation. Acta Astronautica, 180, pp. 701-712, DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2020.12.044, 2021.

  4. C. Hajiyev, U. Hacizade, D. Cilden-Guler, Integration of barometric and GPS altimeters via adaptive data fusion algorithm. International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 35(1), pp. 2-14, DOI: 10.1002/acs.3184, 2021.

  5. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden-Guler, U. Hacizade, Two-Stage Kalman Filter for Fault Tolerant Estimation of Wind Speed and UAV Flight Parameters. Measurement Science Review, 20(1), pp. 35-42, DOI: 10.2478/msr-2020-0005, 2020.

  6. D. Cilden-Guler, C. Hajiyev, SVD-aided EKF attitude estimation with UD factorized measurement noise covariance. Asian Journal of Control, 21(4), pp. 1423-1432, DOI: 10.1002/asjc.1979, 2019.

  7. D. Cilden-Guler, M. Raitoharju, R. Piche, C. Hajiyev, Nanosatellite attitude estimation using Kalman-type filters with non-Gaussian noise. Aerospace Science and Technology, 92, pp. 66-76, DOI: 10.1016/j.ast.2019.05.055, 2019.

  8. C. Hajiyev, H. E. Soken, and D. Cilden-Guler, Nontraditional Attitude Filtering with Simultaneous Process and Measurement Covariance Adaptation. Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 32(5), pp. 04019054-1-13, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)AS.1943-5525.0001038, 2019.

  9. D. Cilden-Guler, Z. Kaymaz, C. Hajiyev, Evaluation of geomagnetic field models using magnetometer measurements for satellite attitude determination system at low earth orbits: Case studies. Advances in Space Research, 61(1), pp. 513-529. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2017.10.041, 2018.

  10. D. Cilden Guler, E.S. Conguroglu, C. Hajiyev, Single-Frame Attitude Determination Methods for Nanosatellites. Metrology and Measurement Systems, 24, pp.313-324, DOI:10.1515/mms-2017-0023, 2017.

  11. C. Hajiyev, and D. Cilden Guler, Review on gyroless attitude determination methods for small satellites. Progress in Aerospace Sciences, 90, pp.54-66, DOI: 10.1016/j.paerosci.2017.03.003, 2017.

  12. D. Cilden, H.E. Soken, and C. Hajiyev, Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation from Vector Measurements using SVD-aided UKF Algorithm. Metrology and Measurement Systems, 24, pp.113-128, DOI: 10.1515/mms-2017-0011, 2017.

  13. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden, and Y. Somov, Gyro-free attitude and rate estimation for a small satellite using SVD and EKF. Aerospace Science and Technology, 55, pp.324-331, ISSN:1270-9638, DOI:10.1016/j.ast.2016.06.004, 2016.

Journal Papers (Other Indexes)

  1. D. Cilden-Guler, C. Hajiyev, J. Dasdemir, Fault Tolerant Control of Attitude Dynamics of Nanosatellites. International Journal of Sustainable Aviation (IJSA), 4, No.2, pp. 99-113, DOI: 10.1504/IJSA.2018.10015446, 2018. (ESCI Index)

  2. D. Cilden Guler, C. Hajiyev, Singular Value Decomposition Based Satellite Attitude Determination Using Different Sensor Configurations. International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering, EDP Sciences, 8 (15), DOI:10.1051/ijmqe/2017010, 2016. (Scopus Index)

  3. C. Hajiyev, and D. Cilden, Nontraditional Approach to Satellite Attitude Estimation. International Journal of Control Systems and Robotics, 1, pp.19-28, ISSN:2367-8917, 2016. (Engineering Index)

Books

  1. D. Cilden Guler, C. Hajiyev, Gyroless Attitude Determination of Nanosatellites . LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, ISBN:978-3-330-04781-5, 2017.

Book Chapters

  1. H.E. Soken, D. Cilden, C. Hajiyev, Chapter 26: Integration of Single-Frame and Filtering Methods for Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation . Multisensor Attitude Estimation: Fundamental Concepts and Applications, CRC Press, ISBN 9781498745710, 2016.

Conference Papers

    2021

  1. 1. D. Cilden-Guler, C. Hajiyev, SVD-Aided EKF for Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation based on Kinematic Relations in International Symposium on Aircraft Technology, MRO & Operations (ISATECH). 28-30 June 2021: Budapest, Hungary (online).

  2. C. Hajiyev and D. Cilden-Guler, SVD-Aided EKF with Process Noise Covariance Adaptation Applied to Satellite Attitude Dynamics in CEUR Workshop Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Computer Modeling and Intelligent Systems (CMIS-2021). 27 April 2021: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine (online).

  3. 2020

  4. D. Cilden Guler, Z. Kaymaz, and C. Hajiyev, Are External Magnetic Disturbances Suppressed by Magnetometer Noise when Estimating a Nanosatellite’s Rotational Motion? in 21st IFAC World Congress - 1st Virtual IFAC World Congress. 11-17 July 2020: Berlin, Germany (online).

  5. 2019

  6. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden Guler, and U. Hacizade, EKF for Wind Speed Estimation and Sensor Fault Detection Using Pitot Tube Measurements in 9th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. 11-14 June 2019: Istanbul, Turkey.

  7. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden Guler, and U. Hacizade, Two-Stage Kalman Filter for Estimation of Wind Speed and UAV Flight Parameters Based on GPS/INS and Pitot Tube Measurements in 9th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. 11-14 June 2019: Istanbul, Turkey.

  8. C. Hajiyev, U. Hacizade, and D. Cilden Guler, Data Fusion for Integrated Baro/GPS Altimeter in 9th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. 11-14 June 2019: Istanbul, Turkey.

  9. D. Cilden Guler, Z. Kaymaz and C. Hajiyev, Assessment of Magnetic Storm Effects under Various Magnetometer Noise Levels for Satellite Attitude Estimation in 9th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. 11-14 June 2019: Istanbul, Turkey.

  10. 2018

  11. D. Cilden Guler, and C. Hajiyev, UD Factorization Based Non-Traditional Attitude Estimation of Nanosatellite with Rate Gyros FDI in 18th IFAC International Conference on International Stability, Technology and Culture (TECIS), 13-15 September 2018, Baku, Azerbaijan. (Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 51, no. 30, pp. 95–100, Jan. 2018)

  12. C. Hajiyev, and D. Cilden Guler, Gyroless Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation in Loss of Sun Sensor Measurements in 18th IFAC International Conference on International Stability, Technology and Culture (TECIS), 13-15 September 2018, Baku, Azerbaijan. (Published in: IFAC-PapersOnLine, vol. 51, no. 30, pp. 89–94, Jan. 2018)

  13. D. Cilden Guler, Z. Kaymaz, and C. Hajiyev, Attitude Estimation of Small Satellites in Consideration of Geomagnetic Field Anomalies in 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 14-22 July 2018, Pasadena, California, USA. (Poster)

  14. D. Cilden Guler, and C. Hajiyev, Attitude Estimation by SVD/EKF using Reformed Measurements and Decomposed Noise Covariance in 9th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAE). 10-13 July, 2018, Budapest, Hungary.

  15. A. Kutlu, D. Cilden Guler, and C. Hajiyev, Test Platform for Small Satellite Attitude Determination and Control System in 9th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAE). 10-13 July, 2018, Budapest, Hungary. (Best Oral Presentation Award)

  16. 2017

  17. C. Hajiyev, H.E. Soken, D. Cilden Guler, Q-Adaptation of SVD-Aided UKF Algorithm for Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation in 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 9-14 July 2017: Toulouse, France.

  18. D. Cilden Guler, and C. Hajiyev, Integrated SVD/EKF for Nano-satellite Attitude Determination In The Case Of Magnetometer Faults in 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS). 3-6 July, 2017: Milan, Italy.

  19. D. Cilden Guler, Z. Kaymaz, and C. Hajiyev, Geomagnetic Models at Low Earth Orbit and Their Use in Attitude Determination in 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. pp.301-305, DOI:10.1109/RAST.2017.8003011, 19-22 June 2017: Istanbul, Turkey.

  20. D. Cilden Guler and C. Hajiyev, Integrated SVD/EKF Attitude Estimation with UD Factorization of the Measurement Noise Covariance in 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. pp.343-348, DOI:10.1109/RAST.2017.8002963, 19-22 June 2017: Istanbul, Turkey.

  21. D. Cilden Guler, J. Dasdemir, and C. Hajiyev, Fault Tolerant Control of Attitude Dynamics of Nano Satellites in 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. pp.349-353, DOI:10.1109/RAST.2017.8002964, 19-22 June 2017: Istanbul, Turkey.

  22. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden Guler, and Y. Somov, Attitude Determination of Nanosatellites in the Sun-Eclipse Phases in 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. pp.397-401, DOI:10.1109/RAST.2017.8002990, 19-22 June 2017: Istanbul, Turkey.

  23. H.E. Soken, C. Hajiyev, and D. Cilden Guler, Nontraditional UKF Based Nanosatellite Attitude Estimation with the Process and Measurement Noise Covariances Adaptation in 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies. pp.381-386 DOI:10.1109/RAST.2017.8003009, 19-22 June 2017: Istanbul, Turkey.

  24. D. Cilden Guler, H.E. Soken, and C. Hajiyev, Non-Traditional Robust UKF Against Attitude Sensors Faults in 31th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS). 3-9 June, 2017: Himegin Hall, Matsuyama-Ehime, Japan.

  25. 2016

  26. D. Cilden, and C. Hajiyev, Attitude Determination and Uncertainty Analysis in Eclipse of Small LEO Satellites in SIAM Conference on Uncertainty Quantification. 4-8 April 2016: Lausanne, Switzerland.

  27. Y. Cay, D. Cilden, A. Mirzai, N. Genckal, E. Aydin, I. Kirci, Uzay Ortaminda Gaz Giderme Laboratuvari, Mikrouydu Gorevi ISOLDE (In-Space Outgassing Laboratory Microsatellite Mission ISOLDE) in 6. Ulusal Havacilik ve Uzay Konferansi (UHUK). 28-30 Sept 2016: Kocaeli, Turkey.

  28. D. Cilden, J. Daşdemir, and C. Hacızade, Uydunun Dönme Hareketinin Arıza Toleranslı Kontrolü (Fault Tolerant Control of the Satellite’s Rotational Motion) in Otomatik Kontrol Ulusal Toplantisi (TOK). 29 Sept - 1 Oct 2016: Eskisehir, Turkey.

  29. 2015

  30. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden, and Y. Somov, Integrated SVD/EKF for Small Satellite Attitude Determination and Rate Gyro Bias Estimation in Workshop on Advanced Control and Navigation for Autonomous Aeroespace Vehicles (ACNAAV). Seville, Spain.

  31. C. Hajiyev, D. Cilden, and Y. Somov, Gyroless Attitude and Rate Estimation of Small Satellites Using Singular Value Decomposition and Extented Kalman Filter, in 16th International Carpathian Control Conference (ICCC). 2015: Szilvásvárad, Hungary.

  32. D. Cilden, Z. Kaymaz, and C. Hajiyev, Comparison of Geomagnetic Field from Models and Satellite Observations for Attitude Determination Purposes in 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies-RAST. 2015: Istanbul, Turkey.

  33. D. Cilden, E.S. Conguroglu, and C. Hajiyev, Covariance Analysis of Three-Axis Attitude Determination Using Two Vector Measurements in 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies-RAST. 2015: Istanbul, Turkey.

  34. D. Cilden, Z. Kaymaz, and C. Hajiyev, Extraterrestial Magnetic Field Effects on Attitude Determination Accuracy of Small Satellites in 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies-RAST. 2015: Istanbul, Turkey.

  35. D. Cilden, H.E. Soken, and C. Hajiyev, Attitude and Attitude Rate Estimation for a Nanosatellite Using SVD and UKF in 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies-RAST. 2015: Istanbul, Turkey (Best Student Paper Award).

  36. C. Hajiyev and D. Cilden. Integrated SVD/EKF for Small Satellite Attitude and Rate Estimation in 6th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS). 2015. Krakow, Poland.

  37. D. Cilden and C. Hajiyev. Error Analysis of the Vector Measurements Based Attitude Determination Methods for Small Satellites in International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS). 2015. Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

  38. H.E. Soken, D. Cilden, and C. Hajiyev. Attitude Estimation for Nanosatellites Using Singular Value Decomposition and Unscented Kalman Filter in International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS). 2015. Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

  39. 2014

  40. D. Cilden and C. Hajiyev. Attitude Determination with Two and Three Vector Configurations on Small Satellites in V. UHUK. 8-10 September 2014: Kayseri, Turkey, (in Turkish).

  41. D. Cilden and C. Hajiyev. Attitude Determination Methods Using Vector Observations in Small Satellite Journal of Aeronautics and Space Technologies, 2014. 7(2): p. 35-43, (in Turkish).

  42. E. Yakut, D. Cilden, C. Oran, and E. Erdogan. Meteorological Observations and Establishing a Base for Future Mars Missions in International Planetary Probe Workshop 11. 2014: Pasadena, California, USA.

  43. 2013

  44. D. Cilden, E. Yakut, and C. Oran. CubeSat Technology on Titan Exploration in International Planetary Probe Workshop 10. 2013: San Jose, California, USA.

Awards & Fellowships

    1. Amelia Earhart Fellowship Award, 2018 .

    2. Best Oral Presentation Award, 9th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 2018 .

    3. Best Student Paper Award, 7th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, 2015 .

    4. TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) 2214-A PhD Thesis Research Scholarship, University of Colorado Boulder (6 Months), February 2020 - August 2020 .

    5. Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher Program, University of Colorado Boulder (6 Months), August 2019 - February 2020 .

    6. Finnish Government Scholarship for PhD Research at Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, September – December 2017 .

    7. ASELSAN (Military Electronic Industries of Turkey) PhD Scholarship for Turkish Academicians (2017-2021) .

    8. TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) 2211-C PhD Scholarship (2017-2020) .

    9. Scholarship for GNSS Summer School in Tokyo by Laboratory of Satellite Navigation, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, 30 July – 4 August 2018 .

    10. ISTS - JAXA Scholarship Program for Travel, 30th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science (ISTS 2015) in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, 4 - 10 July 2015 .