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Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 302
Honolulu HI 96822

Departmental Chair:
Mehrdad N. Ghasemi Nejhad


Dilmurat M. Azimov
Assistant Professor of
Mechanical Engineering

PhD 1992, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
DSc 2008, Moscow Aviation Institute

Contact Information
2540 Dole Street
Holmes Hall 302A
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-2863
Fax: (808) 956-2373

Email: azimov@hawaii.edu

Research Interests

  • Autonomous guidance, navigation and control for aerospace systems
  • Advanced methods of estimation
  • Attitude determination and control
  • On-board mission design
  • Trajectory design and optimization
  • Analytical integration of canonical equations

Selected Publications

  • Azimov, D.M. On One Case of Integrability of Atmospheric Flight Equations. AIAA Journal of Aircraft. 2011, V.48, No.5, pp.1722-1732.
  • Azimov, D.M. Extremal Analytical Solutions for Intermediate-Thrust Arcs in the Newtonian Field. AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics. 2010, V.33, N.5, pp. 1550-1565.
  • Azimov, D.M. Analytical Methods of Synthesis of Optimal Trajectories for Autonomous Space Guidance. Abstract of Dissertation for DSc. degree in “Dynamics, Ballistics, and Flight Vehicle Control”. Aerospace Technology. Moscow Aviation Institute. Printed at MAI. October 25, 2007. 35 p.
  • Azimov, D.M. Two Classes of Extremal Trajectories of a Point's Motion with Variable Specific Impulse. Journal of Automation and Remote Control. 2007. V.68. N.6.
  • Azimov D.M. and Bishop R.H. Optimal Trajectories for Space Guidance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2005. N.1065, pp. 189-209.
  • Azimov, D.M. Active Rocket Trajectory Arcs: A Review. Journal of Automation and Remote Control. 2005. V.66. N.11.
  • Azimov, D.M. Active Legs of Extremal Trajectories in Linear Central Field. Journal of Automation and Remote Control. Springer Science. 2005, V.65. N.10, pp.1533-1551.
  • Azimov, D.M. and Bishop R.H. Planetary Capture Using Constant Specific Impulse and Variable Power Propulsion. Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. 2003. V.115, pp. 291-308.

Courses Offered (Spring 2013)

  • ME 651 - Advanced Automatic Control Systems
  • ME 451 - Feedback Control Systems
  • ME 696 - Guidance, Navigation and Control

2017 NASA HESTEMP Project