Prof. Dr. Rahib H. ABİYEV
Prof. Dr. Rahib H. ABİYEV
Head of the Department of Computer Engineering
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Prof.Dr. Rahib H.Abiyev was born on 8 January 1966. After finishing secondary school, in 1982 Prof. R.H.Abiyev started his undergraduate study at the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University. He obtained the Degree of BSc with High Honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. In 1989 he gets an MSc degree in the field of Computer-aided Control Systems. In 1990 he started doctorate study in the above-mentioned university. During the study, he started work as a research assistant in the Research Laboratory of “Industrial Intelligent Control Systems”, and was busy with related scientific and research subjects. In 1997 he has got PhD. diploma in technical science. In 1999 Dr. Rahib Abiyev started work as an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Near East University, Northern Cyprus. Dr.Rahib Abiyev actively took part in the education process and research activates of the students. In 2002, by the decision of the jury, he has got a diploma of associate professor and started work as Vice-chairman at the Department of Computer Engineering, Near East University. In 2009, by the decision of the jury, Dr. Rahib Abiyev was appointed Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Near East University.

Between 2004 and 2009 Dr.Rahib H.Abiyev was working as Deputy Chairman and between 2009 and 2014- as Chairman at the Department of Computer Engineering, Near East University. He has published 7 books and more than 300 research papers in the related subject. From them more than 80 papers are listed in Citation Index List, Web of Knowledge. Prof. Dr.Rahib H.Abiyev was a member of the program and organizing committees of many international conferences.

Prof. Dr.Rahib H.Abiyev has founded the “Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Centre” in 2001 and the “Robotics” research group in 2008. In 2010 under the supervision of Prof.D.Rahib H.Abiyev the “NEUIslenders” robotic football team of Near East University was created. Since 2012, each year, the Robotic team takes part in “World RoboCup” competitions.

Dr.Rahib H. Abiyev is an instructor in the field of computer engineering, programming, artificial intelligence, control systems, softcomputing, pattern recognition, signal processing and algorithms. Currently, Dr.Rahib H.Abiyev is director of “Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Centre” and Chairman of the Computer Engineering Department of Near East University.