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Cihangir Kan, Ph.D.

111 Ren Ai Road Dushu Lake Higher Education Town Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215123, China



Personal E-mail: kancihangir[at]

Personal Information

Date of Birth 22.07.1984 

Place of Birth Izmir/Turkey

Marital Status Single

Military Service Completed – 24.12.2014

Academic Positions

2015–present LecturerXi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China, In Department of Mathematical Sciences. 

2011-2015 Teaching AssistantIzmir University of Economics, İzmir, Turkey, In Department of Mathematics.

2006–2011  Research Assistant, Izmir University of Economics, İzmir, Turkey, In Department of Mathematics.

Visiting Professor, Atilim University, Ankara, Turkey, December, 2019-March, 2020.


2009–2015 Ph.D., Izmir University of Economics, İzmir, 3.79/4.00.

Applied Mathematics and Statistics

2006–2009 M.Sc., Izmir University of Economics, İzmir, 3.68/4.00.

Applied Statistics

2006–2007 M.Sc., Izmir University of Economics, İzmir.

Guest Student in Financial Mathematics

2002–2006 B.Sc., Izmir University of Economics, İzmir, 3.25/4.00.


2002–2006 B.Sc., Izmir University of Economics, İzmir, 3.03/4.00.

Double Major in Economics

Research Fields

-Engineering Reliability -Stochastic Modeling

-Applied Mathematics -Applied Probability

-Operational Research -Computational Mathematics

Ph.D. Thesis

title: Signature Based Reliability Analysis of Systems

supervisors: Prof. Dr. Ismihan Bayramoglu and Prof. Dr. Serkan Eryılmaz

Master Thesis

title: The Signature of Coherent Systems and Its Application to Consecutive k-within-m-out-of-n Systems

supervisors: Prof. Dr. Serkan Eryılmaz


S. Eryılmaz and C. Kan, Reliability based modeling and analysis for a wind power system integrated by two wind farms considering wind speed dependence. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Accepted-2020(SCI).

M. Ozkut and C. Kan, On the coherent systems subject to Marshall-Olkin type shocks. Mathematical Sciences and Applications E-Notes 8 (1), Pages: 185-192, 2020(ULAKBIM).

C. Kan and M. Ozkut, Analysis of Joint Reliability Importance in Linear m-Consecutive-k,l -out-of-n:F System. Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A1 Mathematics and Statistics 69 (1), Pages: 699-716, 2020(SCI-ULAKBIM).

S. Eryılmaz and C. Kan, A new shock model with a change in shock size distribution. Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Pages: 1-15, 2019(SCI).

S. Eryılmaz and C. Kan, Reliability and optimal replacement policy for an extreme shock model with a change point. Reliability Engineering and System Safety Volume 190, October 2019, 106513, 2019(SCI).

S. Kodicherla, C. Kan, and R. Nanduri, Likelihood of wind energy assisted hydrogen production in three selected stations of Fiji Islands. International Journal of Ambient Energy, Pages: 1-25, 2018(SCI).

C. Kan, A Note on Circular m-consecutive-k-out-of-n:F Systems. Springer International Publishing AG 2018, M. Tez and D. von Rosen (eds.), Trends and Perspectives in Linear Statistical Inference, Contributions to Statistics, Pages:131-142, 2018(Book Chapter).

C. Franko, M. Ozkut, and C. Kan, Reliability of coherent systems with a single cold standby component. Journal Of Computational And Applied Mathematics Volume: 281, Pages: 230-238, 2015(SCI).

C. Kan, C. Franko, and M. Ozkut, Reliability and Some Characteristics of Circular Consecutive k-within- m-out-of-n:F System. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation Volume: 43, Number:5, Pages: 1078-1093, 2014(SCI).

S. Eryılmaz and C. Kan, Dynamic Reliability Evaluation of Consecutive k-within-m-out-of-n:F System. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation Volume: 40, Number:1, Pages: 58-71, 2011(SCI).

S. Eryılmaz, C. Kan, and F. Akıcı, Consecutive k-within-m-out-of-n:F system with exchangeable compo- nents. Naval Research Logistics Volume: 56, Number:6, Pages: 503-510, 2009(SCI).

S. Eryılmaz, G. Y. Tütüncü, C. Kan, and F. Akıcı, Reliability of consecutive k-out-of-n systems in a change point problem, Operational Research and Industrial Engineering in a National Conferance. 3rd International Conference On Economics: Emerging Economic Issues In A Globalizing World, İstanbul, 2008.

Talks and Presentations

C.Kan. (2019) Run Shock Models with a change point in shock size distribution. Recent Advances in Probability and Statistics: An International Conference in Honor of Ismihan Bayramoglu (Bairamov) for His 60th Birthday, Istanbul-Turkey (RAPS 2019)

C.Kan. (2019) Shock Models with a change point in shock size distribution. 11th International Conference on Mathematical Modelling in Reliability, Hong Kong-China (MMR 2019)

C.Kan. (2019) Extreme Shock Model with a change point in shock size distribution. International Workshop on Survival and Reliability Analysis, Suzhou-China

C.Kan. (2018) Joint Reliability Importance in coherent Systems with applications. 18th International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering, Cadiz-Spain (CMMSE 2018)

C.Kan. (2017) Reliability and Joint Reliability Importance in a m-consecutive-k,l-out-of-n:F System. 10th Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Grenoble-France (MMR2017)

C.Kan. (2017) Joint Reliability Importance in a m-consecutive-k,l-out-of-n:F System. 3rd International Researchers, Statisticians and Young Statisticians Congress, Konya-Turkey (IRSYSC2017, As chairman)

C.Kan. (2016) A note on m-consecutive-k-out-of-n:F systems. International Conference on Trends and Perspectives in Linear Statistical Inference, Istanbul-Turkey (LINSTAT’17)

C.Kan. (2016) Act as discussant at 1st China Derivatives Markets Conference. Paper named ’Pricing of Contingent Convertible Bonds Based on Copulas and Bivariate Simulation’, Suzhou-China

C.Kan. (2015) Reliability and Some Characteristics of Circular Consecutive k-within-m-out-of-n:F System. 30th European Meeting Of Statisticians, Amsterdam-Holland

C.Kan. (2015) A note on circular m-consecutive-k, l-out-of-n:F systems. 9th Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Tokyo-Japan (MMR2015)

C.Franko , M.Özkut and C.Kan. (2010) Reliability Optimization of Series-k-out-of-n Systems Using a Genetic Algorithm. 24th European Conference On Operational Research, Lisbon-Portugal

M.Özkut , C.Kan. (2010) Signature based analysis of consecutive-k systems. 28th European Meeting Of Statisticians, Piraeus-Greece

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