Mammadov Havar Amir oglu was born on July 1, 1945, in the village of Qizilkand of Imishli region of the Republic of Azerbaijan. After graduating from secondary school with honors I was admitted to the “Automation and Telemechanics” faculty of Azerbaijan PelytechnicInstitute(present Technical University). During my studies I was chair of student scientific community , as well as a group representative. I was awarded the highest scholarship on the name of V.I. Lenin for my achievements in the fields of education and public works. As a young specialist I graduated from university with honors in 1968 and  worked in the position of assistant at the department of “Automation and Telemechanics”. I entered full time education department of postgraduate school in the Azerbaijan Pelytechnic Institute in 1970. I was in military service from 1971 to 1972.

After graduating from postgraduate school, I continued to work at the department.

Besides the scientific-pedagogical activities in 1974-1984, I participated in the election bodies of Komsomol and Party Committee of the Institute. At different times, I worked as a deputy of the secretaries of Komsomol and Party Committees of Institute. I was in the position of secretary of Party Committee of Institute from 1983 to 1984.

I worked as an assistant, senior lecturer at the department of “Automation of production processes and Calculating Techniques” until March 1975-1984.

 Successfully defending my dissertation on the topic of “Transition processes in electric circuits with successive switching parameters” in 1983, I was awarded scientific degree candidate of technical sciences.

I worked as instructor at the department of “Science and Education Institutions” of Central Committee of Azerbaijan Communist Party. I worked as a vice rector for evening and part time education, and later Institute’s educational works at the Azerbaijan Polytechnic university in 1989-1992. I worked as a head of departments of “Design and production of computational apparatus", "Automation and telemechanism in transport", "Automatics and management". Currently, I am head of department of” Automatics and management".

By defending my doctoral dissertation in the topic of "Investigation methods of switching processes in complex electrical circuits with distributed parameters", I was awarded scientific degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences in 1998  and entitled with the status of Professor in 2003.

From January 2000 to September 2016 I worked as a rector of Azerbaijan Technical University.

From September 2016 to March 2017 I worked as a rector of Qafqaz University.

 I am thye author of about 250 scientific works in the fields of automatic management in technical systems and informatics, as well as 4 monographs, 22 textbooks and 10 pattestes. Some of the scientific papers were published in America, Greece, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Turkey, Iran, Romania, Cyprus and other countries. Regularly, I deliver lectures at the scientific conferences, symposiums in the different countries of the world. About 10 dissertations of doctor of philosophy on technique and doctor of sciences were defended under my guidance. I was a corresponding member of Russian Engineering Academy in 2000 and I became a full member of the academy in 2001. I am a full member of International Academy of Sciences from 2001. At the same time I am a full member and vice president of Azerbaijan Engineering Academy, and a corresponding member of International Oil academy .  I was elected as a president of association of Universities of Caspian States. I was selected the World’s International Scientist by International Biography Center in Cambridge. I am a honorary doctor and professor of a number of leading universities of the world. I am a honorary member of Senate of Köln University of Applied Sciences in Germany, honorary doctor of Varna Technical University in Bulgaria, a honorary professor of Astarhan and Rostov Technical Universities In Russia, and a honorary doctor of Odessa Communications and Information Technology University in Ukraine.

I was a chair of the Board of specialized Doctorate and Candidate of Dissertation operating at Azerbaijan Technical University by the decree of Presidium of Supreme Attestation Commission under the President of Azerbaijan from 2000 to 2017.

I was awarded “The orden of Glory” by the order of the President of Azerbaijan for my services in the development of preparation of engineers and technical sciences in Azerbaijan in 2011.

 I was awarded “Honored Scientist” by the order of the President of Azerbaijan for my services in the development of Azerbaijan science and preparation of highly qualified personnel in 2015. 

I was a member of Editorial Board of “ Azerbaijan oil economy” journal, and Editor in chief of “ scientific work” journal of Azerbaijan Technical University during 2000-2016.Currently I am a member of Editorial Board of the journals of “Azerbaijan engineering magazines” and “Transport Law”.

I was appointed to the position of rector of newly established Baku Engineering University by the order of the President Ilham Aliyev on March 16,2017.

I am married with 3 children and 9 grandchildren.