It is with immense pride that I welcome you to the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences (SEDS) at Nazarbayev University. The school is driven by a singular ambition: to evolve into a global research hub with significant relevance for Kazakhstan, Central Asia, and the world.
While only 11 years old, the School figures prominently in the #626 position of the 2022-23 U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities
rankings of 2,000 top institutions across 95 countries around the world.
SEDS comprises of six departments - Chemical and Materials Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science. Our programs, strategically designed with the goal of ABET accreditation, offer students a comprehensive and balanced education. They receive a robust grounding in the fundamental tenets of science and mathematics, alongside a broad understanding of humanities, social sciences, and entrepreneurship.
We consider our students to be the beating heart of our University. As such, we place substantial emphasis on their holistic education, extending beyond the traditional classroom setup. We strive for the internationalization of our student experience by promoting opportunities like conference participation, overseas exchange programs, and industrial internships. This multi-faceted
approach enables our students to gain a global perspective and develop a deep appreciation for diverse cultural experiences. Additionally, we encourage our undergraduate students to immerse themselves in research projects under the guidance of our distinguished faculty.
Our research strategy aims to foster research excellence and create a significant impact locally, regionally, and internationally. To expedite this objective, we have invested substantially in enhancing our research facilities and environment and reinforcing our commitment to the internationalization of our graduate student body.
The quality of our faculty is the bedrock upon which our lofty ambitions rest. Thus, we are unyielding in our commitment to attract, retain, and support high-quality faculty members from all over the globe.
Whether you are a prospective student contemplating your future, or a potential faculty candidate looking for a vibrant academic community, I cordially invite you to explore our website. Here, you can delve into the details of our programs, curricula, course offerings, and admission requirements, and learn more about our dedicated faculty, staff, and students.
Should you have any queries or require further information, please feel free to contact the respective department heads or myself. We look forward to welcoming you into our dynamic community!