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NU SEDS student Edige Akimali wоn Big Idea Challenge 2022

His project “Soyles” was recognized as the best in the Social Impact category and became the National Champion. An international video pitching competition supported by the British Council, the Big Idea Challenge, aims to encourage young people from the Creative Spark program countries to develop an innovative ‘startup’ and tell the world about it. The […]

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Cooperation with UiT (Norway) strengthens the mission of NU SEDS

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at NU SEDS hosted three scientists and one student from the Institute for Buildings, Energy and Materials Technology at the University of the Arctic, Norway (Narvik), from August 8-10. During this visit, a three-day research seminar was organized to strengthen the bilateral cooperation that began in 2019. “Graduate […]

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Farewell to Visiting Professor Reza Montazami

A bittersweet goodbye and deep gratitude  to Professor Reza Montazami after an incredibly fruitful six month with him at NU SEDS. Professor Reza Montazami is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  His research interests include functional materials, electronic and ionic polymers, and soft electronics and […]

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Jas Social Impact 2022 winners: “Gulde” project

We continue to introduce you to the winners of the Jas Social Impact 2022 competition. This year, two projects by NU SEDS students were recognized as winners of the contest organized by the NU Social Development Fund. The next project is “Gulde,” which won in the “Idea Grant” category. The project leader, Alikhan Talipbayev. He […]

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Jas Social Impact 2022 winners: “Shelter.kz” project

Nazarbayev University hosted an awards ceremony for the winners of the Jas Social Impact competition of the NU Social Development Fund. Ten teams received funding for the implementation of the social projects. Two projects from them were founded by students of the NU SEDS. The “Shelter.kz” project by NU SEDS student Almat Abilez was among […]

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Nazarbayev University and KazNIISA signed a Memorandum of Cooperation: How will this benefit NU SEDS and Kazakhstan?

This Memorandum aims to establish and develop cooperation between the University and JSC “Kazakh Research and Design Institute of Construction and Architecture” (KazNIISA). Two sides agreed to do academic research on “Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment with local site effects for existing and new structures in Kazakhstan.” This research aims to evaluate the hazard and risk posed […]

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NU SEDS opened the Kazakhstan branch of the Global WtERT Council

Nazarbayev University has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Global WtERT Council. The purpose of the memorandum is to transform Kazakhstan into a leading country in waste-to-energy research and technology in Central Asia. The MoU was signed by the President of Nazarbayev University, Shigeo Katsu, the President of Global WtERT Council Inc., professor […]

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Professors of NU SEDS presented the book “Optical Fiber biosensors. Device Platforms, Biorecognition, Applications”

The presentation of the book entitled “Optical Fiber biosensors. Device Platforms, Biorecognition, Applications” was held at Nazarbayev University Library on 25th of May, 2022. The event gathered students, researchers and faculty members in biomedicine, engineering, and biology fields.⁣⁣⠀ ⁣⁣⠀ The book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of fiber optic sensors using an interdisciplinary […]

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