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The Doctoral seminar of PhD in Science, Engineering and Technology

The Nazarbayev University School of Engineering and Digital Sciences invites you to the presentations delivered in the context of the Doctoral seminar of PhD in Science, Engineering and Technology. All presentations will be delivered on Friday between 09:00am and 11:50am, according to the schedule included below. Each student will deliver a short 15-min presentation followed by 5 mins for Q&As.

The event is available only for the NU community members.

April 15
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# Phd Candidate Lead Supervisor Internal Co-Supervisor(s) External Co-Supervisor(s) Presentation title Time
1 Medet Mukushev Dr. Anara Sandygulova Dr. Matteo Rubagotti Dr. Deniz Baskent (UMCG University of Groningen, The Netherlands) K-SLARS: Kazakh sign language automatic recognition system for human-robot interaction in the context of learning 09:00-09:20
2 Aizhan Myrzakul Dr. Michael Good Dr. Daniele Malafarina Dr. Yen Chin Ong (Yangzhou University, China); Dr. David Momeni (Department of Physics, College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman Black Hole/Moving Mirror correspondence in a new model that preserves unitarity and has finite energy emission 09:20-09:40
3 Assel Nurmagambetova Dr. Ivan Vorobjev Dr. Natalie Barteneva Dr. Wilma A.Hofmann (University of Buffalo, USA) Microtube dynamics and spatial distribution during epithelial-to-mesenchyme transition of cancer cells 09:40-10:00
4 Gulden Ormanova Dr. Ferhat Karaca Dr. Mehdi Torkmahalleh Dr. Philip Hopke (University of Rochester, USA) Chemical characterization and source apportionment of atmospheric fine particulate matter 10:00-10:20
5 Amina Shynybayeva Dr. Luis R.Rojas-Solórzano Dr. Desmond Adair Dr. Johan Kristian Sveen (IFE, University of Oslo, Norway) Modelling of Multiphase flows in horizontal annuli 10:30-10:50
6 Balnur Zhaisanbayeva Dr. Gonzalo Hortelano Dr. Ivan Vorobyev Dr. Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy (University of Reading, UK), Dr. Elina Mun (National Center for Biotechnology, KZ) Development of cell penetrating nanoparticles for drug delivery 10:50-11:10
7 Nazerke Rakhymbayeva Dr. Anara Sandygulova Dr. Amin Zollanvari Dr. Tony Belpaeme (University of Plymouth, UK), Dr. Wafa Johal (University of New South Wales, Australia) Engagement Assessment for Robot-Assisted Therapy Adaptation for Children with ASD 11:10-11:30
8 Venera Nurmanova Dr. Mehdi Bagheri Dr. Amin Zollanvari Dr. Toan Phung (UNSW, Australia) Real-time Transformer Winding Fault Diagnosis based on Frequency Response Analysis 11:30-11:50
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April 8

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# Phd Candidate Lead Supervisor Internal Co-Supervisor(s) External Co-Supervisor(s) Presentation title Time
1 Irina Dolzhikova Dr. Amin Zollanvari Dr. Berdakh Abibullaev Dr. Reza Sameni, Shiraz University, Iran Robust data-driven predictive model for Brain Computer Interface 09:00-09:20
2 Enoch Adotey Dr. Mehdi Torkmahalleh Dr. Mannix Balanay Dr. Philip K. Hopke (University of Rochester, USA) Quantifying soluble and insoluble hexavalent chromium in ambient particulate matter using traditional analytical methods, and new highly functionalized nanodots 09:20-09:40
3 Saltanat Akhmadi Dr. Mariza Tsakalerou Dr. Ali Turkyilmaz,
Dr. Vassilios Tourassis
Dr. Francisco Puig (The University of Valencia, Spain) Development of Mixed-Mode Tools for Multi-criteria Decision Analysis – An Integrative Framework for Innovation 09:40-10:00
4 Zhannat Ashikbayeva Dr. Daniele Tosi Dr. Timur Atabaev Dr. Emiliano Schena (Campus Bio-Medico University of Roma, Italy), Vasileios Inglezakis University of Strathclyde, UK Experimental investigation of nanoparticles and nanocomposites for cancer care and applications in biosensing and thermal ablation. 10:00-10:20
5 Yeldar Baiken Dr. Damira Kanayeva Dr. Bakhyt Matkarimov Dr. Murat Saparbaev (Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, Grand Paris, France) Study of the mechanisms of human Nei like DNA glycosylase in DNA repair. Applications to the Mechanisms of Resistance to Anticancer Therapies 10:40-11:00
6 Alima Tazabekova Dr. Desmond Adair Dr. Randy Hazlett Dr. Carlos E.Alvarado-Rodriguez (University of Guanajuato) Development and Use of the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method for multiphase fluid flow modelling in porous media with fractures 11:00-11:20
7 Kassen Dautov Dr. Mohammad Hashmi Dr. Galymzhan Nauryzbayev Dr. N. Nasimuddin (Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore) Design and realization of microwave/millimeter wave circuits and components for emerging applications 11:20-11:40

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April 1

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# Phd Candidate Lead Supervisor Internal Co-Supervisor(s) External Co-Supervisor(s) Presentation title Time
1 Nurzhan Baikalov Dr. Zhumabay Bakenov Dr. Almagul Mentbayeva Dr. Yongguang Zhang, Hebei University of Technology Nanostructured materials for next-generation lithium-sulfur rechargeable batteries 09:00-09:20
2 Yerkanat Kanafin Dr. Stavros Poulopoulos Dr. Elizabeth Arkhangelsky Dr. Vasileios Inglezakis University of Strathclyde, UK Development of Integrated Membrane Bioreactor and Chemical Processes for Advanced Wastewater Treatment 09:20-09:40
3 Samal Kaumbekova Dr. Dhawal Shah Dr. Mehdi Torkmahalleh Dr. Masakazu Umezawa, Tokyo University of Science, Japan In-vivo effects of nanoparticles on blood proteins: Insights from molecular simulations 09:40-10:00
4 Saule Mergenbayeva Dr. Stavros Poulopoulos Dr. Timur Atabaev Dr. Vasileios Inglezakis University of Strathclyde, UK Innovative materials for heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis 10:00-10:20
5 Kayode Olaifa Dr. Enrico Marsili Dr. Damira Kanayeva Dr. Carlo Santoro, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Manchester, UK Bioelectrochemical Characterization of Candida Biofilms 10:30-10:50
6 Zamart Ramazanova Dr. Amin Zollanvari Dr. Bakhyt Matkarimov Dr. Sheida Nabavi, University of Connecticut, USA High-dimensional Data Analytics for Genome-wide Association Studies 10:50-11:10
7 Abat Zhuldassov Dr. Yanwei Wang Dr. Dhawal Shah Dr. Ziyi Zhong (Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT), China) Modeling of heavy metals sorption onto microplastics 11:10-11:30
8 Alima Tazabekova Dr. Desmond Adair Dr. Randy Hazlett Dr. Carlos E.Alvarado-Rodriguez (University of Guanajuato) Development and Use of the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method for multiphase fluid flow modelling in porous media with fractures 11:30-11:50