Prof. Zhumabay Bakenov is an internationally recognized scientist in fields of materials science, electrochemical engineering, and advanced energy storage system. He was the first faculty of the School of Engineering to arrive in August 2011. Since that time, Prof. Bakenov have pro-actively engaged both in the academic and non-academic life of NU, National, and international programs and organizations.
Prof. Bakenov established the largest and successful Research Group at Nazarbayev University, which received a large number of research projects from local and international governmental and industrial funds (EU FP7 Program, World Bank, the Government of Kazakhstan, British Council, National Companies, and international private companies, NU internal funding etc.) with the total requested funding exceeded USD10M. Prof. Bakenov established the first successful startup company at NU, and was the first PI at NU hired international postdocs to his Group.
The venue: Nazarbayev University, Block 6, Room # 6.105