Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan, 53 Kabanbay Batyr, ave.

Site visit to Pavlodar refinery #ESTgvisits

Oct 21st, 2018

Professor Inglezakis and group of 2nd year students visited Pavlodar refinery. During the visit,  students were able to familiarize themselves with the main processes and important units at the plant, learn more about the remote operation of the control room, as well as get answers to their questions about the company.

Note: Pavlodar Oil Chemistry Refinery (POCR LLP) is the largest enterprise in the northeast of Kazakhstan for oil refining and production of oil products and one of the three oil refineries of the Republic, 100% of shares are owned by “National Company “KazMunayGas” JSC.

ESTg got published a paper in Desalination and Water Treatment Journal

Oct 19th, 2018

“Quarries Environmental Footprint in the Framework of Sustainable Development. The case study of Milos Island”

Grammati Goudouva, Pantelitsa Loizia, Vasilis Inglezakis, Antonis A. Zorpas

Good news! Another successful publication in the Scientific Data Jornal with IF=4.836

Oct 18th, 2018

“Top soil physical and chemical properties in Kazakhstan across a north-south gradient”

Vadim Yapiyev, Charles P Gilman, Tolganay Kabdullayeva, Akmaral Suleimenova, Aizhan Shagadatova, Azat Duisembay, Sanzhar Naizabekov, Saule Mussurova, Kamilya Sydykova, Ilyas Raimkulov, Ilyas Kabimoldayev, Ainagul Abdrakhmanova, Symbat Omarkulova, Dastan Nurmukhambetov, Aliya Kudarova, Daniyar Malgazhdar, Christian Schönbach, Vassilis Inglezakis


New paper has been accepted for publication in the Desalination and Water Treatment Journal

Oct 15th, 2018

“Effects of 2-Chlorophenol and 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol on an Activated Sludge Sequencing Batch Reactor”

D. Doskaliyev, S.G. Poulopoulos, A. Yeshmuratova, F. Aldyngurova, A.A. Zorpas, V.J. Inglezakis


Yerbol Sarbassov at annual conference “Waste to Energy” in Austria

Oct 13th, 2018

Our postdoctoral researcher Yerbol Sarbassov has attended annual conference “Waste to Energy” between 1-2 of October in Vienna, Austria which was organized by IRRC ( Poster presentation made entitled as: CHARACTERIZATION OF REFUSE DERIVED FUEL FROM MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE. 

Authors: Yerbol Sarbassov, Bexultan Abylkhani, Berik Aimbetov, Almira Yagofarova, Diyar Tokmurzin, Christos Venetis, Edward J Anthony, Vassilis Inglezakis. 

He has also visited Vienna University of Technology, Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Bioscience Engineering, Research Division of  Chemical Process Engineering and Energy Technology and meet with PhD students of Prof. Franz Winter.

Workshop on Green Energy and Municipal Solid Waste Solutions

Oct 12th, 2018
Center for Energy and Advanced Materials of PI “National Laboratory Astana”, Chemical Engineering Department of School of Engineering and Environmental Science and Technology Group have organized one-day workshop entitled: “Green Energy and Municipal Solid Waste Solutions”  at Nazarbayev University.
The workshop is dedicated for the utilization of solid waste in fluidized bed technologies, co-firing in fluidized beds and environmental aspects of municipal solid waste generation.

Introducing successful members of our group #ESTgalumni

Oct 1st, 2018

Another star among our graduates  is Aigerim Omirkhan. She graduated NU in 2015 with BEng in Chemical Engineering. Aigerim is currently a PhD candidate at Imperial College London.

ESTg provided me with stimulating learning environment that is both supportive and motivating. It taught me to dream big and achieve my goals”, – Aigerim Omirkhan.

One more conference paper for oral presentation was accepted by CEESD 2018

Sep 23rd, 2018

Title: Photochemical treatment of a municipal solid waste landfill leachate

Authors: Ardak Makhatova, Vassilis J. Inglezakis,  Stavros G. Poulopoulos

Conference: 2018 3rd International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development (CEESD 2018), Penang, Malaysia

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Huge greetings and warm words of gratitude from Berkeley!#ESTgalumni

Sep 20th, 2018

We are proud of the members of our group who don’t rest on their laurels and continue to conquer the world at the top universities in the world. One of them is Aslan Tabyldiev who is Chemical Engineering Graduate 2018, pursing M.S. at University of California, Berkeley. During his studies at NU he worked in the research project, led by Professor Vasileios Inglezakis. According to Aslan: “Being a part of ESTg is a valuable lab experience leading to the strong technical and soft skills”.

We wish Aslan  an unquenchable love to science, endless enthusiasm and the will to win. ESTg is confident  that he will be the top student in California as he was in our group!

One more conference paper for oral presentation was accepted by AIChE Conference

Sep 17th, 2018

Title:Novel Amphoteric Cryogels for Sr2+ and Cs2+ Ions Removal from Aqueous Solutions

Authors: Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Stavros Poulopoulos, Alzhan Baimenov, Dmitry Berillo

Conference: 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting,November 2, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA

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