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

One more conference paper was accepted by SGEM Vienna Green, Austria

Nov 12th, 2018

Title: Removal of total organic carbon and color from Astana municipal landfill leachate by Uv-Fenton, UV-H2O2 and Fenton reaction

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

Conference: SGEM Vienna Green, 3-6 December 2018, Vienna, Austria

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Happy birthday to our supervisor!

Nov 9th, 2018

Today is a good day when we can express our gratitude to the founder of our group and supervisor Professor Vassilis Inglezakis!

On his birthday, we’d like to express our sincere gratitude for all his time and efforts teaching and mentoring us. We are so grateful to have him as  a role model, leader, and advisor! His mentorship gives us a better understanding of what it takes to achieve greatness in life.

Dear Professor Inglezakis, thank you for your continued support, guidance and encouragement.

Hope the next year brings you many new fantastic experiences!

Kind regards,

Environmental Science and Technology Group

AlChe Recognition prize to Nazarbayev University chapter

Nov 4th, 2018

On behalf of ESTg , We wish to congratulate AIChE Student chapter of Nazarbayev University and their advisor Prof. Inglezakis on their selection as an Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2017-2018 school year! This prize is a recognition of the efforts and hard work of students, as well as their active involvement and development of their chapter. We wish AlChe students further prosperity, greater recognition throughout the world, a lot of prizes and awards!

ESTg at NU Research day

Oct 25th, 2018

ESTg is the cornerstone of The Environment and Research Efficiency Cluster (EREC) a newly founded research cluster. In this event our researcher Zhandos Tauanov gave a tour to our new labs in block C4 and presented the existing projects of our group.

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.