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

ESTg got published in Waste Management & Research Journal

Jul 12th, 2018

“Comparative environmental assessment of alternative waste management strategies in developing regions: a case study in Kazakhstan”

Noya, V. Inglezakis, S. González-García, E. Katsou, G. Feijooa, M.T.Moreira


Zhandos Tauanov at 3rd EWaS International Conference, Lefkada Island, Greece

Jul 10th, 2018

And… #ESTglife again with you. Today we are  telling about the conference, in which our PhD candidate Zhandos Tauanov participated.

3rd EWaS International Conference on “insights on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus”, was held on Lefkada Island, Greece, from 27th to 30th of June 2018.

Zhandos successfully  introduced the paper, named as “Silver nanoparticles impregnated zeolites derived from coal fly ash: Effect of the silver loading on adsorption of mercury (II)” (Authors: Zhandos Tauanov, Dhawal Shah, Grigorios Itskos, Vasileios Inglezakis).

The Conference’s topics deal with hydraulics, hydrology, water resources systems management, urban water management, riverine systems, hydrodynamics and waves, global changes & smart cities, hydrology, raw and waste water treatment, waste management, groundwater and irrigation systems and advanced methods for environmental system analysis.

One more conference paper were accepted by 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics

Jul 3rd, 2018

Title:Spatial and temporal temperature variability in Greece

Authors: Kalyvas T., Poulopoulos S., Zervas E.

Conference: 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, October 15-17, 2018, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Another story about proactive summertime of our members! #ESTglife

Jun 29th, 2018

Our  ESTg member, Almira Yagofarova is  participating in a 2 month traineeship in the framework of Nanoporous and Nanostructured Materials for Medical Applications (NanoMed) project at the Universidad de Alicante, Spain.

Almira has already characterized the adsorption properties and adsorption capacity of various types of cryogels and zeolites (modified and non modified) by  scanning electron microscope (SEM) and measured the surface area of absorbents by Gas adsorption method. Moreover, she has aimed to determine the materials adsorption efficiency by using  X-ray diffraction (XRD).

Then also Almira is going to complete the process of  removal of iodide from water solutions under different conditions and use UV-VIS for iodide measurements.

We wish Almira further success and waiting for her with excellent results!

#ESTglife #membersachievement


SuperMegaNews!!!New Project with new opportunities!

Jun 28th, 2018

Prof. Inglezakis got an European Project by Erasmus+ Programme  “International credit mobility Key Action 1: Learning mobility of Individuals”, promoting the international exchange of students and staff between higher education institutions in Erasmus+ Programme and Partner Countries. Erasmus+  opens up the opportunities, allowing for mobility from other parts of the world to “Programme Countries”, and for outgoing mobility for European students to go to “Partner Countries”.

Credit mobility can be defined as a limited period of study or traineeship abroad (in the framework of on-going studies at a home  nstitution) for the purpose of gaining credits. After the mobility phase, students return to their home institution, where the credits are recognised and they complete their studies.

How does it work?

Students and doctoral candidates are able to study abroad for a period of three months (or one academic term or trimester), up to a maximum of 12 months in each study cycle and may benefit from an Erasmus+ grant. Staff can spend a teaching and/or training period abroad from five days (excluding travel) to a maximum of two months and may also benefit from a grant. The grant for staff may provide funding for two additional days of travel (one before and one after the mobility).


ESTg got published in Microporous and Mesoporous Materials Journal

Jun 26th, 2018

“Insights into the S-shaped sorption isotherms and their dimensionless forms”

Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Stavros G. Poulopoulos and Hossein Kazemian

With good mood and new like-minded people from Greece!

Jun 23rd, 2018
From 11th to 16th June our just graduated student Bexultan Abylkhani have participated in NAXOS 2018 6th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Naxos, Greece. He successfully presented a paper entitled “Astana city Municipal Solid Waste Characterization”.

We are all proud of you, Bexultan!

P.S Bexultan took a photo with PhD cosupervisor of his supervisor Prof.Vassilis Inglezakis – with Prof. Maria Loizidou. We guess that she is pleased to see smart students of her former students. That’s what the succession of generations!

One more conference paper were accepted by 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics

Jun 21st, 2018

Title: PCA analysis of temperature variability in Greece

Authors: Kalyvas T., Poulopoulos S., Zervas E.

Conference: 14th International Conference on Meteorology, Climatology and Atmospheric Physics, October 15-17, 2018, Alexandroupolis, Greece

Would you have thought that being a second-year student you will spend the summer in Berkeley National Lab?

Jun 17th, 2018

Our youngest ESTg member, Aldiyar Kuntubek  is  participating in a 2 month internship at The Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

Aldiyar was already trained to synthesize 2D WS2 by chemical vapor deposition method using RTP furnace under the supervision of Dr. Tevye Kuykendall. These materials are have exciting properties such as direct band gap, valley polarization, emerging charge density waves and high mobility. Moreover, he was trained to use optical microscope and Raman spectroscopy to characterize synthesized materials

Generally the research aims to develop a synthetic process, through successive experiments and characterization, to control crystallinity, extent of conversion, and other properties producing high-quality TMD materials.

The internship position is sponsored by Dr Vasileios Inglezakis in the Chemical Engineering Department at Nazarbayev University, and  hosted by Dr. Tevye Kuykendall, a Senior Scientific Engineer at the Molecular Foundry ( #ESTglife #studentsachievement

The conference abstract was accepted by 49th Union World Conference on Lung Health

Jun 13th, 2018

Title: Smoking habits of EU15 countries citizens under the view of Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC)

Authors:  E Zervas, C Tzalonikou, K Konstantopoulos, S Poulopoulos, E Litsiou, K Glynos, P Katsaounou

Conference:  49th Union World Conference on Lung Health, 24-27 October, 2018, The Hague, The Netherlands