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

Gaukhar Ulykbanova

Education:

2016 – 2018 – Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan)

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Master thesis: Photochemical degradation of organic pollutants in wastewaters

2012 – 2016 – Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan)

Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering

Capstone project: Design and optimization of Ethylene Oxide production plant with a rate of 52,000 tons/year

June 2015 – August 2015 – Summer semester at University of California, Berkeley (USA)

2011 – 2012 – Foundation program of University College London (UCL) at Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan)

Current research: Wastewater treatment

Publications:

  • V.J. Inglezakis , A. Amzebek, B. Kuspangaliyeva, Y. Sabrassov, G. Balbayeva, A. Yerkinova, and S.G. Poulopoulos. Treatment of municipal solid waste landfill leachate by use of combined biological, physical and photochemical processes. Accepted to Journal: Desalination and Water Treatment (2018).
  • Balbayeva, A. Yerkinova, V.J. Inglezakis and S.G. Poulopoulos. Photochemical degradation of organic pollutants in wastewaters. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 301, 012099 (2018). doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/301/1/012099
  • Yerkinova, G. Balbayeva, V.J. Inglezakis and S.G. Poulopoulos. Photocatalytic treatment of a synthetic wastewater. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 301, 012143 (2018). doi: 10.1088/1757-899X/301/1/012143

Contact details: gbalbayeva@nu.edu.kz