Nur-Sultan (Astana), Republic of Kazakhstan, 53 Kabanbay Batyr, ave.

Our core group members have published more than 200 papers and received more than 3000 citations (Scopus data) and has a mean h-index of 18. Under NU affiliation the group has published more than 40 Journal papers since 2014.

Latest Publications (since 2014)

  1. Arman Balkenova, Amire Anuarbek, Aliya Satayeva, Jong Kim, Vassilis Inglezakis, Elizabeth Arkhangelsky, “Complex organic fouling and effect of silver nanoparticles on aquaporin forward osmosis membranes”, Journal of Water Process Engineering
    Volume 34, April 2020, 101177,
  2. Stavros G. Poulopoulos, Gaukhar Ulykbanova &Constantine J. Philippopoulos, “Photochemical mineralization of amoxicillin medicinal product by means of UV, hydrogen peroxide, titanium dioxide and iron”, Environmental Technology Journal,
  3. Alzhan Baimenov, Dmitriy A.Berillo, Stavros G.Poulopoulos, Vassilis J.Inglezakis, ”A review of cryogels synthesis, characterization and applications on the removal of heavy metals from aqueous solutions”, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science Volume 276,  2020,
  4. Seitkhan Azat, Elizabeth Arkhangelsky, Athanasis Papathanasiou, Antonis. A. Zorpas, A. Abirov, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, “Synthesis of biosourced silica-Ag nanocomposites and amalgamation reaction with mercury in aqueous solutions”, Comptes rendus chimie Journal, 
  5. Ardak Makhatova, Gaukhar Ulykbanova, Shynggys Sadyk, Kali Sarsenbay, Timur Sh. Atabaev, Vassilis J. Inglezakis & Stavros G. Poulopoulos, “Degradation and mineralization of 4-tert-butylphenol in water using Fe-doped TiO2 catalysts”, Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 19284 (2019),
  6. Yerbol Sarbassov, Tolkyn Sagalova, Obid Tursunov, Christos Venetis, Stefanos Xenarios and Vassilis Inglezakis, “ Survey on Household Solid Waste Sorting at Source in Developing Economies: A Case Study of Nur-Sultan City in Kazakhstan ”, Sustainability — Open Access Journal 2019,
  7. Efi Drimili, Zoi Gareiou, Antigoni Vranna, Stavros Poulopoulos, Efthimios Zervas “An integrated approach to public’s perception of urban water use and ownership of water companies during a period of economic crisis. Case study in Athens, Greece”, Urban Water Journal, Pages 334-342, 2019,
  8. Hesam Kamyab, Diyar Tokmurzin, Berik Aimbetov, Bexultan Abylkhani, Vasileios Inglezakis, Ben Anthony, Botagoz Kuspangaliyeva, “A Characterization of solid char produced from pyrolysis of the organic fraction of municipal solid waste, high volatile coal and their blends”, Energy Journal,
  9.  Y. Sarbassov, O. Tursunov, B. Suleimenova, B. Kuspangaliyeva, V. Inglezakis, E. Anthony, “Characterization of tar generated from the mixture of municipal solid waste and coal pyrolysis at 800 C”, Energy Reports Journal, 2019,
  10. Alzhan Baimenov, Dmitriy Berillo, Vassilis J.Inglezakis, “ Cryogel-based Ago/Ag2O nanocomposites for iodide removal from water ”, Journal of Molecular Liquids,
  11. Hajar Taheri Soudejania, Hossein Kazemian, Vassilis J.Inglezakis, Antonis A.Zorpas, “Application of zeolites in organic waste composting: A review”, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology journal,
  12. Aidar Kemelbay, Aldiyar Kuntubek, Nicholas Chang, Christopher Chen, Christoph Kastl, Vassilis Inglezakis, Alexander Tikhonov, Adam Schwartzberg, Shaul Aloni and Tevye Kuykendall, “Lithographically defined synthesis of transition metal dichalcogenides”, Materials Journal,
  13. Y. Sarbassov, O. Tursunov, B. Suleimenova, B. Kuspangaliyeva, V. Inglezakis, E. Anthony, “Characterization of tar generated from the mixture of municipal solid waste and coal pyrolysis at 800 C”, Energy Reports Journal,
  14. B. Abylkhani, B. Aiymbetov, A. Yagofarova, D. Tokmurzin, C. Venetis, S. Poulopoulos, Y. Sarbassov, V.J. Inglezakis, “Seasonal characterization of municipal solid waste from Astana city, Kazakhstan; composition and thermal properties of combustible fraction”, Waste Management & Research Journal,
  15. Zhannat Ashikbayeva, Daniele Tosi, Damir Balmassov, Emiliano Schena, Paola Saccomandi, Vassilis Inglezakis, “Application of nanoparticles and nanomaterials in thermal ablation therapy of cancer tumor”, Nanomaterials 2019, 9(9), 1195; 
  16. V.J.Inglezakis, M.M.Fyrillas, “Experimental study of zeolitic diffusion by use of a concentration-dependent surface diffusion model”,
    Heliyon, Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2019, e02143,  
  17. Poulopoulos, S.G., Yerkinova, A., Ulykbanova, G., Inglezakis, V.J., “Photocatalytic treatment of organic pollutants in a synthetic wastewater using UV light and combinations of TiO 2 , H 2 O 2 and Fe(III)”, PLoS One. 2019 May 15;14(5):e0216745,  
  18. Z. Tauanov and V.J. Inglezakis, “Removal of iodide from water using silver nanoparticles-impregnated synthetic zeolites”, Science of The Total Environment Volume 682, 10 September 2019, Pages 259-270,  
  19. Z. Tauanov, P.E. Tsakiridis, D.Shah and V.J. Inglezakis, “Synthetic sodalite doped with silver nanoparticles: Characterization and Mercury (II) removal from aqueous solutions”, Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, 54(9), 951-959, 2019,  
  20. G. Kaisarlis, G. Vasiliou, V. Spitas, V. Inglezakis, G. Itskos, C. Spitas, “Manufacturing of ultra-fine particle CFA-A380 aluminium matrix composites with improved mechanical properties by improved ring milling and oscillating micro-grid mixing ”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, May 2019, Volume 28, Issue 5, pp 2630–2640,
  21. S. Azat, A.V. Korobeinyk, K. Moustakas, V.J. Inglezakis, “Sustainable production of pure silica from rice husk waste in Kazakhstan”, Journal of Cleaner Production Volume 217, 2019, Pages 352-359,  
  22. V.J.Inglezakis,   M.M.Fyrillas, J.Park, ‘‘Variable diffusivity homogeneous surface diffusion model and analysis of merits and fallacies of simplified adsorption kinetics equations”, Journal of Hazardous Materials Volume 367, 2019, Pages 224-245 
  23. W.Z. Khan, V. Inglezakis, S. Ishtiaque, K. Moustaka, “Assessment of municipal solid waste management practices in Karachi city, Pakistan”, International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2019 Vol.24 No.2, pp.131 – 150,
  24. A.V. Korobeinyk, R. D.L. Whitby, S.V. Mikhalovsky and V.J. Inglezakis, “In situ production of high purity noble metal nanoparticles on fumed silica and catalytic activity towards 2-nitrophenol reduction”, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
  25. D. Tokmurzin, B. Aiymbetov, B. Abylkhani, A. Yagofarova, Y. Sarbassov, V. Inglezakis, C. Venetis, S.G. Poulopoulos, “Fixed-Bed Gasification and Pyrolysis of Organic Fraction of MSW Blended with Coal Samples“, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 73, 2019,
  26. Arkhangelsky E, Inglezakis V, Gitis V., Korobeinyk A.V., “Gold and Silver Nanoparticles as a Powerful Tool for Membrane Pore Size Determination and Mercury Removal”, “Nanotechnology in Water and Wastewater Treatment: theory and applications”, Elsevier, 1st edition (2019)
  27. 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, “Top soil physical and chemical properties in Kazakhstan across a north-south gradient”, Scientific Data Journal,  Volume 5 ( article number: 180242 (2018), 
  28. Grammati Goudouva, Pantelitsa Loizia, Vasilis Inglezakis, Antonis A. Zorpas, “Quarries Environmental Footprint in the Framework of Sustainable Development. The case study of Milos Island”, Desalination and Water Treatment Journal
  29. D. Doskaliyev, S.G. Poulopoulos, A. Yeshmuratova, F. Aldyngurova, A.A. Zorpas, V.J. Inglezakis, “Effects of 2-Chlorophenol and 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol on an Activated Sludge Sequencing Batch Reactor”, Desalination and Water Treatment Journal
  30. Daniele Tosi, Sanzhar Korganbayev, Madina Jelbuldina, Kanat Dukenbayev, Alina Korobeinyk, Vasileios Inglezakis, “Real time Temperature Monitoring in Liver during Magnetite Nanoparticle-enhanced Microwave Ablation with Fiber Bragg Grating sensors: Ex Vivo Analysis” , IEEE Sensors Journal, Volume: 18 ,  
  31. Z.Tauanov, P.E.Tsakiridis, S.V.Mikhalovsky, V.J.Inglezakis, “Synthetic coal fly ash-derived zeolites doped with silver nanoparticles for mercury (II) removal from water”, Journal of Environmental Management, Volume 224 (15 October 2018), Pages 164-171, 
  32. Noya, V. Inglezakis, S. González-García, E. Katsou, G. Feijooa, M.T.Moreira, “Comparative environmental assessment of alternative waste management strategies in developing regions: a case study in Kazakhstan”, Waste Management & Research (2018). 
  33. Madina Jelbuldina, Alina Korobeinyk, Sanzhar Korganbayev, Vassilis Inglezakis, Daniele Tosi, “Fiber Bragg Grating Based Temperature Profiling in Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles-Enhanced Radiofrequency Ablation”, Optical Fiber Technology Journal (2018)    
  34. Theoni Maria Massara, Alper Erdem Yılmaz, Ibrahim Cengiz, Simos Malamis, Murat Tolga Yilmaz, Okan Tarik Komesli, , Peyo Stanchev,  Vasileios J. Inglezakis, Evina Katsou, “The effect of initial pH and retention time on boron removal by continuous electrocoagulation process”, Desalination and Water treatment Journal (2018)
  35. 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”, Desalination and Water treatment Journal (2018)
  36. M. K. Doula, A. A. Zorpas, V.J. Inglezakis, J.P. Navvaro, D. J. Bilalis, “Optimization of heavy polluted soil from olive mill waste through the implementation of zeolites “, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal (2018)  
  37. Leal, L. T. C., Guney, M., and Zagury, G. J., “In vitro dermal bioaccessibility of selected metals in contaminated soil and mine tailings and human health risk characterization”, Chemosphere Journal (2018)  
  38. V.J.Inglezakis, M.M. Fyrillas, M.A. Stylianou, “Two-phase homogeneous diffusion model for the fixed bed sorption of heavy metals on natural zeolites”, Microporous &Mesoporous Materials Journal (2018)  
  39. Aliya R. Satayeva, Carol A. Howell, Alina V. Korobeinyk, Jakpar Jandosov, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Zulkhair A. Mansurov and Sergey V. Mikhalovsky, “Investigation of rice husk derived activated carbon for removal of nitrate contamination from water”, Science of the Total Environment Journal (2018)  
  40. Zhandos Tauanov, Dhawal Shah, Vassilis Inglezakis, and Prashant K. Jamwal, “Hydrothermal synthesis of zeolite production from coal fly ash: A heuristic approach and its optimization for system identification of conversion”, Journal of Cleaner Production (2018)   
  41. Marinos Stylianou, Vassilis Inglezakis, Agapios Agapiou, Grigorios Itskos, Albina Jetybayeva, Maria Loizidou, “A comparative study on phylosilicate and tectosilicate mineral structural properties”, Desalination and Water Treatment Journal (2018)  
  42. V. J. Inglezakis, K. Moustakas, G. Khamitova, D. Tokmurzin, Y. Sarbassov, R. Rakhmatulina, B. Serik, Y. Abikak, S. G. Poulopoulos, “Current Municipal Solid Waste Management in the cities of Astana and Almaty of Kazakhstan and Evaluation of Alternative Management Scenarios”, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (2018). 
  43. Giorgos Markou,Dimitris Mitrogiannis,Vassilis Inglezakis,Koenraad Muylaert,Nikolaos Koukouzas,Nikolaos Tsoukalas,Efstratios Kamitsos,Dimitrios Palles,Ioannis Baziotis, “Ca(OH)2 pre-treated bentonite for phosphorus removal and recovery from synthetic and real wastewater”, CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water Journal (2017).  
  44. Georgios Kaisarlis, Efstratios Tsolakis , Georgios Vasileiou , Vasileios Spitas , Zhandos Tauanov , Vassilis Inglezakis, Grigorios Itskos, Christos Spitas, “Efficient oscillating micro-grid mixing of CFA-aluminium composite melts”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (ISSN 0924-0136), 2017   
  45. Vadim Yapiyev, Zhanay Sagintayev, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Kanat Samarkhanov, Anne Verhoef, “Essentials of endorheic basins and lakes for climate change and anthropogenic influence adaptation in Central Asia”, Water (2017)   
  46. V. J. Inglezakis, M. M. Fyrillas ,  “Adsorption Fixed Beds Modeling Revisited; Generalized Solutions for S-Shaped Isotherms”, Chemical Engineering Communications (2017)   
  47. V. Inglezakis, A. Kudarova, D. Tarassov, A. Jetybayeva, Y. Myngtay and D. Zhalmuratova, Dastan Nurmukhambetov, “Inhibitory effects of polar and non-polar organic substances on activated sludge activity”, Desalination and Water (2017).   
  48. Dimitris Mitrogiannis, Maria Psychoyou, Ioannis Baziotis, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Nikolaos Koukouzas, Nikolaos Tsoukalas, Dimitrios Palles, Efstratios Kamitsos, Georgios Oikonomou, Giorgos Markou, ”Removal of phosphate from aqueous solutions by adsorption onto Ca(OH)2 treated natural clinoptilolite”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 320, 510-522 (2017).   
  49. J. Inglezakis, S. Malamis, A. Omirkhan, J. Nauruzbayeva, Z. Makhtayeva, T. Seidakhmetov, A. Kudarova, “Investigating the inhibitory effect of cyanide, phenol and 4-nitrophenol in the activated sludge process employed for the treatment of petroleum wastewater”, Journal of Environmental Management (2016).   
  50. Doula, J.L.Moreno-Ortego, F.Trivinella, V.J.Inglezakis, A. Sarris, K.Komnitsas, “Olive mill waste: recent advances for the sustainable development of olive oil industry” in “Olive mill wastewater: recent advances for the sustainable management of olive oil industry”, Elsevier-Academic Press (2017).
  51. M.A. Stylianou, V.J. Inglezakis, M. Loizidou, A. Agapiou, G. Itskos, “Equilibrium ion exchange studies of Zn2+, Cr3+ and Mn2+ on natural bentonite”, Desalination and Water treatment, Volume 57 (2016)   
  52. Levitsky I., Dahan Y., Arkhangelsky E., Gitis V. (2016) “Retention of modified BSA by UF membranes”, Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology91, 400-407   
  53. Arkhangelsky E., Wicaksana F., Al-RabiahAbd., Al-Zahrani S., Wang R. (2016) “Understanding the interaction between biopolymers and their influence on forward osmosis process”, Desalination 385, 12-23.   
  54. GiorgosMarkou, Vassilis J. Inglezakis, Dimitris Mitrogiannis, IliasEfthimiopoulos , Maria Psychoyou, PetrosKoutsovitis, KoenraadMuylaert and IoannisBaziotis, “Sorption mechanism(s) of orthophosphate onto Ca(OH)2 pretreated bentonite”, RSC Advances, 6 (27), 22295-22305 (2016).  
  55. Inglezakis and K. Moustakas, “Household Hazardous Waste Management: A Review”, Journal of Environmental Management, 150, 310-321 (2015). 
  56. Poulopoulos and V.J. Inglezakis, “Environment and Development: Basic Principles, Human Activities and Environmental Implications”, Elsevier (2017).  
  57. Arkhangelsky E., Levitsky I., Gitis V. (2015) “Retention of biopolymers by ultrafiltration membranes”, Chemical Engineering and Technology 38, 2327-2334.    
  58. Cobzaru and J. Inglezakis, Chapter: “Ion Exchange” in “Progress in Filtration and Separation”, Editor: S. Tarleton, Academic Press (2014).    
  59. Arkhangelsky E., Lay S., Wicaksana F., Al-RabiahAbd., Al-Zahrani S., Wang R. (2014) “Impact of intrinsic properties of foulants on membrane performance in osmotic desalination applications”, Separation and Purification Technology 123, 87-95.