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School of Science and Technology

 

Nazarbayev University School of Science and Technology offers Masters programs in Biology, Computer Science, Physics and Robotics. The programs offer the students the opportunity to conduct their postgraduate studies with world-class faculty at the state-of-the-art campus of Nazarbayev University in Astana. In the School of Science and Technology, students are afforded the opportunity to develop career building skills such as scientific communications, personal study skills and project planning. You are encouraged and allowed independent thinking while integrating knowledge from a variety of disciplines. You will master creativity, being a self-starter, and be facile in acquiring and interpreting data. You will know the scientific method of data gathering and analysis. As a well-trained and knowledgeable consumer of scientific knowledge and technology, you will better prepare to explore your future career aspirations and serve your community, and your country.

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  • Abdikamalov, Ernazar; Huete, César; Nussupbekov, Ayan; Berdibek, Shapagat (MDPI, 2018-05-07)
    Convective instabilities in the advanced stages of nuclear shell burning can play an important role in neutrino-driven supernova explosions. In our previous work, we studied the interaction of vorticity and entropy waves ...
  • Atabaev, Timur; Piao, Zhonglie; Molkenova, Anara (MDPI, 2018-05-18)
    In recent years, functional nanoprobes with multiple imaging modalities have become an emerging field of biomedical research. In this preliminary study, we utilized a facile hydrothermal method for the preparation of ...
  • Malafarina, Daniele (MDPI, 2018-08-28)
    Quantum resolutions of the space-time singularity at the end of gravitational collapse may provide hints towards the properties of a final theory of Quantum-Gravity. The mechanism by which the singularity is avoided and ...
  • Good, Michael R. R. (MDPI, 2018-11-09)
    Continuity across the shock wave of two regions in the metric during the formation of a black hole can be relaxed in order to achieve information preservation. A Planck scale sized spacetime discontinuity leads to unitarity ...
  • Valagiannopoulos, Constantinos (MDPI, 2019-02-28)
    Billions of U.S. dollars of basic and applied research funding have been invested during the last few years in ideas proposing inverse concepts. The photonics market could not make an exception to this global trend, and ...
  • Zeng, Zhengyang; Zhang, Qian; Hong, Wei; Xie, Yingqiu; Liu, Yun; Li, Wenxin; Wu, Yingliang; Cao, Zhijian (MDPI, 2016-04-27)
    Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a major worldwide health problem which can cause acute and chronic hepatitis and can significantly increase the risk of liver cirrhosis and primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). ...
  • Valagiannopoulos, Constantinos (Metamaterials, 2018)
    Structural boundaries, materials and feeding sources are the three fundamental segments defining photonic devices. Since excitation is usually dictated by the application and there are infinite ways to select the spatial ...
  • Tsitsas, N. L.; Valagiannopoulos, Constantinos (Metamaterials, 2018)
    The optimal parameters of a dielectric metasurface, composed of two alternating rectangular rods, are investigated so that it exhibits significant enhancement in the −1- diffracted order in the transmission region. An ...
  • Gangaraj, S Ali Hassani; Monticone, Francesco; Valagiannopoulos, Constantinos (Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology, 2018-09)
    Anomalous scattering effects (invisibility, superscattering, Fano resonances, etc) enabled by complex media and metamaterials have been the subject of intense efforts in the past couple of decades. In this article, we ...
  • Nefedov, I. S.; Shalin, A. S.; Valagiannopoulos, Constantinos (Journal of Physics, 2018)
    We show and investigate the optical forces acting on a particle in the vicinity of a planar waveguide which is lled with hyperbolic material and supports propagation across its plane (two-dimensional). The anisotropy ...
  • Issa, Margulan (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    Tensegrity based design is emerging as an active research field. Tensegrity structures can be constructed with minimal weight compared to the traditional ones. They can also have stability and durability without relying ...
  • Tursynbek, Iliyas (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-05)
    In this thesis a spherical parallel manipulator with coaxial input shafts (Coaxial SPM) is under study. It is a part of a bigger family of spherical parallel manipulators (SPM) with a special feature of unlimited roll ...
  • Yestemirova, Gaukhar (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    The invention of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) has caused a technological breakthrough in almost all industry fields that need to acquire regular and reliable real-time data from the field of interest. Today WSNs are ...
  • Nurimbetov, Birzhan (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    Tensegrity structures provide durability and stability with minimal weight. Thanks to these properties, use of tensegrity structures for space applications is becoming an active research area. One of the main challenges ...
  • Aubakir, Bauyrzhan (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-05)
    Robotics, as a research and technical field, finds inspiration in nature. In particular, bipedal robots, which structure and kinematics reproduce the lower limbs of a human body, are the first step toward functional ...
  • Keldibek, Amina (Department of of Robotics and Mechatronics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    Humanoid robots are developed around the world with the purpose to assist humans in their domestic and public activities and operate in unstructured and hazardous environments. To accomplish this effectively, intelligent ...
  • Berdibek, Shapagat (Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    The supernova explosion of massive stars is a complex physical event. Nuclear shell burning in the nal stages of the lives of massive stars is accompanied by strong turbulent convection. The resulting uctuations aid ...
  • Dybyspayeva, Kumiszhan (Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    Graphene is a relatively new 2D material consisting of carbon atoms in honeycomb structure. Because of this structure, it has various interesting properties such as linear dispersion relation in the low energy spectrum ...
  • Omarkulova, Aziza (Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    This thesis tries to find connection between mechanical and chemical properties of KMnO4 aqueous solutions with variable opacity. To the best of our knowledge, there was no research done on this or similar topic. The ...
  • Nussupbekov, Ayan (Department of Physics, School of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, 2017-04)
    The discovery of the gravitational waves opened various possibilities in astrophysics. One of them is to use the supermassive black holes at the Galaxy center as focusing lenses for gravitational waves. Because of it, ...

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