Almagul Mentbayeva

School of Engineering and Digital Sciences, Chemical and Materials Engineering
Postdoctoral Scholar; Senior Researcher

Dr. Almagul Mentbayeva is a postdoctoral scholar at School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, PhD in Chemiсal Engineering (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University).  She is a winner of award “Science Leader” by the Thomson Reuters for the paper in Nature Publication Group Asia Materials. She has excellent publications (h-index = 6).

Research interests

Energy storage systems; advanced materials for Li-ion batteries; self-assembly of macromolecules at surfaces; responsive polymer multilayers; electrochemistry, polymer synthesis; polymer electrolytes.


2016: Award “Science Leader” by the Thomson Reuters
2016: Co-supervisor of Project selected for National Pavilion at EXPO-2017
2015: Marie-Curie Fellowship
2012: Award of the foundation of the Fist President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the best research project

Membership of Professional Bodies

American Chemical Society (ACS), Electrochemical Society (ECS)

Research Projects

High energy density polymer lithium-sulfur battery for renewable energy, electric transport and electronics (5156/GF4). Funded by MES RK 40 mln tenge for 2015-2017 years. Insititute of Batteries LLC.  PI

Developement of the safe three-dimentional lithoum-sulfur batteries (project of Targeted progran on electrochemistry of Al-Farabi KazNU) Funded by MES RK 11 mln tenge for 2015-2017 years. Institute of Batteries LLC. Co-PI

Development of Innovative Rechargeable Aqueous Lithium-Ion Battery for Large Scale Energy Storage.  funded by NU Research University Development program about 100 mln tenge for 2014-2016 years. NU, ORAU score 7.33. Co-PI