Dr. Assiya Yermukhambetova is a postdoctoral scholar at School of Engineering, Nazarbayev Univesity. She has graduated from the University College London (London, UK) with Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. Her Ph.D topic was on optimization and failure mechanism of Lithium Sulfur Batteries. During her PhD studies at UCL Electrochemical Innovations Lab she has obtained a world first high resolution tomographic study of Li Sulphur battery electrodes degradation in-situ.
She joined a newly established School of Engineering Nazarbayev University in August 2011 as a teaching assistant. She participated in teaching number of courses in Chemical Engineering Program and took part in several research projects. In 2012 she was awarded Talap Scholarship for Nazarbayev University employees to study abroad for a Ph.D degree.
Energy storage systems, electrochemical devices, microstructure, engineering education, electrochemistry, quantitative analysis of microstructure, energy materials
2017 PhD in Chemical Engineering (University College London, London, United Kingdom), Research title: Development of lithium sulphur battery and insights into its failure mechanism at Electrochemical Innovation Lab
2010 Master of Science in Chemical Process Engineering (University College London, London, United Kingdom)
Research project: Optimization of hazardous waste management on the example of oil-and-gas production company
2008 Bachelor of Chemical Technology of Organics (Kanysh Satpayev Kazakh National Technical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan)
Research project: Immobilization of medical substances on polymer carriers
The 2015 Award “Science Leader” by the Thomson Reuters – National Center for Scientific and Technical Information, Republic of Kazakhstan
Sakura Exchange Program in Science (Japan-Asia Youth Exchange program in Science)
Talap Scholarship for Nazarbayev University employees
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s scholarship Bolashak
National Company KazMunaiGas on the best creative and scientific work in oil-and-gas
Scholar of KazEnergy educational program
Membership of Professional bodies
American Chemical Engineers Society, Electrochemical Society, UK Higher Education Academy.