Galymzhan Nauryzbayev

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor
+7 (7172) 69-46-18

Dr Galymzhan Nauryzbayev received his BSc and MSc degrees from Almaty University of Power Engineering and Telecommunications in 2009 and 2011, respectively. He received his PhD degree from the University of Manchester in 2016. Currently, he is a faculty member with the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Nazarbayev University. He has published more than 60 papers mostly in IEEE journals and conferences and served as a technical program committee member of numerous major IEEE conferences. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.

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Research Interests:

  • Cognitive Radio
  • Intelligent Reflecting Surface-aided Networks
  • Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer
  • Interference Coordination and Exploitation
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT)
  • Non-orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA)
  • Physical Layer Security (PLS)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) Communications
  • Wireless Communications

Research Support:

  • Role PI: Faculty Development Grant, Funded by Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, January 2020-Dec 2022
  • Role PI: Social Policy Grant, Funded by Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, April 2019-April 2020


  • Kassen Dautov, current PhD student (Supervisor: Mohammad S. Hashmi), Nazarbayev University
  • Sultangali Arzykulov, PhD (Supervisor: Theodoros A. Tsiftsis) + Postdoc, Nazarbayev University
  • Jaber Al-khori, PhD (Supervisor: Mohamed Abdallah), Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Last News

Position Available: Our project titled: “Green and Secure Simultaneous Information and Energy Transfer for Future Wireless Networks” is funded for three years starting from January 2020. As such, there is a Research Assistant position for motivated researchers to work at Dr Nauryzbayev’s Emerging Wireless Networks Group (EWNG). This is the announcement for the interested candidate with a strong background in Wireless Communications. The applicant should be familiar with MatLab software. Interested candidates should send their CVs to