Kanat Dukenbayev

Department
School of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title
Postdoctoral Scholar
Office
3.508, Block 3
Email
kdukenbayev@nu.edu.kz
Phone
+7(7172)706473
Website
https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=23004004400

EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:

2/2017-present    Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, SEng, NU;
2016 – 2017        Visiting Assistant Professor, taught Master level course in Nuclear Security at GSPP, NU;
2014                    International Research Fellow, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, (California, U.S.A.);
2013                    Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge (U.K.),
                            Supervisors: Prof. Pietro Cicuta and Prof. Rafael Carazo Salas;
2011 – 2013         Senior Researcher and Head of Biophysics Laboratory, Center for Energy Research, NU;
2007 – 2011         Ph.D. in Biophysics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland),
                            Supervisors: Prof. Giovanni Dietler and Dr. Sergey K. Sekatskii;
2000 – 2004         Biomedical Engineer Diploma (Summa Сum Laude), School of Physics & Mathematics,
                            Kazakh National Pedagogical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan;
1990 – 2000         №164 Secondary School in Almaty, Kazakhstan (Highest Distinction).

RESEARCH AREAS AND INTERESTS: Biomedical Imaging, Biomaterials, Cell and Soft Tissue Biomechanics, Diagnostics Methods & Clinical Biochemistry, Cellular Biophysics, Super High-Resolution Imaging Microscopy Systems: Atomic-Force Microscopy, Near-field Optical imaging; Surface characterization of various materials applied for Solar Cells, Ceramics and biological matter.