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Prof. Zaure Rakisheva

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (al-Farabi KazNU)


Prof. Zaure Rakisheva graduated from M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1986, and received the PhD degree from al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 1993. From this year, she worked as a researcher in the laboratory of mechanics in the Institute of Mechanics and Engineering Sciences of Republic of Kazakhstan (RK). From 1996 to the present, she works in al-Farabi KazNU. In 2010 she had launched the specialty "Space Engineering and Technology" in al-Farabi KazNU. Together with the team of specialists, she developed curricula for the bachelor, master and doctoral programs for this specialty. She took and takes part in three international projects (2013-2016; 2016-2019; 2021-2024) within TEMPUS, ERASMUS+ programs. The major goals of all these projects are the development of the updated curricula in area of space technologies. She is a leader of the scientific projects, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of RK, since 2012. In 2015-2017, she was a member of the team, implementing the Program-target funding project “Establishment of the national scientific school on development of space engineering and technologies. Design, assembly and launch of the first nanosatellite of Kazakhstan”. Within this program, two nanosatellites of al-Farabi KazNU were launched in 2017 and 2018.

Her research interests includes space education, theoretical and orbital mechanics, control theory. She has authored or co-authored more than 100 papers. She is a member of Scientific-Technical Councils of the National Center of Space Research and Technology and Aerospace Committee of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the RK.

Contact: zaure.ra(at)gmail.com

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