For those interested in continuing their education, there was a workshop from top students graduating with the class of 2017 from Electrical and Electronics Engineering program. They shared their experience and provided helpful advices on graduate school application process, including tips on program selection and exam preparation. They also kindly agreed to become mentors for those who needed help. Profiles of these students are given below.
Kaisarbek Omirzakhov (University of Pennsylvania)
–Nazarbayev University: ‘Time Domain Optimization of Multilevel Converters Voltage and Current Quality’, in a department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering under the supervision of Prof. Alexander Ruderman
–Advanced Digital Sciences Center (Singapore): Worked on a computer vision problem, ‘License Plate Recognition’, in a hardware division
–King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia): Designed and built a presentable printed circuit board prototype of two innovative devices wirelessly communicable between each other.
–Taibuyryl stipend: Monthly stipend from Taiburyl Fond.
Ratbek Zhapparov (University of Texas Austin)
–Nazarbayev University: “Cognitive Radio Network using Xbee”with Prof. Theodors Tsiftis.
–Kind Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia): “Indoor localization system using ultrasonic signal”
–The University of Texas at Austin (US): Hand Gesture Recognition using RADAR.
–Yessenov Foundation: full scholarship for summer research; KazEnergy – monthly stipend.
Ulan Myrzakhan (KAUST)
–Nazarbayev University: “Memristor CMOS Deep Temporal Memories For Pattern Recognition” under supervision of Prof. Alex James
–Kind Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia): Worked on development and implementation of a small transceiver for a specific application requiring low power consumption and flexible design.
–University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC, USA): As an exchange student attended summer school in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.