Dr. Almagul Mentbayeva

Research interests

High energy density ecologically friendly batteries for renewable energy storage, electric automobiles and portable electronics; Synthetic and biological molecules at interfaces; surface modification; self-assembly of macromolecules at surfaces; responsive polymer multilayers; surface spectroscopies; recyclable catalytic systems.

Position: Senior Researcher


PhD degree in Chemistry (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan)

Job history

R&D, Sika Technology AG ( Switzerland), Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan)

Membership of Professional Bodies

American Chemical Society (ACS), Electrochemical Society (ECS)


  1. A.A. Mentbayeva, A.K. Ospanova, Z.H.Tashmuhambetova, V.V. Sokolova, S. Sukhishvili “Polymer-metal complexes in polyelectrolyte multilayer films as catalysts for oxidation of toluene” Langmuir, 2012, 28 (32), 11948-11955.
  2. S.V. Pavlukhina, J.B. Kaplan,L. Xu,W. Chang, X. Yu,S. Madhyastha, N.Yakandawala, A.A.Mentbayeva, B. Khan, S.A. Sukhishvili “Noneluting Enzymatic Antibiofilm Coatings” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2012, 4(9), 4708-4716.
  3. A.A.Mentbayeva, A.K. Ospanova “Usage of layer-by-layer method for obtaining polyelectrolyte multilayer films containing transition metal cations” Eurasian chem-tech. Journal, 2012, 14, 169-176.