Lithium-ion batteries, surface modification of nanomaterial; synthesis of materials.
Position: Junior Researcher
Master of Technical Sciences (Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan)
- 08.08.2016 – present: Junior researcher at Laboratory of physical chemistry, National Laboratory Astana
- 06.01.2014 – present: Junior researcher at LLP “Institute of Batteries”, Nazarbayev University, Supervisor – Professor Zhumabay Bakenov
- 10.04.2013 – 28.12.2013: Research assistant at Advanced Energy Storage Systems and Functional Nanomaterials Research Group, School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, Supervisor – Professor Zhumabay Bakenov
- 27.08.11 – 02.02.2013: JSC “NAC “Kazatomprom”, LLP “СКЗ-U” sulfuric acid plant, a senior operator of sulfuric acid production
Membership of Professional Bodies:
- Electrochemical Society (ECS)
- Jan. – March 2016: ICMPE, CNRS-UPEC, Supervisor – Professor J.P. Pereira-Ramos, Paris, France
- Dec. 2013 (1 week), Nov. 2015 (1 week): GEST, CNU, Supervisor – Professor Kim S.S., Daejeon, South Korea
- A. Menbayeva; A. Belgibayeva; N. Umirov; Y. Zhang; I. Taniguchi; I. Kurmanbayeva “High performance freestanding composite cathode for lithium-sulfur batteries”, Electrochimica Acta, submitted.
- Y. Zhao, F. Yin, Y. Zhang, C. Zhang, A. Mentbayeva, N. Umirov, Z. Bakenov “A Free-Standing Sulfur/Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotube Electrode for High-Performance Lithium/Sulfur Batteries”, Nanoscale Research Letter (Springer) 2015, 10:450;
- N. Yesibolati, N. Umirov, A. Koishybay, M. Omarova, I. Kurmanbayeva, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhao, Z.Bakenov “High Performance Zn/LiFePO4 Aqueous Rechargeable Battery for Large Scale Application”, Electrochimica Acta (2015) 152:505-511; Impact Factor – 4.5;
- M. Omarova, A. Koishibay, N. Yesibolati, A. Mentbayeva, N. Umirov, K. Ismailov, D. Adair, M.R. Babaa, I. Kurmanbayeva, Z. Bakenov, “Nickel Hexacyanoferrate Nanoparticles as a Low Cost Cathode material for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Electrochimica Acta 184 (2015) 58-63;
- B. Duysebaev, A. Abramov, S. Berstenev, N. Ryspanov, A.Y. Sokolov, V. Shkolnik, N. Umirov, Z.Bakenov, “Investigation of Using Sulfur-Containing Gases in Low-Temperature Fuel Cell at Sulfuric Acid Production Site”, Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal (Oct 2014); 16(4);