**The Department of Chemistry has 3 main research directions: **

**The following diagram is the current research chemistry fields based on the department’s faculty profile**

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**The Chemistry faculty have publications together with other scientist around the world as seen in this network map**

**The total number of peer-reviewed articles published in Q1 and Q1 journals is shown below **

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**The Chemistry faculty acquired grants from internal and external sources **

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**There are currently 6 Research groups at the Chemistry department **

1. Paunov Research Group (Group Leader: Prof. Vesselin Paunov)

2. Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis (Group Leader: Dr. Andrey Khalimon)

3. Surface-Enhanced Spectroscopy & Biodetection Lab (Group Leader: Dr. Rostislav Bukasov)

4. Laboratory of Functional Materials and Computational Chemistry (Group Leader: Dr. Mannix Balanay)

5. SEB Group (Group Leader: Dr. Vsevolod Peshkov)

6. Laboratory of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (Group Leader: Dr. Darkhan Utepbergenov)

For further details regarding the Chemistry Department, in general, please click**here**.

**Mathematics Department 2021 Research Outputs**

**Papers in Q1 journals (according to Scopus)**

- Nikoulina, V., Tezekbayev, M., Kozhakhmet, N., Babazhanova, M., Gallé, M. and Assylbekov, Z., 2021. The rediscovery hypothesis: Language models need to meet linguistics.
*Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research*, 72, pp.1343-1384. - A. Tesfahun. Time-decay estimates for the linearized water wave type equations.
*Journal of Evolution Equations*(2022)*,*Doi.org/10.1007/s00028-022-00766-x - Kashkynbayev, A., Cao, J., Suragan, D., Global Lagrange stability analysis of retarded SICNNs,
*Chaos, Solitons and Fractals*, 2021, 145, 110819. - Kashkynbayev, A., Rihan, F.A., Dynamics of fractional-order epidemic models with general nonlinear incidence rate and time-delay,
*Mathematics*, 2021, 9(15), 1829. - Kadyrov, S., Kashkynbayev, A., Skrzypacz, P., Kaloudis, K., Bountis, A., Periodic solutions and the avoidance of pull-in instability in nonautonomous microelectromechanical systems,
*Mathematical Methods in the Applied Sciences*, 2021, 44(18), pp. 14556–14568. - D. O. Da Silva, A.J. Castro,
*Global well-posedness for the nonlinear wave equation in analytic Gevrey space*s, J. Differ. Equ. 275 (2021), 234-249. - A.J. Castro, A. Israelsson, W. Staubach,
*Regularity of Fourier integral operators with amplitudes in general Hörmander classes*, Anal. Math. Phys. 11 (2021), 1-54. - J.J. Betancor, A.J. Castro, M. De León-Contreras, Variation operators for semigroups associated with Fourier-Bessel expansions,
*Commun. Pure Appl. Anal.*21 (2022), 239-273. - Benekas, V., Garab, A., Kashkynbayev, A., Stavroulakis, I.P., Oscillation criteria for linear difference equations with several variable delays,
*Opuscula Mathematica*, 2021, 41(5), pp. 613–627 - Rakhimzhanova, A., Thornton, C., Amanbek, Y., & Zhao, Y. (2022). Numerical simulations of sand production in oil wells using the CFD-DEM-IBM approach.
*Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering*,*208*, 109529. - Merembayev, T., Kurmangaliyev, D., Bekbauov, B., & Amanbek, Y. (2021). A Comparison of machine learning algorithms in predicting lithofacies: Case studies from Norway and Kazakhstan.
*Energies*,*14*(7), 1896. - Kamashev, A., & Amanbek, Y. (2021). Reservoir Simulation of CO2 Storage Using Compositional Flow Model for Geological Formations in Frio Field and Precaspian Basin.
*Energies*,*14*(23), 8023. - Afzal, M. Shafique, S. & Wahab, A. (2021). Analysis of traveling waveform of flexible waveguides containing absorbent material along flanged junctions.
*Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation*, 97, 105737. - Wahab, A., Khan, S., Khan, F.Z. (2021). Comments on ‘’Design of momentum fractional LMS for Hammerstein nonlinear system identification with application to electrically stimulated muscle model”.
*The European Physical Journal Plus,*136, 1004. - Usman, M., Khan, S., Park, S., Wahab, A. (2022). AFP-SRC: Identification of antifreeze proteins using sparse representation classifier.
*Neural Computing and Applications,*34(3), 2275-2285. - Park, S., Lee, J., Khan, S., Wahab, A., Kim, M. (2022). Machine learning-based heavy metal ion detection using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy,
*Sensors,*22(2), 596. - Afzal, M., Satti, J.U., Wahab, A., Nawaz, R. (2022). Scattering analysis of a partitioned membrane-bounded cavity with material contrast,
*Journal of of the Acoustical Society of America,*151(1), 31. - A. Esfahani, H. Wang, On the sharp local well-posedness for the modified Ostrovsky, Stepanyams and Tsimring equation, Nonlinear Analysis: RWA 60 (2021) 103288.
- E. Lee, Integrability of the multi-species TASEP with species-dependent rates,
*Symmetry*, 13 (9), 1578, (2021).

**Research Grants**

- D. Suragan (PI), Nazarbayev University program 091019CRP2120 for 2020-2022. “Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Mathematics”
- D. Suragan (PI), Nazarbayev University grant 240919FD3901 for 2020-2022. “Subelliptic geometric Hardy type inequalities”
- Y. Amanbek (PI), “Effect of Flow through Porous Media on Sanding Phenomena in Poorly Consolidated Reservoirs”, Young Researcher Grant of the Minister of Education and Science of the Kazakhstan, 2020-22, ₸
**75M** - D. Wei (Co-PI) with Christa Spitas (PI) et al, Rapid response fixed astronomical telescope for gamma ray bust observation, Collaborative Research Grants Program 2020-2022, Nazarbayev University.
- Ugurlu, K (PI), 2020-2022 NU Faculty Development Competitive Research Grants Program, Id. Num.:080420FD1907, Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan).Project Title:Robust Methods in Financial Mathematics and Stochastic Control.
**$99,900**. - B. Shupeyeva (PI), MES Grant for Young Researchers 2020-2022, “Mathematical models for Glioblastoma proliferation”, AP08052345, ₸
**25M** - F. Sica (PI) Nazarbayev University grant 021220FD4151 for 2021-23: “Some mathematical challenges in public-key cryptography”.
- A. Kashkynbayev (PI) Nazarbayev University Collaborative Research Program Grant No 11022021CRP1509 for 2022-2024: “Synchronization analysis of shunting inhibitory cellular neural networks”.
- A. Kashkynbayev (co-PI) with M. Sadybekov (PI), MES Collaborative Research Program Grant No OR11466188 for 2021-2022: “Dynamical Analysis and Synchronization of Complex Neural Networks with Its Applications”.
- A. Kashkynbayev (co-PI) with A. Gaipov (PI), MES Grant No AP09259016 for 2021-2023: “Epidemiology and Forecasting of Infectious Diseases in Kazakhstan Using Big Healthcare Data, Mathematical Modeling and Machine Learning”.
- A. J. Castro (PI), 2022-2024 NU Faculty Development Competitive Research Grants Program (Id. Num.: 11022021FD292): “Oscillatory Integrals and Partial Differential Equations”.
**$149,922**. - M.Mustafa(PI), Faculty Development Competitive Research Grant Program 2021-2023, “Theory of Computable Numberings and Reverse Mathematics”, N021220FD3851, $
**149,685**. - M.Mustafa(co-PI) with Ikechi Ukaegbu ,NU Collaborative Research Program for 2022-2024,”Development of AI-integrated Randomly Hopped LFM Photonic RADAR for Mitigating Interferences and Attackers in Autonomous Vehicles”
- M.Mustafa(co-PI) with N.Nuraje, Faculty-development competitive research grants program for 2020-2022.
- Zh. Assylbekov (PI), M. Lukac (Co-PI), B. Medetov (Co-PI), Future Economy Program Targeted Funding, 2021—2023, “Development of hardware and software complex based on neural networks for cracking the cryptographic systems”, ₸
**1B**. - Zh. Assylbekov (PI), NU Faculty Development Competitive Research Grant Program 2020-2022, Hyperbolic Geometry of Word Vectors,
**$75K** - Zh. Assylbekov (PI), NU Collaborative Research Program for 2020-2022, Probabilistic analysis of word and sentence embeddings with applications to Kazakh language processing,
**$162K** - Zh. Assylbekov (Co-PI), NU Collaborative Research Program for 2021-2023, Multimedia Corpus of Modern Spoken Kazakh Language,
**$212K** - A. Wahab (PI), Faculty Development Competitive Research Grant Program 2022-2024, “Properties and applications of elastic scattering coefficients”, Grant No. 11022021FD2914,
**$135,263**. - E. Lee (PI), NU Faculty Development Competitive Research Grant Program 2021-2023, Interacting Particle Systems: Exact Formulas, Asymptotics, and Applications in Epidemics.
- E. Lee (Co-PI), NU Collaborative Research Program for 2022-2024, Probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA) with local site effects for existing and new structures in Kazakhstan

**Q2 and Lower Ranking Journal/Conference Papers (according to Scopus and CORE)**

- Zhumekenov, A., Takhanov, R., Castro, A.J. and Assylbekov, Z., 2021. Approximation error of Fourier neural networks.
*Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal*, 14(3), pp.258-270. (**Q2**) - Li, C., Cao, J., Kashkynbayev, A., Synchronization in Quaternion-Valued Neural Networks with Delay and Stochastic Impulses,
*Neural Processing Letters*, 2021 (**Q2**) - Gaipov, A., Gusmanov, A., Abbay, A., Sakko, Y., Issanov, A., Kadyrzhanuly, K., Yermakhanova, Z., Aliyeva, L., Kashkynbayev, A., Moldaliyev, I., Crape, B., Sarria-Santamera, A., SARS-CoV-2 PCR-positive and PCR-negative cases of pneumonia admitted to the hospital during the peak of COVID-19 pandemic: analysis of in-hospital and post-hospital mortality,
*BMC Infectious Diseases*, 2021, 21(1), 458. (**Q2**) - Kurmanbek, B., Erlangga, Y., & Amanbek, Y. (2021). Explicit inverse of near Toeplitz pentadiagonal matrices related to higher order difference operators.
*Results in Applied Mathematics*,*11*, 100164. (**Q2**) - Kurmanbek, B., Erlangga, Y., & Amanbek, Y. (2022). Inverse properties of a class of seven-diagonal (near) Toeplitz matrices.
*Special Matrices*,*10*(1), 67-86. (**Q2**) - Badaev, S.A., Kalmurzaev, B.S., Mukash, N. et al. One-Element Rogers Semilattices in the Ershov Hierarchy.
*Algebra Logic*60, 284–287 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10469-021-09653-9 (**Q3)** - Bazhenov. N, M.Mustafa, Zh. Tleuliyeva. Elementary theories of rogers semilattices in the analytical hierarchy.
*Lobachevskii Journal of Mathematics*, 42, 701–708 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1995080221040065(**Q3**) - M.Mustafa, D.Suragan. Hardy type inequalities for quaternion-valued functions.
*Siberian Electronic Mathematical Reports*, V18,N1. page 338-344 (2021) DOI 10.33048/semi.2021.18.023.(**Q3**) - Ismailov, N., Kaygorodov, I. & Mustafa, M. The algebraic and geometric classification of nilpotent right alternative algebras.
*Period Math Hung***84,**18–30 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10998-021-00386-x(**Q2**) - Bazhenov, N.A., Mustafa, M. & Ospichev, S.S. On Universal Pairs in the Ershov Hierarchy.
*Siberian Mathematical Journal**, volume***62,**23–31 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0037446621010031(**Q2**) - Liu, H., Tsui, W.Y., Wahab, A., Wang, X. (2021). Three-dimensional elastic scattering coefficients and enhancement of the elastic near cloaking.
*Journal of Elasticity,*143, 111-146. (**Q2**) - Nawaz, T., Afzal, M., Wahab, A. (2021). Scattering analysis of a flexible trifurcated lined waveguide structure with step-discontinuities.
*Physica Scripta,*96(11), 115004. (Q2) - Park, S., Lee, J., Khan, S., Wahab, A., Lim, M. (2021). SERSNet: Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy based bio-molecule detection using deep neural network.
*Biosensors,*11(12), 490. (**Q2**). - T. T. Dufera, S. Mebrate and A. Tesfahun: On the persistence of spatial analyticity for the Beam Equation.
*Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications,**2022, 509(2), 126001 (**Q2**).* - B. Belayneh, E. Tegegn and A. Tesfahun: Lower bound on the radius of analyticity of solution for fifth order KdV-BBM Equation.
*Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications,**2022, 29(1), 6 (**Q2**)**.* - S. Selberg and A. Tesfahun: Ill-posedness of the Maxwell–Dirac system below charge in space dimension three and lower.
*Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications,**2021, 28(4), 42 (**Q2**).* - J-C. Saut, D. Pilod, S. Selberg and A. Tesfahun: Dispersive estimates for full dispersion KP equations.
*Journal of Mathematical Fluid Mechanics,**2021, 23(1), 25 (**Q3**).* - Auyespek, T., Mach, T. and Assylbekov, Z., 2021. Hyperbolic Embedding for Finding Syntax in BERT.
*AIxIA 2021 Discussion Papers*, December 1-3, 2021, Online. (**rank B**) - Babazhanova, M., Tezekbayev, M. and Assylbekov, Z., 2021. Geometric Probing of Word Vectors. In
*Proceedings of the 29th European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks, Computational Intelligence and Machine Learning (ESANN’2021),*pp.587—592, Bruges, Belgium and Online. (**rank B**)