The Head of the Department of Nanoelectronics of SSU Oleksandr Pohrebniak was awarded the title of an Honorary Professor of D. Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University for his personal contribution to the development of scientific and international activities of the university. The university is situated in Ust-Kamenogorsk city, Kazakhstan.

For more than ten years of cooperation SSU Professor and his colleagues from the Kazakh University were engaged in scientific, educational and methodical work.

The scientific works of students and doctoral students were supervised by him. In particular, Alexander Pohrebniak was the scientific supervisor of three doctoral students who successfully defended their doctoral theses. Now two post-graduate students from the Department of Technical Physics and Power Engineering are working on their theses under his supervision.

There are two tutorials ‘Nanomaterials, covering, technologies’ and a manual ‘Modern problems of nanoray technology’. There are also 3 monographs published.

There are more than 20 articles published together with the Kazakh colleagues and indexed by Scopus. There are two chapters published in English in the ‘Nanotechnology’ encyclopedia (Canadian-American edition).

As the foreign co-manager Oleksandr Pohrebniak manages the project called ‘Superhard nanostructured and nanocomposite coatings with hardness over 40 GPa based on the multiple and multilayered compounds’, which funding is 25-27 thousand USD pro year.

For the reference: East Kazakhstan State Technical University takes 110th place in the QS University Rankings for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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