Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

School of Mining & Geosciences


February 10, 2020
Publication in the Mining Journal of Kazakhstan

  Dr. Fidelis Suorineni has been appointed a member of the editorial board of the journal, Mining Journal of Kazakhstan, which is a scientific and technological publication that provides comprehensive information on matters relating to the development of mineral deposits, new technologies, mining transport, processing equipment and mining geology, among others. The inclusion of Professor Suorineni on the Editorial Board of the journal is significant as […]

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December 9, 2019
The 28th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection 2019

  Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences (the School) has participated in the 28th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection 2019. The symposium was held in Perth, Australia that started on the 2nd of December 2019 and lasted until the 4th of December 2019. The Dean of the School Dr. Fidelis Suorineni has […]

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October 30, 2019
SMG student wins the 1st place at the 2019 Russian and Caspian Regional Student Paper Contest!

Damir Karimov, a graduate student in Petroleum Engineering at SMG, proudly presented Nazarbayev University at the 2019 Russian and Caspian Regional Student Paper Contest on 22 and 23rd of October, 2019 in Moscow, Russia. Damir was selected as the only student from Kazakhstan to participate in the contest and won the first place with his presentation […]

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September 19, 2019
Shell Company Tour of SMG Petroleum Engineering Laboratories

The Chair of Royal Dutch Shell Company, Mr. Charles Holliday and Chair of Shell Kazakhstan, Mr. Olivier Lazare, visited SMG on the 18th of September 2019 as part of their Nazarbayev University tour. The guests were introduced to new Petroleum Engineering labs including the Drilling Simulation laboratory, Conventional Core Analysis and Fluids Characterization Laboratories that […]

June 27, 2019
Joint workshop between NU SMG and University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

  Joint workshop titled “Introduction to the theory and practice of geostatistical modelling with the PluriGaussian and Multiple-Point Statistics techniques” between Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences and University of Neuchâtel has been successfully accomplished between June 17th-20th, 2019 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. In this workshop, two important geostatistical approaches of facies modeling (plurigaussian simulation […]

May 17, 2019
Total Energy Summer School Closing Ceremony

The second edition of “Total Energy Summer School”, organized by Total and supported by Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences started on May 13th and will have its Closing Ceremony today, May 17th 2019 at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.  “Total Energy Summer School” was initially intended for both Undergraduate and Masters students who […]

May 6, 2019
SMG students won in MineTech University competition twice in a row!

The 10th MINEX Kazakhstan Mining and Exploration Forum was held in Nur-Sultan city. The theme of this year’s forum was ‘Opening up new frontiers’ which reflects the exciting potentials emerging in mining. The theme of the forum also offered a great opportunity to address key trends in the development of mining and exploration projects in […]

April 2, 2019
Research paper by Mining Engineering student published in “Natural Resources Research” journal

  The School of Mining and Geosciences student, Nurassyl Battalgazy under the supervision of Dr. Nasser Madani, faculty member of this school, published a paper in a peer-reviewed scientific journal “Natural Resources Research”. The title of this research is “Categorization of Mineral Resources based on Different Geostatistical Simulation Algorithms: a Case Study from an Iron […]

March 13, 2019
How to earn money as a student?

  Students of Nazarbayev University School of Mining and Geosciences (the School) can earn up to 400K tenge during their studies. Graduate students of the School are developing a 3D model for the Shubarkol coal mine. The model shows the boundaries of the coal seam, by which you can display all the necessary information about […]

March 5, 2019
3rd International Oil and Gas Majoring Students Forum “New Generation: Across the Universe” in Moscow, Russia

  First year Petroleum Engineering students, Nurzhan and Meruyert participated in the 3rd International Oil and Gas Majoring Students Forum “New Generation: Across the Universe”, which was held in Moscow, Russia.  The platform was provided by Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University). The forum was organized to foster international cooperation within […]