Faculty and Research

Department of Computer Science faculty list

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Adnan Yazici, PhD

Position: Department Chair, Full Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science, Tulane University, USA.
Research Interest: Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks (WMSNs), Computation Intelligence, Multimedia Data Modeling, Fuzzy Logic, Data Science
Office: 7e.425
Email: adnan.yazici@nu.edu.kz
Phone: + 7 (7172) 706658

 

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Mark Sterling, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor, Associate Department Chair
Degree: P.h.D. in Electrical and computer engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
Research Interest: biomedical signal processing, mobile health, big data and big data analytics, and sensor networks
Office: 7e.440
Email: mark.sterling@nu.edu.kz
Phone:+7 (7172) 69 46 76

 

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Benjamin Tyler, PhD

Position: Associate Department Chair, Associate Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer and Information Science, Ohio State University, USA
Research Interest: Language design, formal methods, artificial intelligence theory, CS education
Office: 7e.423
Email: btyler@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 706538

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Askar Boranbayev, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD degree in Informatics, Computing Technics and Control from L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Astana, Kazakhstan
Office: 1.195
Email: aboranbayev@nu.edu.kz

 

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Dinh-Mao Bui

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea
Research Interest: Stochastic processes, Convex optimization, Machine learning, Distributed system, Energy efficiency
Office: 7e.442
Email: mao.bui@nu.edu.kz
Phone: + 7 (7172) 694664

 

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Antonio Cerone, PhD

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Research Interest: Formal Methods, Data-driven Formal Modelling and Verification, Human-computer Interaction, Analysis of FLOSS Communities and Development, Collaborative Learning
Office: 7e.422
Email:  antonio.cerone@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 709084

 

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Fatih Demirci, PhD

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science, Drexel University, USA.
Research Interest: Object Recognition in Computer Vision, Image Processing, Applied Graph Theory, Deep Learning
Office: 7e.424
Email: muhammed.demirci@nu.edu.kz
Phone: + 7 (7172) 694861

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Siamac Fazli

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Research Interest: Machine Learning, Neuroscience, Brain Computer Interfaces
Email: siamac.fazli@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 705860

 

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Min-Ho Lee, Ph.D

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD in Brain and Cognitive Engineering, Korea University, Korea.
Research Interest: Machine Learning, Human-Computer Interfaces, Deep Learning
Office: 7.215
Email: minho.lee@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7768) 289372

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Michael Lewis

Position:  Associate Professor
Office: 7.240
Email: mlewis@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 706559

Martin Lukac, PhD

Martin Lukac, PhD

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: PhD in Electrical and computer engineering, Portland State University, USA
Research Interest: Intelligent robotics, machine vision, artificial emotions, new-paradigm computing
Office: 7e.421
Email: martin.lukac@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 694667

 

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Meiram Murzabulatov, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor

Degree: PhD in Computer Science, Penn State, USA.
Research Interest: Sublinear Algorithms, Property Testing, Approximation and Randomized Algorithms, Theoretical Computer Science, Computational Geometry, Data Science.
Office: 7.240
Email:  meiram.murzabulatov@nu.edu.kz
Phone:    + 7 (7172) 694544 

 

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Hans de Nivelle, PhD

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: PhD, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
Research Interest: Applying logic to the verification of mathematics and programs
Office: 7e.418
Email: hans.denivelle@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 694659

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Jurn Gyu Park, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of California, USA
Research Interest: Mobile Machine Learning and Deep Neural Networks (DNNs); Machine Learning enhanced Prediction Model Building Methodology for Embedded Systems; Energy-efficient CPU-GPU Dynamic Power Management design for mobile HMPSoCs; Parallel Programming using OpenCL/CUDA and modern heterogeneous GPGPU architectures; NAND Flash Storage Systems
Office: 7e.443
Email: jurn.park@nu.edu.kz

 

Mona Rizvi, PhD

Mona Rizvi, PhD

Position: Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D., Computer Science, Old Dominion University, USA
Research Interest: Mobile and pervasive computing, computer science education, wireless networking
Office: 7e.417
Email: mona.rizvi@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 706430

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Ainur Rysbekova

Position: Instructor
Degree: MSc in Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Research Interest: Machine Learning, Business Analytics
Office: 7.428
Email: ainur.rysbekova@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 70 4655

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Sain Saginbekov, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: PhD in Computer Science, Warwick University, UK
Research Interest: Computer Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Reliability and Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things
Office: 7e.419
Email: sain.saginbekov@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 694765

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Ali Kemal Sinop, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor
DegreePhD in Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Research Interest: Theoretical Computer Science, Approximation Algorithms, Hardness of Approximation, Linear Algebra and Spectral Graph Theory
Office: 7.232
Email: ali.sinop@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +77172692670

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Nazgul Tazhigaliyeva

Position: Instructor
Degree: MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Research Interest: agent-based programming, probabilistic reasoning, human-robot interaction, reinforcement learning and machine learning; Explainable and Human-Friendly Artificial Intelligence i.e. machine learning techniques that can interpret their decisions to human users.
Email: nazgul.tazhigaliyeva@nu.edu.kz
Phone: + 7 (7172) 70-93-81

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Selim Temizer, PhD

Position: Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Degree: PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Unmanned Systems, Simulation Systems, Agricultural Intelligence, Algorithmic Finance
Office: 7e.439
Email: selim.temizer@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7 (7172) 69 49 14

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Kok-Seng Wong

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, Soongsil University, South Korea
Research Interest: Cryptography, secret sharing, information security, and data privacy
Office: 7e.441
Email: kokseng.wong@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7-7172-70-5765

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Aigerim Yessenbayeva

Position: Instructor
Degree: MSc in Artificial Intelligence, University of St Andrews, UK
Research Interest: Navigation of Robots using different algorithms, Making solvers using the concepts of the Constraint Programming
Office: 7e.428
Email: aigerim.yessenbayeva@nu.edu.kz
Phone: +7(7172) 70 57 27