Engineering Experts

Prof. Zhanay Sagintayev

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Nazarbayev University


Dr. Sagin (Zhanay Sagintayev) is a local Kazakhs expert, who knows Kazakhstan and Central Asia very well. Dr. Sagin speaks local Kazakh and Russian languages. He has well established contacts with many local Kazakhstan companies and Governmental organizations. Dr. Sagin is a member of SIBF- CELA Society of International Business Fellows- Central Eurasia Leadership Alliance, a network that supports business cooperation. He worked for the engineering companies Schlumberger, KazMunayGas and has cooperative projects with Kazakh Space Agency, Garysh Sapary, Energy and Railway companies. Dr. Sagin has BS-MS degree from Moscow State University in Applied Engineering Mathematics, PhD from Western Michigan University in Geosciences, Remote Sensing & GIS.

Research Interest

Research Interests in Applications of Earth Observation Satellites (EOS) and Geographic Information System (GIS), integrated surface and groundwater modeling. Laboratory to Monitor Engineering Constructions (LaMEC).


  • Ireson,A., Barr, , Johnstone, J., Mamet, S., Kamp, G., Whitfield, C., Michel, N., North, N., Westbrook, J., DeBeer, C., Chun, C., Nazemi, A., Sagin, J.,2015, The changing water cycle: the Boreal Plains ecozone of Western Canada, WIREs Water Journal,doi: 10.1002/wat2.1098

  • MacKinnon, , Sagin, J., Baulch, H., Lindenschmidt, K., Jardine, T., 2015. Influence of hydrological connectivity on winter limnology in floodplain lakes of the Saskatchewan River Delta, SK.Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0210

  • Sagintayev, Z., Yerikuly, S. Zhaparkhanov, V. Panichkin, O. Miroshnichenko, and S. Mashtayeva. 2015. Groundwater inflow modeling for a Kazakhstan copper ore deposit, Journal of Environmental Hydrology, Vol. 23, Paper 9.

Global Experts from Kazakhstan

Global Experts in Subject

Share This Profile