Serikzhan Atanov

‘Flood management Guru’

LEAD

Serikzhan researched Machine Learning and AI capabilities for floods prediction and management in Kazakhstan and Vietnam. Nowadays he works for Natural Sciences Unit of UNESCO Office in Almaty and leads the youth network in science for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.

E-mail: atanov302@gmail.com


ZAMIRA MARVEN

‘Mudflow protection Wizard’

FOCAL POINT
Kazakhstan

Zamira has developed the basics for mudflows forecasting in Kazakhstan. Today Zamira is a Chief Engineer Hydrologist in duty service for monitoring and alerting of National Agency for Mudflow Protection in Kazakhstan.

E-mail: sarsebekovazamira1@gmail.com


FAZLIDDIN ANORBOEV

‘Landslides Rock-star’

FOCAL POINT
Uzbekistan

Fazliddin studied Mingchukur landslide’s dinymic, and landslides prevention in Uzbekistan. Nowadays he works in National Agency for Geological Disasters Resilience in Uzbekistan.

E-mail: fazliddinanorboyev2018@gmail.com


KUNDUZ KURMANBAEVA

‘Emergency Ninja’

FOCAL POINT
Kyrgyzstan

Kunduz studies geology and the impact of uranium tails on people and nature. As part of her project, through drawings on houses, she creates an “attractive” culture of a safe society with a focus on climate change.

E-mail: kurmanbaevakunduz@gmail.com


AKHMAD AKRAMOV

‘Communities resilience Yoda’

FOCAL POINT
Tajikistan

Ahmad manage the Knowledge Platform for Sustainable Land Management in Tajikistan. In addition, he conducted an assessment of the vulnerability of communities living in disaster-prone regions of Tajikistan.

E-mail: ecoahmad08@gmail.com


SATBEK SARZHANOV

‘Seismology Titan’

Liaison and Communication 

Satbek is the chief specialist in the management of scientific and international projects of the Institute of Seismology in Kazakhstan. He also concurrently chair the Council of Young Scientists at the Institute of Seismology.

E-mail: sarzhan_satbek@seismology.kz


ZARINA SAIDALIEVA

‘Water sourcing Jedi’

Zarina researched the influence of astronomical factors on formation of atmospheric dryness in Kazakhstan. Nowadays she is a PhD student in Reading University (UK) on “Assessment of snow, glacier, and permafrost melt contributions to runoff in the Tien Shan and Pamir Mountains using isotopic analysis” project as a research scientist in Institute of Geography of Kazakhstan.

E-mail: z.saidalieva@reading.ac.uk


TURSYN TILLAKARIM

‘Water flow Magician’

Tursyn researched the Markakol’s lake water level as a Climate Change indicator in Eastern Kazakhstan. In present she works in National Hydro-Meteorological Agency of Kazakhstan as Lead researcher on Adapting the numerical models for mountain rivers discharge prediction.

E-mail: tillakarimtursyn@gmail.com

SABINA NURZHANOVA

‘Sculpture Genius’

Sabina xxx xx xxx x

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SYMBAT SOVET

‘Design Godzilla’

Symbat likes to take pictures and shoot “aesthetic” videos. In her free time I watch TV shows and read books.

ZHANELLE KUDAIBERGEN

‘One Punch Painter’

Zhanelle is a young artist from Almaty. She avid serial fan and fan of all Netflix new products. Loves to read unnecessary info.

AKBOTA AIDAR

‘Photo Ryuk’

Akbota is a versatile person who loves taking pictures. She is science, literature and art herself. Akbota lives by catchphrase “All you need is Action”.

ULZHAN ALDABERGEN

‘Geo Guardian’

Ulzhan studied the factors of land management and assessment. Currently she is working as a junior researcher at the Natural Hazards Laboratory of the Institute of Geography of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

E-mail: aldabergen_u@mail.ru

ZHANAR RAIYMBEKOVA

‘Mudflow Hokage’

Zhanar is a Chief Engineer Hydrologist in the Dapartment of Emergency situations prevention of the State Agency for Mudflow protection of Kazakhstan. She is researching “Assessment and management of mudflow risks in the central part of Ile Alatau mountains” in the frame of PhD study at the Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi.

E-mail: t58ray@gmail.com

DOVLET JUMADURDYEV

‘Reclamation Avatar’

Dovlet is land reclamation engineer. He has 5 years’ experience in the water sector and 2 years as a teacher at the Agricultural University on the Faculty of Land Reclamation. Nowadays Dovlet is studying master degree on “Integrated Water Resources Management” at German-Kazakh University.

E-mail: dovlet_8686@mail.ru

KUBANYCH KARYBEKOVA

‘Water Sanchez’

Kubanych is a lead specialist of Hydrology Department of National Agency for Hydrometeorology of Kyrgyz Republic. She is involved in Technology Application for Disaster Risk Reduction in Central Asia.

E-mail: kubanych.karybekova@gmail.com

DILOROM DJALOLOVA

‘Glacier Keeper’

Dilorom is a researcher at the Center for the Glaciers Research at the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan. She is studying the climate change influence on the of Zerafshan glaciers melting.

E-mail: prosta-md@mail.ru

INDIRA SEKSENBAEVA

‘Seismic Kaiju’

Indira works at the Institute of Seismology in the laboratory of the fluid regime of the earth’s crust.

E-mail: indira_vs@mail.ru