7М07120 Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies

Educational program

7М07120 Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies 


7М07 Engineering, manufacturing and construction industries

Direction of personnel training

7М071 Еngineering and еngineering business

Group of educational programs

М108 Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies

EP purpose

The objectives of the educational program in the specialty “7M071 - Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology” are to provide training for competitive specialists with sufficient knowledge, who are able to assimilate new knowledge objects, as well as generate new knowledge in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, formulate production tasks in a professional manner and solve them with the help of modern technologies. Provide trainees with systematic knowledge in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, based on a strong experimental and theoretical basis, along with knowledge in elective areas, based on the latest achievements of science.Formulate system skills related to problem solving, critical assessment of the original data.Provide mastering of practical techniques and computing skills.Draw up the results of scientific results in the master's thesis and scientific publications. To form at the end of the education the ability of students a confident choice of the direction of their future professional activity and successfully finding a job in their chosen field.

Language of education

Kazakh, Russian, English

Volume of the credits


The awarded academic degree

Master of Technical Science on educational program «7М07120– Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology»

Educational outcome

After the successful completion of this educational program, trainees will:

ON 1. able to show knowledge and understanding of conceptual, theoretical and practical methods for the synthesis of nanomaterials for specific scientific-technical and scientific-pedagogical tasks in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology

ON 2. to use physical and chemical methods of obtaining nanoobjects and their composites for solving applied problems, as well as methods for describing the structures, structures, composition, morphology and other properties of nanomaterials based on electron and probe microscopy and modern spectroscopy methods.

ON 3. To use fundamental and modern knowledge in related fields of nanomaterials and nanotechnology in the field of nanostructured education.

ON 4. Interpret modern scientific concepts and theories within the research context in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology to analyze the results of scientific research and educational work.

ON 5. Identify similarities and differences between the world and Kazakhstan science in the field of innovative technology in order to create new functional nanomaterials.

ON 6. To apply modern information technologies for search, storage, processing and transfer of a necessary new scientific and innovative form of activity for experimental and theoretical research for development and improvement of methods of synthesis of nanostructured composite materials by means of plasma chemical technology.

ON 7. To practice professional skills in scientific-technical and scientific-pedagogical activity for solving problems in interdisciplinary fields of nanotechnology.

ON 8. To draw conclusions on the results of the study, to make independent decisions in solving problems of obtaining nanomaterials with specified properties on the basis of the knowledge and to justify them.

ON 9. Critically evaluate modern scientific concepts and theories in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology to determine the object and subject of independent research.

ON 10.           To develop research algorithms for obtaining and modifying nanostructured composite particles.

ON 11.           Generate new ideas and knowledge by conducting original scientific theoretical and experimental research in related fields of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, the results of which are presented in the abstracted publications.

ON 12.           To analyze the priorities of educational and research activities for decision-making and participation in their implementation, the manifestation of the conjugation of personal interests with the needs of society, to be able to report on the results of research in the scientific community at international conferences, to protect and defend their point of view



Academic activity

The academic activity of the OP is carried out:

- within the framework of existing regulatory documents and methodological recommendations in the field of higher education in the field of nanomaterials and nanotechnology;

- as a result of the implementation of regulatory documents regulating the educational and methodological process at the university;

- generalization and dissemination of new normative legal acts concerning methodological work;

- current and prospective planning of the educational and methodological work of the university; coordination of the educational and methodological complex of the discipline (UMKD) of the department for compliance with regulatory legal acts, the working curriculum and the educational program;

- monitoring the provision of the educational process with teaching materials, documenting the results;

- development of teaching materials; development and implementation of the working curriculum

Scientific activity

Material base of EP:

For the implementation of the educational program at the faculty there are laboratories:

1. Laboratory of gas discharge and plasma diagnostics

2. Laboratory of Dusty Plasma and Plasma Technologies

3. Thin-film semiconductor materials and nanostructures -

4. X-ray analysis

5. Semiconductor optoelectronics and nanophotonics

6. Scanning probe microscopy

7. Semiconductor Instrumentation

8. Computer simulation of nanostructures

9. According to the general course of physics "Optics"

10. Laboratory of electron microscopy

11. Laboratory of nanostructures

12. Laboratory of optical and electrical research methods

13. Sample Preparation Laboratory

14. Laboratory of X-ray analysis

15. Synthesis of nanostructured materials

16. Nanotechnological engineering laboratory


Base practices:

- "Research Institute of Experimental and Theoretical Physics"at"Al-FarabiKazNU"

- “National NanotechnologicalLaboratory of Open Type” at "Al-FarabiKazNU"

- "Institute of Combustion Problems"

- “Research Institute of New Chemical Technologies and Materials” at "Al-FarabiKazNU"

- "Center for Physical and Chemical Methods of Research and Analysis" at "Al-FarabiKazNU"

- Laboratory of Engineering Profile at "Al-FarabiKazNU"

- Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University)

- Federal State Budgetary Institution of Science Institute for Problems of Microelectronics Technology and High-Purity Materials of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IPTM RAS)


Scientific directions of the department of plasma physics, nanotechnology and computer physics:

−            scientific school Intellectual management of electric power systems

−            remote methods (technologies) of studying alternative energy on the example of remote access to the results of research on power plants TOKAMAK-10.

−            theoretical and experimental studies of dusty plasma, the creation of new models of such a plasma, the creation of new technologies based on dusty plasma.

−            application research: plasma technologies; their research and development

−            theoretical and experimental studies of dusty plasma, the creation of new models of such a plasma, the creation of new energy-intensive technologies based on dusty plasma

−            Organization of small-scale production of energy-saving gas-discharge lamps with increased intensity of illumination based on new technology

−            Development of technologies for producing nanostructured oxide semiconductors for a wide range of applications

−            Development of methods for the synthesis of nanostructured materials with luminescent properties.

−            Interrelation of nonlinear electrical, optical and fractal-geometric characteristics of nanostructured semiconductors.

−            Production of nanomaterials by pulsed plasma spraying and their use in production.

−            Development of technology for producing nano- and microglyn from montmorillonite.

−            Production of nanostructured composite materials based on titanium dioxide films and metal nanoparticles and the study of their structure and electronic properties.


Internationa lactivity

Academic mobility

✔       Valencia Polytechnic University (Spain)

✔       Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Moscow, Russia

✔       Universities Rostock, Heidelberg, Greisfald, Erlangen (Germany),

✔       Institute for Plasma Research, Gujarat, India

✔       University of Orleans, France

✔       University of Arizona, USA

✔       Institute of Theoretical Physics. L.D. Landau, Chernogolovka, Russia

✔       Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarusian State University, Republic of Belarus

✔       University of Paris, France,

✔       Joint Institute for High Temperatures RAS, Russia

✔       University of Osaka, Institute of Laser Engineering (Japan)

✔       Novosibirsk State Technical University named after Budker

Quality assurance (Accreditation, rating, work with employers)

Accreditation EP: International accreditation

Name of the accreditation body: ASIIN

Duration of accreditation: 09/26/2014-30.09.2020

According to the rating of educational programs among universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan takes the place:

NAAR – 1st place

NKAOKA - 1st place

Double Diploma (PDD)

Partner University (PDD): Orleans Polytechnic University


Training in the specialty "Nanomaterials and nanotechnology" is carried out for the following areas of professional activity:

-educational (teacher in universities);

- research (to study the structure and properties of materials, when choosing the necessary research methods and mastering new technological processes, when writing and publishing scientific articles, preparing scientific reports and reports at scientific conferences of international level);

-industry (aerospace companies, engineering companies);

- production and technological (production of various technical devices, instruments and equipment and activities for monitoring the state of the production and technological process).


The future employment of graduates of the program, key employers are:

✔       “NNLOT” at Al-FarabiKazNU

✔       “IETP” at Al-FarabiKazNU

✔       "ICP” MES RK

✔       “INChMT” at Al-FarabiKazNU

✔       “CPhChMA” at Al-FarabiKazNU

✔       LIP at Al-FarabiKazNU

✔       JSC "Park of innovative technologies"

✔       “Kainar” LLP, “MynZhol 2030” LLP,

✔       AlmatyEnergoService LLP,

✔       Tenus LLP,

✔       NanoTech LLP,

✔       AsiaElectric LLP


The educational program is relevant for a specific sphere of employment

1. technical services in the field of mining, the manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products, the production of electrical equipment, the collection, treatment and disposal of waste;

2. waste disposal, reclamation and other waste disposal services

3. research and development.

4. other professional, scientific and technical activities, education