Ms. Kopbaeva, Maria Petrovna

Deputy General Director for Research and Development

Responsibilities: Coordinates and supervises scientific research, pilot tests for development and maintenance of existing production technologies for mining and metallurgical complex and the nuclear industry; coordinates, supervises the activities of the Department of Scientific Research, Intellectual Property Laboratory, “Zerde” branch of the Institute; interacts with public authorities, JSC “NAC “Kazatomprom” and other national and international organizations of any form of property within her authority.

Ms. Kopbaeva graduated from the Chemistry Department of Al- Farabi Kazakh National University in 1997. From 1997 to 2001 she took the graduate courses at the same university. Ms. Kopbaeva  is the Candidate of Chemical Sciences.

She began her career at the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in 1996 at the Department of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, where she worked as a senior laboratory assistant and then a leading expert. Since October 2003 Kopbaeva has been working at the “Institute of High Technologies” LLP in various positions, from the leading expert and head of the laboratory of fluoride and rare elements, to the Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and rare elements and the head of the Department of scientific - research work. Ms. Kopbaeva was appointed to the current position in May 2016.