Learn more about The Environment & Resource Efficiency Cluster in this short video:

In EREC we stand on the intersection of a variety of disciplines where innovations catch fire and spread. We are determined to create values, policies, and technologies for the sustainable and regenerative use of resources that are fundamental to life quality and economy.


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February 19

EREC got published a new paper in Journal of Air Transport Management (IF=2.412)

Title: “Municipal solid waste management and greenhouse gas emissions at international airports: a case study of Astana International airport” Authors: Y. Sarbassov, C. Venetis, B. Aimbetov, B. Abylkhani, A. Yagofarova, D. Tokmurzin, E.J.Anthony, V.J. Inglezakis    

February 10

ESTg got published a new paper in Journal of Water Process Engineering (IF=3.173)

Title: “Complex organic fouling and effect of silver nanoparticles on aquaporin forward osmosis membranes” Authors: Arman Balkenova, Amire Anuarbek, Aliya Satayeva, Jong mKim, Vassilis Inglezakis, Elizabeth Arkhangelsky For more information: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214714420300568?dgcid=coauthor

February 3

EREC got published a new paper in Environmental Technology Journal

Title: “Photochemical mineralization of amoxicillin medicinal product by means of UV, hydrogen peroxide, titanium dioxide and iron” Authors: Stavros G. Poulopoulos, Gaukhar Ulykbanova &Constantine J. Philippopoulos

January 28

Huge greeting from Washington #ESTgAlumni

Former ESTg member Botagoz Kuspangalieva sent you a huge greeting from Washington. Currently, Botagoz is a Master student in Chemical Engineering at Howard University (Washington DC). She will be working on a project related to fractionation of plant-based materials to separate proteins from carbohydrates for both food and biofuel applications through pneumatic tribo-electrostatic separation technique. […]

January 27

We Go To Mars…

“In all our history we were turning challenges and problems into opportunities. Can we do it again?” See the next episode about our trip to Mars