Samal Kaumbekova is a Junior Chemistry Student in School of Science and Technology.
Before Nazarbayev University, she graduated from Kazakh-Turkish High school for gifted girls in Pavlodar. In high school Samal participated in Regional and Republican subject Olympiad in section Chemistry.
Since April 2014, she has been working in Lam Group on the following projects: “Electrochemical Activation of Aromatic Acids: New Way of Access to Benzoyloxy Radicals” and “Electrochemical Lactonization of ortho-allylbenzoic acids”.
After finishing post-graduate degree she would like to make an significant contribution to the development of research centers at Nazarbayev University. There is a good saying: “Just to be in service of somebody is a great reward”.
She wants to use all of her knowledge to make a difference and to make a future brighter by serving the country as well as the others.