Profiles of Professors

Dr. Alexandra Shaeffer

SHSS, Assistant Professor in Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on?

none

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?

USA

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?

Ph.D

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students

US universities, choosing a graduate school, preparing application documents

E-mail alexandra.shaeffer@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours

8206/Wednesdays 13:00 - 17:00, appointment by email

 


 

 

 

Zohra Beben

School/Position: SHSS/Instructor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on?  SAT

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?   US

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?   Ph.D, MA, MS

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students

US universities, funding, Personal Statements, Social Science Graduate Programs

Email: zohra.beben@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Appointment by email

 


 

Zhandos Utegulov

School/Position: SST Physics / Associate Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on?  -

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?   USA, Europe, East Asia

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?   Ph.D, MS, D.Phill

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: US universities, choosing a grad school, preparing application docs, getting admission and funding

Email: zhutegulov@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Any time, just call or send me email 


 

Zhalgas Serimbetov

School/Position: SST/Postdoc

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? IELTS

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?  Singapore, UK

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?  Ph.D

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: Preparing application, Study in the UK, getting funding

Email: zhalgas.serimbetov@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Appointment by email


 

Vsevolod Peshkov

School/Position: SST/Assistant Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? IELTS

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?  Europe, China

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students? Ph.D and MSc

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: Choosing a graduate school, Preparing application documents, Understanding of the European university system, Getting admission and funding

Email: vsevolod.peshkov@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Thursday 12 to 18 pm, appointment by email


 

Lynne Parmenter

School/Position: NUGSE, Adjunct Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? -

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school? New Zealand

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?  Ph.D

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: I now work at the University of Waikato in New Zealand but am still connected to NUGSE as an Adjunct Professor. I would be willing to talk to students interested in postgraduate study in New Zealand (mainly PhD) about the PhD system and requirements in New Zealand.

Email: lynne.parmenter@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: By email 


 

Siegfried Van Duffel

School/Position: SHSS, Associate Professor and Chair

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?  Belgium

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?   PhD

E-mail: siegfried.vanduffel@nu.edu.kz

Office/school hours: Appointment by email


 

Dr. Aresh Dadlani

School/Position: School of Engineering/Assistant Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on?  IELTS

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school? Asia: Korea, Japan, India, Iran

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students? MSc

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students:  сhoosing a graduate school, preparing application documents

E-mail: aresh.dadlani@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm, appointment by email


 

Ikechi Ukaegbu

School/Position: SST Physics / Associate Professor/Chair, Student Advising Committee, ECE Department

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? IELTS

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?  Depending on the interest of the student

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?  Ph.D, Ms

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: Korean Universities, US Universities, European Universities, Choosing Graduate School, Being a Graduate Professional Engineer

Email: ikechi.ukaegbu@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: By appointment 


 

Dr. Sholpan Sumbekova

School/Position: School of Engineering, Postdoctoral Scholar

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? -

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school?   UK, France

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?  Ph.D

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: Choosing a graduate school, understanding European university system, study in the UK, study in France

Email: sholpan.sumbekova@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Wednesdays 14-16 pm, appointment by email


 

Philip La Fleur

School/Position: NUSOM, Assistant Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? -

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school? CANADA, US, UK

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students?  Ph.D, MSc,MD, Pharm D in the field of epidemiology/public health or medicine

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: -

Email: Philip.LaFleur@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: By email


 

Stefanos Xenarios

School/Position: GSPP/ Associate Professor

Which of these test prep areas would you be willing to consult with students on? - 

For which geographic areas would you be willing to talk with students about graduate school? USA, Europe, East Asia

Which kind of degree would you be willing to discuss with students? Ph.D, MS, D.Phill

Other areas for which you could be a resource to students: US universities, choosing a grad school, preparing application docs, getting admission and funding

Email: stefanos.xenarios@nu.edu.kz

Office/School hours: Any time, just call or send me email