Ulantay Nakan

Ulantay Nakan


Associate Professor

Geology and Oil-gas Business Institute named after K. Turyssov

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Email: u.nakan@satbayev.111


Professional biography

2009 - 2010 - Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Macromolecular Compounds: laboratory assistant.

2012 – 2016 - Al-Farabi Kazakh National UniversityDepartment of Macromolecular Compounds: laboratory assistant, engineer, leading engineer

2015 - 08/30/2016 - Head of Laboratory of the Department of Chemical Technology of Oil and Gas Processing

08/26/2016 - 08/30/2019 -- Lecturer at the Kazakh National Research Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev

09/01/2019 - present - senior lecturer at Satpayev University

Best University Teacher 2020



Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Chemistry

Bachelor's degree, Chemical technology of organic substances


Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Chemistry

Master's degree


Kazakh National Research Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev

PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) 6D072100-Chemical technology of organic substances

Scientific projects

1) AP09562886 - Development of water-absorbing composite materials based on N, N - dimethylacrylamide for plant growth - Scientific supervisor. (GF - 2021)

2) No. 67463 - Production of biodegradable plastic materials based on modified starch - Senior Researcher. (Commercial project 2022)


1. Ulantay Nakan, Grigoriy A Mun, Balgyn Tolkyn, Gulzhakhan Zh Yeligbayeva, Shayahati Bieerkehazhi, El-Sayed Negim, Thermosensitive N-isopropylacrylamide -co- 2-hydroxyethyl acrylate hydrogels interactions with Poly(acrylic acid) and surfactants., Polymers for Advanced Technologies 2021, 32(7), 2676–2681, (Q1, процентиль=75%, IF=3.665), http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pat.5070  

2. Ulantay Nakan, Shayahati Bieerkehazhi, Balgyn Tolkyn, Grigoriy A. Mun, Mukhit Assanov, Merey E. Nursultanov, Synthesis, Characterization and Antibacterial Application of Copolymers Based on N,N-Dimethyl Acrylamide and Acrylic Acid // Materials 2021, 14(20), 6191; (Q2, IF= 3.623),  https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14206191

3. Ulantay Nakan, Grigoriy A Mun, Gulzhakhan Zh Yeligbayeva, Shayahati Bieerkehazhi, Hydrogels based on N-isopropylacrylamide and 2-hydroxyethylacrylate: synthesis, characterization, and investigation of their antibacterial activity, Polymer International 2020, 69, 1220–1226.  (Q2, Percentile 81%, IF=2.99), http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pi.6065 

4. Ulantay Nakan, Balgyn Tolkyn, Dinara Adikanova, El-Sayed Moussa Negim, Tulegen Seilkhanov, Bibigul Kenzhebayeva, Characterization and swelling properties of copolymer Poly(N, N-dimethyl acrylamide -co-acrylic acid) and homopolymer Poly (acrylic acid) // Egyptian Journal of Chemistry. 2022, 65(4), стр. 767–773 (Q3).   10.21608/EJCHEM.2021.95005.4465

5. Larue L., Kenzhebayeva B., Al-Thiabat M.G., Frochot C., Nakan Ulantay, Acherar, S. tLyp–1: A peptide suitable to target NRP–1 receptor Bioorganic Chemistry, 2023, 130, 106200. (Q1, процентиль=81%, IF= 5.275)

6. Nakan U,  Abdiyev K.Z., Toktarbay Z., Orynbayev B.Y., Seitkaliyeva, N.Z., Structure formation in suspensions and biocidal properties of copolymer of 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid and allylamine // Materials Today: Proceedings, 2022

7. Ulantay Nakan, Balgyn Tolkyn, G. A. Mun, G. Zh. Yeligbayeva, N.B. Tileubekov, Nurkat Serikbay, El-Sayed Negim, Swelling Studies on Poly(N, N-dimethyl acrylamide-co-acrylic acid) Hydrogels // International Journal of Biology and Chemistry,  2021, 14 (2), p 82-87. https://doi.org/10.26577/ijbch.2021.v14.i2.011

8. Nakan, U., Rakhmetullaeva, R., Mun, G.A., Nursultanov, M.E., Negim, E.-S.M. Synthesis of water soluble copolymers and their interpolymer complexes with Poly(Acrylic Acid) // Journal of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, 2018, 53(1), стр. 83–87

9. Nakan U, Rahmetullaeva R.K, Mun G.A, Shaihutdinov E.M. Yeligbaeva G. Zh, El-Sayed Moussa Negim, Linear copolymer of N-isopropylacrylamide and 2 hydroxyethylacrylate: synthesis, characterization, and monomer reactivity ratios // Oriental journal of chemistry, -2016. 32 (5). –P. 2347-2354, (Scopus).  http://dx.doi.org/10.13005/ojc/320505.

10. Nakan U, Azhkeyeva A. N, Rakhmetullayeva R.K., Yeligbayeva G.Zh., Shaikhutdynov Ye.M, Abutalip M., Park K. Synthesis of novel thermosensitive copolymers based on ethylacrylate International Journal of Biology and Chemistry. – 2018. -Vol. 11(1). P. 153-162.

Potential research studies of doctoral students

Synthesis, characterization and application of copolymers based on acrylic monomers