ZHEKSENBEK ADILOV, The Kazakh National Technical University


Doctor of Science (Eco.), Professor, Honorary Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan, Member of the International Academy of Engineering. Honorary Citizen of Tusson city (Arizona, USA).
In 1972, he graduated as a civil engineer from Kazakh Polytechnics Institute named after V.I. Lenin. After finishing post graduate studies in the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering he worked in the Kazakh State Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering and progressed from assistant to professor. In the Academy he worked as Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty (1986-1990), Head of the department, organised a new direction in professional training – integrating business education with technology training. He subsequently became the Head of newly created Faculty of Management and Business in Construction (1990-2000).
In 2000-2001 he worked as a national consultant for the project of the World Bank and the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan and was a lecturer at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2008, by the Order of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr Adilov was appointed Rector of the Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev.
He has published more than 70 scientific and methodology papers, including 7 monographs and 5 textbooks on economics and management of construction, sustainable development management. He completed further professional training in Japan, USA, UK, Germany, France, and China (Hong Kong).
Mr Adilov was awarded The Order of Kurmet, 3 commemorative medals, badge «Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan» and the medal «10 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan».