Marat Nurguzhin was appointed a Vice Minister of Defense and Aerospace Industry on the development of space activity of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Government decree #859 of 27/12/2016).

Born on June 30, 1957, prof. Nurguzhin graduated in 1980 from the Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, D.Sc. in engineering.

At the Karaganda Polytechnic Institute, prof.Nurguzhin worked his way up from research assistant to the first vice rector.

In March 2004, prof.Nurguzhin was appointed Director of the Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Over the years, he had served as the Chief of Staff, Chairman of the Aerospace Committee, Ministry of Education and Science, Deputy Chairman of the Board, member of the Board of Samgau.

2008-2013, the First Vice President of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary; August 2013 – August 2016, Acting President of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary; August 2016 – President of Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary.

Prof.Nurguzhin is an active scientist, author of over 250 scientific and methodic works, monographs, textbooks and manuals, patents, copyright certificates and certificates of intellectual property.

Awards: Kurmet Order, Letter of Gratitude from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, jubilee medals, “Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, “For achievements in the development of science of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.

The Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan was established in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan #350 of October 6, 2016.  

As Vice Ministers were earlier appointed Dmitry Goloburda (Government decree #702 of November 14, 2016) in charge of information security in the field of information and communication (cyber security) and Arman Ramazanov (Government decree #707 of November 18, 2016) who oversees the mobilization preparation and mobilizing, forming and developing state material reserve, single military-technical policy, forming, placing and executing defense order.


Published: 28 December 2016



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