Welcome! My major is Civil Engineering, focused in Geotechnical Engineering. If you have any questions,
please, do not hesitate to contact me.

About me
Name: Zhandos Orazalin
Age: 28
Currently: PhD Candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering
President of MIT Kazakh Student Association
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral Candidate (present time)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master's Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Columbia University in the city of New York
ALP program

Arizona State University
AECP program

Karaganda State Technical University
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with Honors, GPA 4.0

E-mail: orazalin[at]gmail.com
Web-site: http://www.orazalin.kz

Recent publications:
  • Orazalin, Z., Whittle, A., and Olsen, M. (2015). "Three-Dimensional Analyses of Excavation Support System for the Stata Center Basement on the MIT Campus." Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001326.

  • Winner of Geotechnical Master Thesis Competition 2013 sponsored by Plaxis
  • Kazakhstan Presidential International Scholarship "Bolashak"
  • "Altyn Belgy" award for academic distinction (opportunity to enter to any university of Kazakhstan)
  • Holder of a high presidential stipend for superior students (2007)
  • Presidential stipend for university students (2007)
  • "The best student of the year" award (one of top 100 annually) from Karaganda State Technical University (2005 - 2008)

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