Altynay Kaidarova is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering in the Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science & Engineering division of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. She is a member of the Sensing, Magnetism and Microsystems research group (SMM) and her thesis is supervised by Prof. Jürgen Kosel. Altynay obtained her bachelor's degree in electronic and communication engineering from the University of Liverpool, U.K. Afterward, she worked as a laboratory assistant at Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan.
Altynay's research is focused on magnetic devices for cancer cell destruction, multifunctional biomimetic nanocomposite tactile sensors, remotely operated drug delivery systems, energy harvesting devices, smart nanoprobes for cell studies, corrosion sensors, an underwater animal monitoring magnetic sensor system.