Kazakh Agrotechnical Research University (KATRU) Astana also known as Seifullin University has been producing not only world-class scientists, but the University graduates are also shining stars in sports, politics, and the entertainment industry at national and international levels.
Daniyar Maratovich Yeleussinov, the winner of the 2016 Olympic Boxing Championship, is a graduate of KATRU. Daniyar is a graduate of our economics faculty. He is also the winner of the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games and the 2013 World Championships. Like all Kazakhstanis, KATRU is proud of Kazakhstan’s superstar and the University’s graduate who is still winning international contests. Many KATRU graduates are members of Kazakhstan’s parliament. Some have been ministers, city mayors, rectors of various universities, and successful businessmen.
Senator Akimov R. K. was a member of Kazakhstan’s Upper House of the Parliament, the Senate. He was a member of the Senate Committee on Agrarian Issues, Environmental Management, and Rural Development. Senator Akimov graduated from KATRU in 1980 specializing in veterinary sciences.
Another Senator, S.S. Bilyalov, is also our graduate. He, too, was a member of the Senate Committee on Environmental Management and Rural Development. Senator Bilyaov graduated from the Tselinogard Agriculture Institute in 1983. He also served as a chief specialist in state farms in North Kazakhstan.
Akhmetbekov Zh.A, was a member of Kazakhstan’s lower house of the parliament, the Mazhilis. He was a member of Mazhilis’s Committee on Socio-Cultural Development. Akhmetbekov is the Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist People\’s Party of Kazakhstan. A KATRU graduate Akhmetbekov, graduated in 1983 from the Faculty of Agriculture Mechanization.
Tursynov S.T. was a member of the Mazhilis’s Committee on International Affairs, Defense and Security. Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Tursynov graduated in 1975 specializing in veterinary sciences.
A successful businessman and official, Ivan Adamovich Sauer, is the Director of \”The National Company \”Food Contract Corporation\”, he is a member of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, a member of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs \”Atameken\”, General Director of LLP \”Agrofirma \”Rodina\”. Mr. Sauer In 1980 he graduated from the Tselinograd Agricultural Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering. The Institute is part of KATRU.
Our Alumni include government officials such as M. V. Troshikhin – Deputy Director of the Investment Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture,
Famous Kazakhstanis stars such as Bibayev Bakhytzhan (graduate of the Faculty of Architecture), Bekmaganbetov Daulet and Sazanbayev Rustem (graduates of the Faculty of Land Management), Amangosov Zhandarbek, Kibat Abdrasul, Aman Shyntas, Hozhamkulov Nursultan (graduates of the Faculty of Technology), Aimtorin Dastan, Burankulov Batyrkhan, Kuanyshkanov Shyngys (graduates of the Faculty of Energy), Akhmetov Adilet, Mirzakulov Alibek (graduates of the Faculty of Economics) are our pride.
Members of the KATRU Alumni Club like Vladimir Hartman, Tasbai Simambayev, Samat Eskendirov, Zhanbyrshi Nurkenov, Alexander Mayer, Zhumatai Suindykov, Temirzhan Khamitov, Ivan Sauer, Sergey Kulagin, Serik Bilyalov and many other starts who have been supporting KATRU in various capacities.