Altynay Kaidarova

PhD Student
  • ​PhD in Electrical Engineering 

  • ​MSc Thesis title: Underwater animal monitoring magnetic sensor system 

Research Interests

  • Magnetic Sensors
  • Wearable electronics
  • Underwater animal monitoring

Selected Publications

  • Kaidarova A, Marengo M, Marinaro G, Geraldi N, Duarte CM, Kosel J. Flexible and biofouling independent salinity sensor. Advanced Materials Interfaces. 2018 Dec;5(23):1801110.​​
  • Kaidarova, A., Khan, M.A., Amara, S., Geraldi, N.R., Karimi, M.A., Shamim, A., Wilson, R.P., Duarte, C.M. and Kosel, J., 2018. Tunable, Flexible composite magnets for marine monitoring applications. Advanced Engineering Materials20(9), p.1800229.​
  • Kaidarova, A., Karimi, M.A., Amara, S., Shamim, A., Gerali, N.R., Duarte, C.M. and Kosel, J., 2018, October. Sensor for real-time animal condition and movement monitoring. In 2018 IEEE SENSORS (pp. 1-4). IEEE.​​


Ms/PhD. Electrical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2016 – present.
B.S.Electronics & Communication Engineering, University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool, UK, 2014
Bridging course at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, 2011

Scientific and Professional Memberships

​Board Member of Next Generation Magneticians Advisory Board


1.      2014,“University of Liverpool Vice- Chancellors International Attainment Award -PG” for excellent academic performance at University of Liverpool
2.      2014, “University of Liverpool BNFL Prize” for the best final year project in the field of Bioinformatics using machine learning techniques
3.      2010, the Bolashak International Scholarship