On May 13, 2021, an outstanding scientist, academician of NAS RK, professor, research professor of the Department of MPT and TSM Abisheva Zinesh Sadyrovna has died aged 75.
Abisheva Zinesh Sadyrovna was born on January 23, 1947. Graduated in 1971 from the Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology (MIFChT) by M. V. Lomonosov. Doctor of Technical Sciences in specialty "Metallurgy of non-ferrous and rare metals" 1995, professor in specialty "Metallurgy" 1997, academician of NAS RK, academician of KazNAEN, academician of NAGN.
Since 1975, she worked in the Institute of Metallurgy and Enrichment in various positions, from junior researcher to head of laboratory and president of JSC «Center of Earth Sciences» (JSC Institute of Metallurgy and Enrichment).
From January 2016 to July 2019, she worked as a director of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Satbayev University, and from August 2019, she was a research professor at Satbayev University.
Abisheva Zinesh Sadyrovna is the first Kazakh woman to receive a Doctor of Engineering degree in "Metallurgy".
Z.S. Abisheva put forward new priority directions for the extraction of gallium, rare earth elements and radiogenic osmium from unconventional sources of raw materials - products of gas cleaning of copper smelting, phosphorus, aluminum production and the energy industry, increasing the degree of extraction of rhenium from copper and uranium raw materials, obtaining chemical reagents from man-made products of the metallurgical industry, extraction of lithium from natural resources of Kazakhstan.
Under her direct guidance and active participation:
- the technology has been developed and industrial production of metal radiogenic osmium-187 from the copper production prompts of RGP "Zhezkazganredmet" has been organized in 1995 for the first time in world practice;
- the technology for the processing of interphasic reni-osmiyx formations "Zhezkazganredmet" has been introduced in 2010;
- the sorption technology for purification of rhenium compounds from potassium RGP "Zhezkazganredmet" has been developed in 2014;
- the technology of electrodialysis processing of ammonium perrenate with a high potassium content with the production of rheniuc acid and high-purity ammonium perrenate RGP "Zhezkazganredmet" has been introduced in 1992;
- the technology of local processing of reni-containing uterine solutions of RGP "Zhezkazganredmet" has been developed in 1996.
She had more than 640 published works, including 2 monographs and 1 brochure, 86 copyright certificates, patents and prepatents, 7 of which have been introduced into production.
She had created a scientific school in the field of metallurgy of rare scattered elements, under her supervision there are 10 candidates of technical sciences and two doctors PhD.
She was an expert on the European Community programmes "INCO - Copernicus" and "INTAS" and many others. Member of editorial boards of international journals from abroad. Member of the National Scientific Council on the priority of "Rational use of natural resources, processing of raw materials and products".
Zinesh Sadyrovna was awarded many state awards in different years, one of them is the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2005; for high scientific achievements and contribution to the development of the rare metal industry of Kazakhstan; she was awarded the Order "Kurmet" in 2019 and the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2019, the Badge "Enbek Dangy" of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Badge of Honor "Honored Worker of the Nuclear Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan" 2019, winner in the nomination "Best Inventor" of the VIII Republican Competition for Achievements in the Field of Invention "Shapagat-2011" and the medal of the World Intellectual Property Organization in 2011; was awarded the prize for the most cited Kazakh author in the field of metallurgy in 2010.
We express our deep condolences to the family, relatives and colleagues.