Aigerim Omirkhan graduated with a BEng in Chemical Engineering in 2015 (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan) and an MSc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering with distinction in 2016 (Imperial College London). She is currently doing a PhD at Imperial College London under the supervision of Professor Mary Ryan and Professor Jason Riley.
Her research is focused on electrochemical-mechanical coupled corrosion phenomena. Her project includes studying repassivation of thin oxide films formed on stainless steel under different environments.
She is interested in electrochemistry, advanced characterisation methods, metals and clean energy.