Hi, I am Aigerim Bogyrbayeva, an assistant professor at the department of Computer Science of Suleiman Demirel University (SDU) in Kaskelen, Kazakhstan.

I received my Ph.D. degree from University of South Florida, Tampa, USA at the Industrial and Management Systems Enerineering Department under the supervision of Dr. Changhyun Kwon in 2021. I received my B.S. degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 2016.

At the AI Lab at SDU, we conduct research on resolving the challenges faced by emerging transportation technologies through our expertise in reinforcement learning.

Contact

Email: aigerim.bogyrbayeva@sdu.edu.kz

Office: room F 310,

1/1 Abylaikhan Street, Kaskelen,

040900 Almaty, Kazakhstan

Research

My research focuses on solving combinatorial optimization problems using reinforcement learning. In particular, I work on developing novel models and algorithms to route fleet of homogenous or hetergenous vehicles by deploying the power of neural networks. The examples of my research applications include routing a fleet of Electrical Vehicles for urban transportation and routing drone and turck for delivering customer orders.

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Awards

  • NSF-sponsored scholarship to attend the TSL workshop 2019 at Loyola University Chicago

  • James Angel scholar at the University of Michigan for the outstanding academic achievements

  • The Presidential scholarship of the Republic of Kazakhstan to study abroad that covered all my expenses to receive my bachelors degree

  • The national medal of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Excellence in academic studies