Institute of Smart Systems and Artificial Intelligence (ISSAI) was founded in September 2019 to serve as the driver of research and innovation in the digital sphere of Kazakhstan with the focus on AI research. Located at the C4 Research Building of Nazarbayev University, ISSAI conducts interdisciplinary research on machine intelligence for solving real-world problems of industry and society.

Huseyin Atakan Varol Director Yerbol Absalyamov Technical Project Coordinator Kuralay Baimenova Senior PR Manager Gibrat Kurmanov Senior Administrative Manager Askat Kuzdeuov Senior Data Scientist Saida Mussakhojayeva Senior Data Scientist Madina Abdrakhmanova Data Scientist Aknur Karabay Data Scientist Ulzhan Bissarinova Research Assistant Makat Tlebaliyev Computer Engineer Nurgaliyev Shakhizat Computer Engineer Rustem Yeshpanov Data Scientist Timur Unaspekov Research Assistant Tomiris Rakhimzhanova Research Assistant Zarema Balgabekova Research Assistant Batyr Arystanbekov Research Assistant Darkhan Zholtayev Research Assistant