American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Sagynbek Orunbaev


Data of birth: 11 July 1979.       Kyrgyz

Language: Kyrgyz - native; Russian, English - fluent;; Turkish, German – read, understand




2018 – Defense of the candidate of science, Institute of Dynamics of Geosphere, Moscow, Russia

2016 – Postgraduate Diploma on Seismology and Engineering Seismology, International Institute of Seismology and engineering seismology, Tsukuba, Japan

2014-2016 – Master degree on Disaster Risk Management: The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan 

2004-2007 - Post-graduate study: laboratory 184, Center of geo-information technology (CGIT), UIGGM SB RAS, Novosibirsk;

2005 – Second degree on economy of enterprises: Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia

2000-2002 - Master degree: Master of applied mathematics, Kyrgyz State University;

1996-2000 - Bachelor degree:           Applied mathematics, with honor, Kyrgyz State National University, Informatics and applied mathematics Faculty;



Since 2007 – Central Asian Institute of Applied Geosciences (CAIAG), Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Since 2017 – Instructor, Environmental Geophysics, American University of Central Asia (AUCA), Bishkek

2014-2016 – Engineering seismology, International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 

2012-2014 - Kyrgyz National University, Faculty of Innovation Technology

2007–2009 - Kyrgyz Polytechnic University, Department mathematics and Informatics, acting as associate professor

2003-2007 United Institutes of geology, geophysics and mineralogy (UIGGM) Siberian branch of Russian academy of science (SBRAS), scientific researcher, geoinformation (GIS) center,

2000-2003  Research Methodical Seismological Expedition (RMSE) of National Academy of Sciences, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan



Since 2014 – head of section “Engineering seismology”, Central-Asian Institute of Applied geosciences, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2012 – Regional Cross-Border Early Warning Systems for GeoRisks in Central Asia, GIZ and GFZ, Potsdam, Germany

2011 – ICT for Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change, United Nations, APCiCT-ESCAP Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan

2009 – Regional Cross-Border prevention of natural disaster in Central Asia, INWENT, Bishkek

2003 – 2007 – junior scientific researcher, geoinformation (GIS) center, UIGGM SB RAS

2006 – ArcObject, DATA East (ESRI distributor), Novosibirsk, Russia, November.

2004 - ArcGIS software product, DATA East (ESRI distributor), Novosibirsk, Russia March.

2003 - Global Seismological Observation, IISEE, Tsukuba, Japan, October-December.

2002 - TCDC International Training Course on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Kunming, China, September-October.

2001 - CTBTO mission to modernization NDC and station Ala-Archa (AAK), Vienna, Austria.

2001 – The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP). Seismometer instrument noise. San Diego, California, USA November.

2000 - 2003 - senior engineer, Research-Methodical seismological expedition, National Academy of Science, Kyrgyz Republic

1998- 2000 – assistant of the Parliament Deputy, Upper Chamber of Kyrgyz Republic



2016 – Using high resolution SRTM-data for seismic characterizing dams, application to the dams Nurek, Tajikistan and Upper-Naryn cascades, Kyrgyzstan, JICA foundation

2014-2015 – University of Central Asia (UCA),      Research Fellow, Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI), Seismic hazard assessment of Naryn Hydro-Power cascade reservoirs, Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, AKDN foundation

  • By finishing Research fellowship, was published Policy Brief “Seismic Hazard assessment of Naryn Hydro Power Plant”, AKDN founding

Since 2012 – Coordinating, Dynamic characteristics of the Buildings in Bishkek, Global Change Observatory (GCO) founding

2014 –Seimic microzonation of city Almaty, Kazakstan, GCO founding

2013 – Coordinating, Site effect study of Naryn town, Kyrgyzstan, AKDN-CIDA founding

2013 – Coordinating, Dynamic characteristics of Buildings, Bishkek and Dushanbe, GCO founding 

2012 – Coordinating, Site effect study of Khorog town, Tajikistan. GCO founding

2011 – Coordinating, Seismic microzonation of city Dushanbe, Tajikistan. GCO founding

2010 – Coordinating, Site effect study of Karakol town, Kyrgyzstan, GCO founding

Since 2009 – Effect of seismic activity to landslides in Ferghana valley, FERGHANA project

2008 – 2009 – Coordinator, Seismic microzonation of Bishkek city. Research & Development program with partner GFZ

2006 – Assistant, Radio-ecological inspection of areas prospecting boreholes on Tomtorsk field with drawing of the radio-ecological passport, participation, Institute founding

2005 – Assistant, Estimation of techno-genic radioactive pollution in territory Aldan (Elkon Horst), participation. Institute founding

2000-2003 – Coordinator of AAK seismic observatory, Kyrgyzstan, the IDA/IRIS project is executed by the University of California (USA), CTBTO founding



2004, Certificate – Course of Introduction ESRI program Packages, ArcGIS, Novoisbirsk, Russia

2003, Certificate – Course of Global Seismological Observation, International Institute of Seismologyand Earthquake Engineering, Japan International Cooperation Agency: International Center, Tsukuba, Japan.

2002, Certificate – successfully completed the China TCDC International Training Course on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Kunmin, Yunnan province, China

2000- 2002, Certificate-Diploma – successfully completed extra professional training “High school teacher”, Kyrgyz State University of J. Balasagyn, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2001, Certificate – attended the first part of the Technical Training Program in Vienna, Austria and the second part for seismic station engineers at the Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA

1995, Participant of International Olympiad, lycée Sakarya egitim, Stambul-Bolu, Turkey

1995, Vice-winner at Republican Mathematical Olympiad of Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek.

1994, Winner at Republican Mathematical Olympiad of Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek.


Memberships in International Professional Societies and Scientific Committees:

Since 2008 – Associative Member of Mountain Forum ICIMOD, Mountain e-GIS conference

2012-2015 member of Board of management JICA association

Since 2013 – member of Seismological Society of America



  • Orunbaev, Sagynbek

Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Идентификатор автора: 36721892900

Orunbaev, S.

Документы:                                                                                                                                       14

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Цитирования:                                                                         Всего 225 цитирований в 143 документах

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Отрасль знаний:                                                                     Earth and Planetary Sciences ,  Engineering


Orunbaev S.J. (2016). Determining Shear Wave Velocity Using Microtremor In Naryn City, Disaster Management Policy Program Seismology, Earthquake Engineering and Disaster-Recovery Management Policy, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

Orunbaev S.J., Rodkin M.V. “Assessing earthquake hazard near dams in Kyrgyzstan’s Upper-Naryn region”, The Central Asia and Afghanistan Research Fellowship (CAARF): Bishkek, 2015 (in English)

2016- Master of Disaster Management: Vs30 determination and a classification of soil and rock in array sites, Disaster Management Policy Program Seismology, Earthquake Engineering and Disaster-Recovery Management Policy, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

2002 - Master Dissertation: Velocity model of Northern Tien-Shan (within KNET telemetry network) Place of defense of Master Dissertation: Kyrgyz State University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.

Stefano Parolai; Sagynbek Orunbaev et all; Site effect assessment in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) using earthquake and noise recording data. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, BSSA-S-10-00059-1, 2010

Orunbaev S.J., Moldobekov B.D. “Seismic networks, Seismological monitoring in Central Asia and his strategy”, Dushanbe, Tadjikistan, Workshop organized by NATO, 2009 (in Russian)

Sagynbek G. Orunbaev, Vladimir D. Suvorov “Lithosphere seismic features along Hindu Kush - Himalaya geotraverse”, Geodynamics geo-ecology alpine region in XXI century: Materials of Third International symposium, Bishkek, 30 Octoberо - 6 November 2005, Bishkek

  • Joint deconvolution of building and downhole seismic recordings: an application to three test cases  

Petrovic, B.,Parolai, S.,Pianese, G.,(...),Orunbaev, S.,Paolucci, R., 2017, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering «Joint deconvolution of building and downhole seismic recordings: an application to three test cases» 

Feld, C.,Haberland, C.,Schurr, B.,(...),Abdybachaev, U.,Orunbaev, S., Seismotectonic study of the Fergana Region (Southern Kyrgyzstan): Distribution and kinematics of local seismicity Seismology, 2015, Earth, Planets and Space

Petrovic, B.,Bindi, D.,Pilz, M.,(...),Begaliev, U.T.,Parolai, S., Building monitoring in Bishkek and Dushanbe by the use of ambient vibration analysis, 2015, Annals of Geophysics

Bindi, D.,Boxberger, T.,Orunbaev, S.,(...),Ellguth, E.,Parolai, S., On-site early-warning system for bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 2015, Annals of Geophysics,  

Pilz, M.,Abakanov, T.,Abdrakhmatov, K.,(...),Yasunov, P.,Parolai, S., An overview on the seismic microzonation and site effect studies in Central Asia, 2015, Annals of Geophysics

Pilz, M.,Bindi, D.,Boxberger, T.,(...),Yasunov, P.,Parolai, S., First steps toward a reassessment of the seismic risk of the city of Dushanbe (Tajikistan), 2013, Seismological Research Letters

Schneider, F.M.,Yuan, X.,Schurr, B.,(...),Orunbaev, S.,Negmatullaev, S., Seismic imaging of subducting continental lower crust beneath the Pamir, 2013, Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Parolai, S.,Bindi, D.,Ullah, S.,(...),Moldobekov, B.,Echtler, H., The Bishkek vertical array (BIVA): Acquiring strong motion data in Kyrgyzstan and first results, 2013, Journal of Seismology

Ullah, S.,Bindi, D.,Pittore, M.,(...),Moldobekov, B.,Parolai, S., Improving the spatial resolution of ground motion variability using earthquake and seismic noise data: The example of Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), 2013, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering

Sippl, C.,Schurr, B.,Yuan, X.,(...),Negmatullaev, S.,Radjabov, N., Geometry of the Pamir-Hindu Kush intermediate-depth earthquake zone from local seismic data, 2013, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth

Mechie, J.,Yuan, X.,Schurr, B.,(...),Orunbaev, S.,Negmatullaev, S., Crustal and uppermost mantle velocity structure along a profile across the Pamir and southern Tien Shan as derived from project TIPAGE wide-angle seismic data, 2012, Geophysical Journal International

Haberland, C.,Abdybachaev, U.,Schurr, B.,(...),Orunbaev, S.,Janssen, C., Landslides in southern Kyrgyzstan: Understanding tectonic controls, 2011, Eos

Parolai, S.,Orunbaev, S.,Bindi, D.,(...),Moldobekov, B.,Zschau, J., Site effects assessment in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) using earthquake and noise recording data, 2010, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America

Orunbaev, S., The analysis of seismic process in Tein-Shan, 2004, Bulletin of the International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering

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