Leading Researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Archaeological Technologies of the Institute of Archaeology named after A.Kh. Margulan CS MES RK.
Born in 1978 in the village of Abay, Tulkubas district, Chimkent (now Turkestan) region. In 1999, with a degree in Archaeology, he received an academic bachelor's degree from al-Farabi Kazakh State University, in 2001 he graduated from the same university in Archaeology and Ethnology and received an academic master's degree in History. 2001-2003 he was a Research trainee of the Kazakh State National University named after Al-Farabi.
In 2003-2007 Junior Researcher; Researcher at the K.A. Yasawi MKTU Research Center.
Since 2007, a researcher at the A.Kh. Margulan Institute of Archaeology MES.
In 2012, he entered the doctoral studies of the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi with a degree in Archeology and ethnology, in 2015 he defended his doctoral (PhD) dissertation on the topic: "Medieval ceramics of the settlement of Aktobe (VI century - beginning of the XIII centuries)" under the guidance of Doctor of Historical Sciences Eleuov M.E.
Scientific interests: research of medieval cities of Kazakhstan, medieval ceramic products and pottery crafts of Kazakhstan.
The author of more than 90 scientific and popular science articles.
Akymbek E.Sh. Kirpicheobzhigatel'naya pech' srednevekovogo gorodishcha Aktobe // Vestnik KazNPU im. Abaya. Seriya «Istoricheskie i social'no-politicheskie nauki». №3, 2017 p. 173-182 (co-authored by Savelyeva T.)
Akymbek Y. Islamic Twelfth Century C.E. Glazes from Aktobe, Kazakhstan, and Comparison to Modern Practice in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan // MRS Advances. First View. 10.1557/adv.2017.299. 24 April 2017, pp. 1-33 (Pamela B. Vandiver, Sean Arnold).
Akymbek E.Sh. Ortaǵasyrlyq tórtkúlderdiń qurylymy men qurylysy // «Uly Dalanyń jeti qyry jáne Eýrazıa arheologıasy men etnologıasynyń ózekti máseleleri» atty «Hİ Orazbaev oqýlary» halyqaralyq ǵylymı-ádistemelik konferensıa materıaldary / Jaýapty red. Á.T. Tóleýbaev. – Almaty: Qazaq ýnıversıteti, 2019. p. 164 181 pp. (co-authored by Shaǵyrbaev M.S.).
Akymbek Y. Local production and long-distance trade of Islamic glazed ceramics in Central Asia: A compositional analyses of ceramics from Southern Kazakhstan by NAA and LA-ICP-MS // Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 26 (2019). P. 1-22 (Catherine E. Klesner, Brandi L. MacDonald, Laure Dussubieux, Pamela B. Vandiver).