Kussainov Amirlan Aydarbekovich was born on September 25 1957 in Alma- Ata in a family of scientists. In 1979 he has graduated from the Faculty of CBC IISS (
He began working in 1983 in Alma -Ata Architecture and Construction Institute (AACI), first as a senior research assistant, assistant of "structural mechanics" department, then as Associate Professor of the same department. From 1994 he worked as head of the department, since 1997 as rector, since 2000 - Rector of Kazakh State Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and since 2002 – as President of Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering (KazGASA). In KazGASA a multi-level system of education was implemented: High School - vocational school - college - Bachelor - Master -
In 1987-88 passed research fellow at the
In 1995-97 served in the Cabinet of Ministers of the
In 1994-98 - UNESCO expert, head of sub-groups of the European Training Foundation. In order to study the formation of the international system since 1987 has visited 40 universities in 16 countries (
Since 1997 Co-founder and President of the Kazakh-American University (KAU), which has direct contracts to continue learning (articulation) with 10 universities in the
Chairman of the board of the doctoral dissertation in the field of "Architecture", "Structural Mechanics" and "Structures".
Author of over 130 scientific and methodical, social and political publications, including monographs and textbooks.
Doctor of technical sciences, professor, member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, member of the International and National Academy of Engineering and the International Academy of Higher Education (IAHE) and the Academy of Sciences of the Higher School of Kazakhstan (AS HSK), member of the International Association of Soil Mechanics, bases and foundations, a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and building Sciences (RAABS).
He was awarded Commemorative Medal for the 10th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, was awarded Jubilee Medal "100th anniversary of railways in Kazakhstan", was awarded the title "Honored Builder of Kazakhstan", was awarded Gold Medal of the Union of Architects of Kazakhstan, was awarded medal "15 years of the National Academy of Engineering of the Republic of Kazakhstan", was awarded medal by A. Baitursynov for contributing to the training of personnel for the construction field of the republic and writing of textbooks of new generation, was awarded the Gold Medal of the Union of Architects of the Kyrgyz Republic for his contribution to the development of Architectural Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
He is fluent in Kazakh, Russian and English.