Ernazar joined the Physics Department of the School of Science and Technology of the Nazarbayev University as an Assistant Professor during the summer of 2014. His research interests are in the field of computational and theoretical astrophysics. Currently his research mainly focuses on various aspects of core-collapse supernovae and compact objects such as neutron star, black holes, and white dwarfs. More generally, he works on various topics at the interface of numerical relativity, fluid and plasma dynamics, gravitational waves, nuclear and neutrino astrophysics, radiation transport, and high performance computing. He received his PhD in October 2009 at SISSA. Before joining Nazarbayev University, he was a postdoctoral scholar at the Louisiana State University, California Institute of Technology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.