Research areas

There are 6 departments at the Faculty of Electronics and Computer Technologies.

  1. Department of Optoelectronics and Information Technologies,
  2. Department of Radio Electronic and Computer Systems,
  3. Department of Radiophysics and Computer Technology,
  4. Department of Sensory and Semiconductor Electronics,
  5. Department of Systems Design,
  6. Department of Physical and Biomedical Electronics.

The main scientific and pedagogical interests of the Department of Optoelectronics and Information Technology include optoelectronics and artificial intelligence systems. These include recording, processing, transmission and display of information, digital signal and image processing, pattern recognition, computational linguistics and natural language processing, complex systems and networks, expert systems, knowledge bases, neural networks, intelligent sensors, radiological systems monitoring, etc.

The Department of Electronic and Computer Systems conducts research in the following areas:

  • development of sensors based on porous silicon, experimental and theoretical study of their properties, creation of software for processing signals from sensors;
  • computer modeling of complex systems using parallel multiprocessor computing technologies;
  • modeling of electronic processes in varicose semiconductors and devices based on them;
  • development of “smart home” systems based on modern microcomputers and microprocessors.

The main direction of scientific work of the Department of Radiophysics and Computer Technologies is mathematical modeling of processes in physics and radio electronics, physical properties of local centers, nanometric phases and crystals with structural phase transitions, automation of physical experiment.

The main directions of research work of the Department of Sensor and Semiconductor Electronics:

  • Investigation of radiation-stimulated processes in dielectric and semiconductor crystals and structures based on them.
  • Development and research of new materials for sensors of electromagnetic and ionizing radiation.
  • Physics and technology of crystal phosphors.
  • Development of electronic reference meters of physical quantities.

Research at the Department of Systems Design is conducted in the following areas:

  • design of complex software and hardware systems to solve problems of collecting and intelligent processing and analysis of large amounts of data in various fields of activity.
  • development of automated and automatic systems for data collection, storage, reproduction, pre-processing and analysis.
  • research of relational (SQL-based), non-relational (NoSQL-based) and distributed (decentralized Blockchain systems, etc.) databases, methods of implementation of high-performance parallel and distributed computing, in particular on the basis of computing clusters of classical and hybrid architecture
  • use of special hardware computer systems based on graphics processors (CUDA, OpenCL, etc.)
  • development of applied software solutions in the fields of data processing and visualization (Data Processing and Visualization), data analysis (Data Analysis), business intelligence (Business Intelligence) and machine learning systems (Machine Learning).

The main directions of scientific research of the staff of the Department of Physical and Biomedical Electronics:

  • Investigation of physical phenomena on the surface of solids in order to create surfaces with specified properties.
  • Study of the phenomena of electric charge transfer in samples of nanometer thickness.
  • Investigation of electronic excitations and intrinsic luminescence centers in oxygen-containing scintillation compounds.
  • Study of the optical properties of biological objects in order to create devices for medicine.