Research areas

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

  • Department of Optoelectronics and Information Technologies,
  • Department of Radioelectronic and Computer Systems,
  • Department of Radiophysics and Computer Technologies,
  • Department of Sensory and Semiconductor Electronics,
  • Department of System Design,
  • Department of Physical and Biomedical Electronics.

The main scientific and pedagogical interests of the Department of Optoelectronics and Information Technologies cover optoelectronics and artificial intelligence systems. In particular, we are talking about the 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 Radioelectronic and Computer Systems conducts scientific 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 graded-gap 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 a physical experiment.

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

  • Study 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 development of crystal phosphors.
  • Development of electrical reference meters of physical quantities.

Scientific research at the Department of System Design is carried out in the following areas:

  • designing complex software and hardware systems to solve the 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 collecting, storing, reproducing, preprocessing and analyzing data.
  • study of design technologies for relational (SQL-based), non-relational (NoSQL-based) and distributed (decentralized Blockchain systems, etc.) databases, methods for implementing high-performance parallel and distributed computing, including those based on classical and hybrid computing clusters architecture
  • use of special hardware computing systems based on graphic processors (CUDA, OpenCL, etc.)
    development of applied software solutions in the field 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:

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