Best Educational Programs: APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND INFORMATICS
CHERVYAKOV, Nikolay Ivanovich
Head of the Department
HEI’s image. The system of research and innovative activity of the Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of NCFU is aimed at forming a modern youth research community, promoting innovative activity, setting the conditions for creativity and professional development of students and postgraduates of the University. Among the graduates are prominent specialists, Candidates and Doctors of Sciences, Corresponding Members of RAS, the Chair of the Board of Rectors of the HEIs of the Stavropol region, members of the Federation Council, ministers, mathematicians and software engineers ofthe leading companies in computer industry.
Programme presentation. The educational process is characterized by quality IT sup-port and active use of innovative programmes. The laboratories are equipped with modern facilities, which make it possible to conduct research according to the world standards. The Major Department has a state-of-the art microprocessor and computer technologies, training laboratory programming station of FPGA: NI ELVIS II, software for programming microcontrollers as well as a supercomputer.
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Teaching staff. All teachers in the profile disciplines have academic degrees and titles; the average age of the staff is 45. For the last 5 years the teaching staff of the Department has published more than 300 research papers, has obtained 25 certificates for the registration of software. The teachers of the Department have won grants of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, etc.
Competitiveness of students. The average passing grade of applicants is high. Students regularly become winners of the National contest of research student works and the National contest “U.M.N.I.K”, of the grants of the Caucasus youth forum “Mashuk”, winners of the national support programme for research in computer safety “InfoTeKSAkademia”. They are prize winners in the Olympiads in programming.
Interaction with employers. In cooperation with partner employers, the University regularly conducts various events such as master-classes, conferences, lectures and contests. Interaction with employers allows to continuously enhance the base for students’ practice, adapting the contents of the programmes to the current needs of the real economy.