Department of
Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

The head of the Department of Computer Science is PhD, Associate Professor – V.A. Nifagin.

Deputy Head of the Department for Educational Work is Senior Lecturer – O.V. Dubrovina.

Deputy Head of the Department for Research Work is Associate Professor – A.V. Ovsyannikov.

Deputy Head of the Department for Methodological Work is Senior Lecturer – I.S. Chernenko.

Deputy Head of the Department for Research Work of Students is – A.E. Kulbitskiy.

The Department of Information Technologies was founded on October 10, 2005, as part of the Humanities Faculty of the Belarusian State University. Its basis was the specialty “Informatics”, specialization “Web Design and Computer Graphics”. The first head of the department was Vladimir Nikolaevich Kurbatsky, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor. Author of textbooks and books in the IT field. From the first days of its existence, the department team actively participated in the training of highly qualified specialists in the field of information technologies. The first graduation of programmers took place in June 2008. Since 2009, the Department of Information Technologies has been headed by Sergey Vsevolodovich Tsarik, Candidate of Technical Sciences, who has 15 years of experience in teaching courses and seminars on the application of information and multimedia technologies in modern society. Author of textbooks and books on computer literacy, computer graphics, and modeling. In 2010, the specialty of the department was renamed to “Applied Informatics”, specialization “Web Programming and Computer Design”. Qualification: informatician. Specialist in computer design and web application development. Since 2012, the department has been headed by Vladimir Alexandrovich Nifagin, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor. Author of two monographs, over 80 scientific and methodological works in nonlinear mechanics, informatics, mathematical and computer modeling.

The department conducts research on the development of modeling methods for media with complex rheology and information processing algorithms, actively developing e-learning methods. The educational process is provided by qualified scientific and pedagogical staff: 1 professor, 6 associate professors, 7 senior lecturers, 2 lecturers. The teaching staff of the department conducts lectures and classes on 42 disciplines of the specialty.

The department’s staff participate in international and republican conferences dedicated to current issues in information technology. A scientific and methodological seminar is organized at the department. Students of the department’s specialty participate in research work. In May 2012, a branch of the department was organized based on the Private Enterprise “Webcom Media”. The department has modern computer labs. During its existence, the department has trained over 200 specialists with higher education, who successfully work in the field of information technology at the leading enterprises of the republic.

Research Work

The area of scientific research and development of the Department of Information Technologies fully corresponds to the priority directions of scientific and technical activities of the Republic of Belarus in the field of information and communication technologies and is related to the following main areas:

  • methods of mathematical and computer modeling of nonlinear effects in continuous media, control and optimization of complex systems and processes;
  • computer technologies and intelligent systems of distance education;
  • information resources and services, interactive electronic services, information and analytical and reference systems, hardware and software tools for distance learning.

In recent years, the faculty of the department has published 5 monographs, over 100 scientific and methodological works, made 85 presentations at international and republican scientific conferences, created 40 educational and methodological complexes implemented in the educational process. A scientific and methodological seminar is organized at the department.

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