PFD-4. Information and Telecommunication Technology, intellectual system

         The University’s activities for PFD-4 are aimed at surpassing the training of competitive specialists, carrying out multidisciplinary scientific research, development, commercialization, and the transfer of innovative technology at an international level for high technology industries as information communication technology, and also other branches of the national economy industries in the national economy based on integrating education, science and industry in the following priority fields:


  • Information technology, IT and computational technological equipment, information systems and technologies, etc.
  • Applied mathematics, systems analysis, automation, management and IT in technological systems; information-measurement and management systems, intelligent systems, etc.;
  • Mathematics and software engineering of computers, systems and computer networks, computational distribution, grid technology, telecommunications, physics and technical equipment for optical links, communication links with mobile objects etc.


         The main scientific problems which the National Research University will focus on as part of PFD-4 will be associated with the research and development of:


  • Systems and applied programming for automated systems, information measurement systems and management systems;
  • Technology for supporting life cycle production and software engineering;
  • Technologies for integrating IT systems;
  • Technology for data processing on computers synthesized using network connections in grid-systems;
  • Systems and methods for researching, optimizing and automating parallel computation and data processing, methods for asynchronous computation;
  • Establishing IT systems for different purposes;
  • Technical equipment and systems for highly accurate navigation;
  • Intelligent systems for mobile objects – ground-based, marine surface based, underwater, aerial and cosmic based;
  • Applications based on CALS-technology for managing chain deliveries and logistical production;
  • Technologies for distributing computational equipment, algorithms and software development for applied problems with high complexity;
  • Computational systems for increased computational capacity using non-standard approaches for managing computational processes;
  • Technology for IT security, protecting system communications;
  • Informational, information-measurement and management systems and other promising problems.

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