The Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics of St.Petersburg University together with its scientific partitions: the Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, the Computing Center, the IT Research Institute, the Astronomical Institute - is one of foremost scholastic and scientific centers in Russia. It draws the most serious and able entrants being care for mathematics and gives to them the first-class education. |

### Mathematics & Mechanics Faculty

#### List of Departments

Mathematics & Mechanics Faculty has 23 Departments with the following main scientific orientation and 1 Inter-Faculty Department (General Mathematics & Informatics):

- Mathematical Analysis - functional analysis, constructive theory of function, linear and complex analysis;
- High Algebra and Numbers Theory - number theory, group theory, algebraic K theory, Galois theory;
- High Geometry - algebraic and geometric topology, topology of real and complex manifolds, Rimann geometry;
- Differential Equations - stability theory, theory of smooth dynamic systems, qualitative theory;
- Mathematical Physics - nonlinear partial differential equations, spectral theory of differential operations as methods;
- Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics- limit theorems, stochastic processes, mathematical statistics;

**Mathematics**

- Computational Mathematics- numerical methods of solutions of differential and integral equations, theory of approximations;
- Operations Research - discrete, linear and nonlinear programming theory of optimal control, differential combinatorical theory problems;
- Statistical Modelling - simulation modelling and statistical simulation, applied statistics, theory of optimization and design of experiment;
- Theoretical Cybernetics - theory of learning and identification systems, robototechniques, automate theory;
- Applied Cybernetics - control and circuits, applied theory of dynamic system, stability theory, dimension theory.

**Applied Mathematics**

- Computer Science - computer languages and methods of translator constructions, artificial intellect languages and expert systems;
- Software Engineering - software technologies, software design and automated systems;
- Parallel Algorithms- parallel algorithms, wavelets.
- Analitical information Systems - models and techniques for information storage, retrieval, processing, and analytics.

**Computer Science**

- Theory and Applied Mechanics - theory of vibrations of mechanic systems and solids, vibrations under stochastic forces, theory of automatic control and regulation, robototechniques;
- Hydroaeromechanics- gas dynamics and theory of shock waves, theory of carrier surfaces, airodynamics of rarefied gases;
- Hydroelasticity- dynamics of elastic shells in continuous medium;
- Elasticity Department - problems of material strength and fracture, crack theory, problems of mechanics of Solids;
- Physical Mechanics- physical principles of mechanics of Solids, Fluids and Gases, dynamics of plasma, biophysics;

**Mechanics**

- Astronomy- space astronomy, radio astronomy;
- Astrophysics- theoretical astrophysics, observer astrophysics, radio astrophysics;
- Celestial Mechanics- gravitational field of celestial body, the evolution of the solar systems, stellar astronomy, the evolution of the systems three stars;

**Astronomy**

**General Mathematics & Informatics **- mathematical cources for non-mathematics specialities.