**Head of Department:** Professor, D.Sc. in Physics and Mathematics – Gennadi I. Mikhasev

**Department staff:** 2 Professors, 3 Associate Professors

### Specialization:

- Biomechanics

### The main disciplines of specialization:

- Theory of elasticity;
- Physics;
- Basics of information technologies;
- Introduction to biomechanics;
- Basics of nanomechanics;
- Biomechanical model of human sensory systems;
- Biomechanics of locomotor system;
- Methods of mechanics in micro- and nanotechnologies;
- Contact mechanics;
- Digital processing of bio- and nanoscale signal and image;
- Computer mechanics;
- Physics and mathematics background of Finite Element Method;
- Oscillation theory and stability of thin shells;
- Asymptotic methods in mechanics;
- Hierarchicalfracture mechanics;
- Statistical mechanics and chaos;
- Man as a system.

### Scientific directions of the department:

- Biomechanics;
- Nanomechanics;
- Solid mechanics;
- Numerical methods in mechanics, Finite element method;
- Computational mechanics;
- Information-measuring systems.