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

**Department staff:** 2 Professors, 2 Associate Professors, 1 Senior lecturer

**Specialization:** biomechanics.

### The main disciplines of specialization:

- Theory of elasticity;
- Physics;
- Basics of information technologies;
- Introduction to biomechanics;
- Basics of nanomechanics;
- Biomechanical models 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 basics of finite element method;
- Theory of vibration and stability of thin shells;
- Asymptotic techniques in mechanics;
- Hierarchical fracture mechanics;
- Statistical mechanics and chaos;
- Human as a system.

### Scientific directions of the department:

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