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Department of computer engineering

“The Computer Engineering” Chair was established in 2003, its first name was then the Department of computer technology and information security. In 2007 two departments became separate: “Computer Engineering” and “Information Security”. The first chairperson was A. A. Skopa PhD., but from 2010 the Department was headed by Prof. D. A. Zaitsev, and from 2011 it has been managed by V. I. Gura, PhD.

Гура Владимир Игоревич

The department has gone through a long way of development of computer hardware and software, from desktop processor-based i286, to modern high-performance computerized systems and servers.
The department today consists of: Prof. S. A. Mikhaylov, PhD in Technology, Dr. D. A. Zaitsev, and his colleagues. Among the teachers of the Department there is a senior member of IEEE (90628551), a member of the ACM (6127051), a member of GI FG 0.0.1: Petri nets and Related System Models, Bonn.
The graduates of the Department are working at modern Ukrainian enterprises, namely: “Ukrtelecom”, “Odessagaz”, “Southern Regional Power Networks”, “Lukoil-Odessa Refinery,” and in many state agencies. They are also in demand in certain commercial firms that develop and operate modern software products, computer systems and telecommunication network (Ukr-Soft, Іnfomir, Velton-Telecom, Kyivstar, MTS, Beeline, ICN, TeNet).
The department has close scientific links with many high-tech enterprises of Ukraine and other countries involved in the implementation of real projects in the field of computer technology and telecommunication systems, power and other industries. Teachers and students of the department are trained on probation at universities in Russia, Switzerland and China.
In teaching the students in specialty “Information Security” Dr. S. A. Mikhailov and Prof. A. I. Rybak are engaged on a regular basis. In addition, the implementation of the curriculum is provided by the staff of the Department of Information Security who are highly qualified lecturers.
An important part of ensuring a high professional level of lecturers is their probation training in the core businesses such as “Ukrtelecom” and “South West Information Security Agency”.
In the broad spectrum of scientific and research work a particularly notable event was the scientific workshop on the technical protection of information and built-in integrated systems of information protection in automatic systems of class 2, which was held in March, 2010, in cooperation with the “South West Information Security Agency” and with the governmental Office of the State Service for Special Communication and Information Protection in the Odessa region. In recent years, lecturers of the Department have participated in the All-Ukrainian research and practical conference named “The conditions and improvement of security in information and telecommunication systems”.
The research work in the Department of Information Security lies in the sphere of information security and protection of information on special subjects of research (coded “Safety-01 P” and “Safety-05 P”), approved by a special decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine № 01086, dated: December 25, 2005.