Teaching activities of the Department: The theory of automatic control. Nonlinear and optimal management. The process identification. Mathematical modeling and simulation. Adaptive and robust control. Predictive Control. Computer controlled systems. Management based on fuzzy logic and neural networks. Systems resistant to failures. Process automation. Servo systems. Robotics and flexible manufacturing systems. Ships automation. Protection and alarm systems. Distributed management systems. Intelligent measuring systems. Digital computers and advanced computer concepts. Microcomputers. The work of digital computers in real time. Computer networks. Computer design. Computer languages and operating systems. Design of program support.
Scientific and technical activities of the Department: Research of control algorithms for different processes and objects (processes and installations in the process industry, sequential systems, robots, ships and underwater vehicles). Management of pH processes. Management of heat exchangers. The use of algorithms based on fuzzy logic and neural networks in the management of industrial, energy and transport facilities and processes, servo systems, robots, and in the vessel control. Predictive Control. The process identification, adaptive and robust management in industrial conditions. Automation of discrete event processes. Flexible Manufacturing Systems. Fault detection, isolation and adjustment in power plants and in vessels. Intelligent control resistant to failures. Design and development of communications systems for process automation. Development of embedded computer systems, application-oriented computer architecture, design of microcomputers architecture. The development of hardware description languages in the design of digital systems. Development of design tools by using a computer. Methods for modeling and simulation of computer systems. Encryption methods and their application. The methods for data compression and their hardware implementation. Object-oriented distributed systems. Systems for remote data collection and measurements. Electronic commerce - electronic payment system. Fast rendering and compression.