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Main areas of research

Mathematics. Differential and integral equations of mathematical models in natural sciences. Mathematical analysis. Ordinary differential equations. Algebra and theory of numbers. Geometry and topology. Equations of mathematical physics. Theory of functions. Mathematical cybernetics.

Applied mathematics. Mathematical modelling. Theory of oscillations and nonlinear dynamics. Control theory, optimum and adaptive control. Identification, classification and recognition of images. Models and methods of decision making, optimisation, search methods of optimisation. Discrete mathematics and mathematical cybernetics. Probabilistic models of management and decision-making processes. Expert systems, databases, bases of knowledge. Computer science. New information technologies.

Mechanics of deformable solids. Equations of state, mathematical modelling of processes of deformation, accumulation of damage and failure of materials and structural elements. Development of mathematical models and research into service life, dynamics, stability, transient and emergency processes and diagnostics of installations of new equipment. Optimisation of deformable systems.

Radiophysics and electronics. Physical electronics and quantum electronics. Superconductivity. Electrodynamics and plasma physics. Electrodynamics and plasma physics. Physics of oscillations and wave processes. Quantum radio physics and laser physics. Astrophysics, radio astronomy, ionosphere physics and wave propagation. Radiophysical methods in medicine and ecology. Physics of modern radioelectronic technologies. Radiophysical measurements. Statistical radio physics and signal processing. Physics of optical phenomena, radio optics and golography. Information systems and technologies, information security

Physics of solids.
Physical electronics, physics of semiconductors. Physical materials science. Solid-state electronics, micro- and nanoelectronics. Technology of semiconductors and epitaxial semiconductive structures. Mathematical modelling in physical research. Radiation physics. Theoretical physics.

Inorganic chemistry. Chemistry of high purity substances. Physical chemistry and technology of inorganic substances. Analytical chemistry. Physical methods of analysis and research of substances. Radiochemistry and chemistry of radioactive compounds. Chemical kinetics and catalysis. Chemical thermodynamics. Solid-state chemistry.

Chemistry of organoelemental compounds. Application of organoelemental compounds for producing catalysts and initiating systems, coatings, polymers, organic and inorganic materials with a controlled set of properties. Polymer chemistry. Photochemistry. Oil chemistry.

Research in the processes of regulation and control of biosystems with the purpose of a more intensive and rational use of biological resources, ensuring environmental safety, promoting human health.

Sociology. Sociology of culture, education and science. Socio-political processes, organization and management. Social structure, social institutions and processes. Ontology and cognition theory. Social philosophy.

Economics. Economic and social problems of the development of market relations. Economics and management of the economy (industry). Economic theory. Accounting and statistics. Finance and credit.

Psychological problems of organization of man's behaviour and activity. Mechanisms of psychological adaptation.

Problems of development and functioning of the Russian language.
Linguistic terminology and terminography. Research in the grammatical buildup of the Old Russian and Russian languages.

Laws of development of the world literature. Literary ties and traditions. Typology of artistic thinking and problems of poetics.

Law. Theory and history of law and state; history of legal doctrines. Constitutional, administrative and municipal law, criminal law and criminal procedure.

Universal and Russian history. Methods of historical research. Culturology. Museology. Historical archival studies. Archaeology. Local area studies. History of international relations and foreign policy. Political science; political institutions, ethnopolitical conflict studies, national and political processes and technologies. Political problems of international relations and global development.

Physical culture and sports. Development of means and methods for promoting population's health. Stepping up the adaptive functions of human organism. Social and psychological aspects of physical culture and sports. Management in physical culture and sports.

Lobachevsky University sees its mission in preserving and strengthening the role of UNN as one of the leading institutions of Russian higher education. Large research institutes have formed within the University, which ensure the concentration of research efforts in breakthrough areas. UNN is the center of integration of the educational, scientific and cultural life of the region, scientific schools of Lobachevsky University have international recognition