09.03.01 Informatics and computer engineering

Future specialists who selected this particular area are trained in the design, development and operation of information and control systems for various purposes. Students get in-depth knowledge in the field of special-purpose software development, design of information systems and real-time databases, computer systems, servers and network support, cyber physical systems and cloud technologies. Students also acquire skills in implementing innovative projects for large enterprises and start-ups for private businesses. This is one of the most practice-oriented undergraduate programs in information technology, including the acquisition of practical skills in the design, development, maintenance and operation of computers and automated systems.

Level of education:
Bachelor's degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Venue of training:
Moscow
Entrance exams:
— Mathematics (major)
— Russian language
— Informatics and ICT \ Physics
Programs, specializations:
Engineering of applied computer systems

Area of specialization description: The core principle of the educational program is the integrated and coordinated use of both systemic and architectural approaches. Specialists are trained to create diverse engineering systems and able to manage their life cycles. Graduates who successfully complete the program will become engineers capable of applying in practice advanced methods and technologies of systems and software engineering, project management, engineering and requirements management, configuration management, verification and validation, and systems lifecycle management. Graduates will be able to work in teams engaged in creation of software and algorithmic support for computer systems; they will develop engineering requirements for systems, design and operation of digital production, information support for the life cycle of complex engineering products, and ensure functional safety of systems.

Alumni can be employed as
  • systems analysts
  • system architects
  • C / C ++ / C # / Java / Python programmers
  • functional safety engineers
  • specialists in automated production control systems
Program subjects
  • Systems theory and systems analysis
  • Theory and technology of programming
  • System modeling
  • Fundamentals of systems and software engineering
  • Engineering requirements
  • Models and methods of decision making
  • Theoretical basis for collecting and obtaining information
  • Engineering project management
  • Verification and validation of system solutions
  • Configuration management
  • Systems architecture
Graduating department: Department of Systems Engineering
Information and control systems and technologies of aerospace engineering
Brief description of the area of specialization. Specialists are trained in the design and research of computer automatic control systems and information and control systems for various purposes. Students get to know control theory, computer processing of information and various applications for automatic control and management of objects of aviation and space technology, various autonomous/automated ground objects, including special purpose objects. They also study the design of on-board microprocessor control systems, the design of on-board computer networks and systems, their software and algorithmic support, the design of embedded computer control systems for cyber-physical systems. The specialized area of training is one of the most practice-oriented ones and is implemented in close cooperation with the leading enterprises of the aerospace industry.
Alumni can be employed as
  • engineers-mathematicians
  • engineers-designers and circuit engineers
  • software engineers of microprocessor control systems
  • software engineers
Program subjects
  • Analytical design of control systems
  • Onboard aerospace information processing and control systems
  • Onboard sources of primary information
  • Computing devices of control systems
  • Dynamics of mobile control objects
  • Mathematical foundations of systems theory
  • Simulation of control systems
  • Neural fuzzy control in technical systems
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Programming logic integrated circuits
  • Programming of microprocessor control systems
  • Software systems for modeling control systems
  • Design of control systems
  • Systems of navigation and control of a mobile object
  • Real time control systems
  • Automatic control theory
  • Theory of information transmission
  • Technical means of automation and control
  • Digital signal processing
  • Digital control systems
  • Electromechanical and mechatronic systems
Graduating department: Automatic Systems
Cyber-physical systems

In this area of specialization, the program provides that specialists are trained in the development and creation of software for intelligent control systems for the hardware of the industrial Internet of things. This is the programming of microprocessors, transmission channels and multi-criteria information processing, cloud computing, and big data processing. The object of study is the algorithms and programs for intelligent group control of complex dynamic objects. The human-machine interface is implemented on the basis of new information technologies.

Educational and research laboratories of the department are equipped with up-to-date equipment and software. The department has four laboratories that are part of the Industry 4.0 Digital robotic production training center. The laboratories are equipped with industrial control systems, robots, means of sensing and modeling. Research and development work is carried out at a test site equipped with mobile robots and multi-copters with intelligent control systems. Control systems for mobile objects with visual sensing are studied in the mobile robots laboratory. 

Alumni can be employed as
  • developers of software and algorithmic tools for intelligent control systems
  • developers of complexes for virtual modeling of complex objects
  • developers of microprocessor control systems and information processing
  • developers of hardware and software for wireless systems
  • researchers in the field of intelligent control systems and information processing
  • lecturers in the field of computer science, modeling and management
  • system integrators of the internet of things
Program subjects
  • Automatic control theory
  • Microprocessor technology in mechatronics and robotics
  • Software for mechatronic and robotic systems
  • Object-oriented programming in technical systems
  • Information elements of robotic systems
  • Artificial intelligence methods
  • Intelligent control systems and drives of autonomous robots
  • Communication means in control systems of autonomous robots
  • Control of intelligent robots and robotic systems
  • Navigation systems for autonomous robots
  • Virtual modeling and design of autonomous robots
  • Hardware support for control systems of robots and robotic complexes
  • Simulation of robots and robotic systems
  • Technologies for remote control of autonomous robots
  • Autonomous multi-agent robotic systems
  • Group control of robots
  • Basics of designing control systems for autonomous robots
Graduating department: Management Problems
Industrial informatics
As part of this program, specialists are trained in the field of automation of technological and production processes for a wide range of industrial enterprises. Students study information systems and technologies that ensure the functioning of a modern enterprise, as well as industrial computer hardware and software used in industrial information systems. Future specialists have access to modern educational laboratories equipped with PLCs manufactured by Siemens – S7-1500, OMRON – CJ1M, CJ1H, NJ301, B&RX20, Symanitron and Cisco industrial network equipment, ABB industrial robots and other modern equipment of Russian and foreign production. Graduates of this educational program will be ready for the digital transformation of manufacturing enterprises in conformity with the Industry 4.0 concept.
Alumni can be employed as
  • ACS TP engineers programmers
  • engineers-programmers of microprocessor systems
  • C / C ++ / C # / Java / Python programmers
  • systems architects / IT architects
  • systems analysts
Program subjects
  • Theory of finite automata
  • Digital production
  • Electronics of automation and control systems
  • Automatic programming of control systems
  • Computing systems of real time
  • Digital control systems
  • Design of information and control systems
  • Design of interfaces of control systems
  • Development of information management systems
  • Simulation of automated systems
  • Industrial information and measurement systems
  • Cyber-physical systems in production
  • Technical means of automation and control
  • Industrial Internet
Graduating department: Department of Industrial Informatics