​​Department of Fundamentals of Radio Engineering
since 1930

Summary

The department activities is related to the organization of the educational process in areas of radio engineering, of bio-medical and bio-engineering fields and to conducting of fundamental and applied researches

Research areas

  • research and development of the surface acoustic wave-based sensors and resonators;
  • development of methods for processing of biomedical, optical and acoustic signals;
  • development and investigation of the properties of dielectric and metal-dielectric waveguide structures and devices of new types based on them;
  • automation of radio-frequency measurements;
  • digital signal processing with the help of Scilab, Octave, Python and Julia packets.

Recent projects

  • Surface acoustic wave-based vibration sensors
  • Development of multi-channel acquisition system with electrocardiographic signals for mapping of the heart electrical activity on the epicardium surface
  • Development of an algorithm for reconstructing the heart electrical activity on the epicardium surface
  • Simulation of the heart electrical operation using the cellular automata
  • Development of the software and hardware installations for automated ultrasonic monitoring of trunk pipelines
  • Microwave and millimeter-wave dielectric waveguide antenna feed
  • A measuring setup for the monitoring and certification of super-capacitors
  • Development of the hardware-software complex for removing of unwanted objects from the video in real time
  • Smart wireless system for measuring and cloud-based processing of environmental parameters by LoRa-capable smart sensors
  • System of automated remote monitoring of the state of the premises​​
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Features

For the educational process, including student projects, the department has modern measuring instruments from National Instruments, Rohde & Schwarz, digital oscilloscopes, generators, soldering stations, etc. Student projects of the department are aimed at developing of prototypes of portable electronic devices, including medical instruments based on modern single-board computers and PC boards with microcontrollers - Raspberry Pi, Olimex Olinuxino, STM32, AVR / Arduino and alike.

The most current research and educational areas include Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for demands of Industry 4.0 and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), Smart Home, Smart City, Smart Healthcare supported with modern communication technologies such as 4G, Ethernet, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, LoRa, ZigBee, Z-Wave, SigFox and others.

Unique equipment

The research laboratories of the department have the following unique equipment:

  • Technological facilities for fabrication of electronic components based on metallic, dielectric and high temperature superconducting thin films by means of vacuum coating and photolithography;
  • An automated setup for investigation of cryogenic microwave devices;
  • A setup for measurement of SAW device frequency response variations with temperature;
  • An automated measurement setup for investigation of electromagnetic field characteristics in millimeter-wave devices.
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Educational programs

Bachelor course:

11.03.01 Radio Engineering

12.03.04 Biotechnical systems and technologies

Master course:

11.04.01 Radio Engineering

12.04.04 Biotechnical systems and technologies

Specialist course:

11.05.01 Radio-electronic systems and complexes

PhD course:

Radio Engineering (including systems and television devices)

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