|The department was founded in 1967.
It was the MIPT rector academican O.M.Belotserkovsky who become the department founder and its first chief in 1967-1987. Chief assistants: 1967-1971 - K.M. Magomedov; 1971-1987 - A.S.Kholodov (from 1987 he became the department chief).
Department chief - Kholodov Aleksandr Sergeevich, corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Science, Doctor of Science, director assistant of ICAD RAS.
Chief assistance: V.B.Pirogov, A.V.Evdokimov.