Department of software tools
The department of software tools was created in 2002 by separating from the department of design and production technology of radio.
From the beginning the department is headed by a Ph.D., docent Prytula AV, who has wide experience of scientific and educational activities at the university and the practical work in industrial enterprises of the region.
The department prepares students for the two fields of "Computer Science". Specialty "software computer systems" was founded in 1991. In 2004, the department opened a new specialization "information technology design".
The main scientific directions of the department are intelligent decision support systems, mathematical modeling.
The Department has scientific connections with leading researchers and universities of Ukraine (Kiev, Kharkov, Lviv, Donetsk, Odessa, Dnepropetrovsk) and CIS (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk), professionals and industrial units of the region. On the basis of JSC "Motor Sich" a branch of the department of software tools is created? which makes a joint research work and classes with the students.
Students of the department practice, and graduates are employed in the leading industrial enterprises of the region (JSC "Motor Sich", ZMKB "Progress", JSC "ZAZ", JSC "Zaporizhstal", CB "Iskra", JSC "Radiopribor", JSC "Hartron).