Institute for Information Transmission Problems
The Institute for Information Transmission Problems established in 1961 (in November 2004 the Institute was named after A. Kharkevich) is part of the nanotechnology and information technology department of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The main purpose of the Institute is to perform basic research and applied developments regarding problems in information transmission, distribution, processing and control in engineering and living systems.
The main scientific activities of the Institute are following:
the theory of information transmission and protection;
the mathematical theory of information and control, multi-component random systems;
information and communication technologies and their application in complex systems and networks;
information processes in living systems, and bioinformatics;
The Institute has united scientists from different fields and is able to conduct basic and applied research almost in all areas related to the information transmission problems in technical, social and living systems. Particularly it allows the Institute to conduct multidisciplinary researches, combining the expertise of mathematicians, biologists and linguists.
The Institute has formed a strong team of highly qualified scientists: mathematicians, physicists, biologists, engineers and linguists - who collaboratively perform basic researches on a wide range of scientific problems.
Though currently the Institute numbers about 300 researchers (half of them - young researches up to 40), the results of its scientific activity are very important and highly regarded in our country and abroad.
The Institute includes four academicians, two corresponding members of RAS, 75 PhDs and 150 candidates of sciences. Three members of the Institute were awarded the Fields medal, the highest prize in mathematics.