The date of foundation:
The Department of Computational Mathematics was established in 1957. Its first head was Pr. Vladimir Ivanovich Krylov – academician, honoured scientists of USSR. Now the department is headed by Dr. Pavel Alekseevich Mandrik. The academic staff of the department consists of two Professors, nine Associate Professors and three Assistant Lecturers.
The department qualifies students in the "Mathematics modeling" and "Numerical methods" specializations of "Applied mathematics" specialty.
Staff: 2 Professors, 9 Associate Professors, 1 Senior Lecturer, 3 Assistants (including 2 Doctors of Sciences, 12 Candidates of Sciences)
Chair: Pavel A. MANDRIK  Associate Professor, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
Contact Information:
Belarus, 220030, Minsk,
4 Nezavisimosti Ave., room 310 of the main building
Tel. (+37517)2095532, 2095063
Email: mmad@bsu.by
The department conducts research and teaching in the following areas of computational science:

Construction and analysis of numerical methods for differential equations

Numerical methods for problems of hydrodynamics, heat conduction and exchange
The department professes the following educational courses.
General educational courses:

Computational methods of linear algebra

Methods of numerical analysis

Numerical methods of mathematical physics
Special courses:

Stepwise methods of numerical solution of ordinary differential equations

Introduction to numerical solution of initial value problems

Numerical methods with advanced properties of consistency between differential and difference problems

Solution of discrete problems by Fourier method

Numerical methods for stiff systems

Difference schemes for heat conduction problems

Difference schemes for nonlinear heat conduction problems

Applied wavelet analysis

Numerical solution of elliptic problems by Galerkin method

Splines in computational mathematics

Numerical methods for free boundary problems

Mathematical modeling and numerical experiment

Numerical methods of hydrodynamics

Mathematical modeling of equilibrium capillary surfaces

Explicit Runge–Kutta methods with extended stability domains

Solution of polarization equations system

Numerical experiment in physics
The list of typical term paper topics:

Differential residual methods for initial value problems

Multistage computational algorithms for numerical solution of initial value problems

A method of computational mesh construction based on differential equations solving

Iterative difference schemes for nonlinear heat conductivity problems

Spline method for numerical modeling of shape of the equilibrium capillary surface

Numerical modeling of nonlinear transfer

A study of ordinary differential equations approximation methods

Group properties of differential and difference equations

Numerical methods for initial value problems which conserve the problem’s transformation group

Numerical algorithms for initial value problems based on the steadying principle

Numerical modeling of convection in square cavity

The development of Sun’s internal structure model

Numerical analysis of shape of the magnetic fluid free surface in the toroidal magnetic field

The computation of equilibrium surface shape for the flat layer of magnetic fluid

Comparative analysis of iterative methods for implicit methods implementation of the method of characteristics.
The list of typical graduate paper topics:

Numerical solution of stiff systems using the differential residual principle

Spectrally consistent computation of the matrix exponential function

Numerical modeling of convection in porous media

Numerical modeling of flow in a cavity

Multistep difference schemes for the method of characteristics for hyperbolic systems

Construction and numerical implementation of implicit difference schemes for the method of characteristics

Hybrid algorithm of finite and boundary elements for nonlinear magnetostatics problem

Numerical modeling of the magnetic fluid equilibrium shapes subject to diffusuion of ferromagnetic particles

Numerical analysis of stability of a fluid in cylindrical capillary

Numerical analysis of boundary layer influence on the admixture sedimentation

Compound curves and splines

The analysis of multilayer schemes for the fourth order ODE describing the equilibrium of spring beam

The analysis of ways to improve the consistency of difference schemes

Variational difference schemes with specific basis functions

Special collocation methods for the second order ODEs