The department was found in 1952. The department prepares for bachelors of electronics, engineers and masters on a speciality "Microelectronics and semi-conductor devices" and also "Physical and biomedical electronics". Speciality "The Microelectronics and semi-conductor devices" has specializations:
- Functional nano- and microelectronics;
- Information microelectronic systems
And speciality "Physycal and biomedical electronics" has specialization
- biomedical sensoric.
The department has modern educational laboratories, computer classes, local computer network, which connected with INTERNET.
In 1994 on the basis of department was created scientific-research institut of applied electronics in which scientific researches in different directions are carried out.
The department is the participant of the European scientific programs and has business relations with many of high schools of the USA and the Western Europe. Graduates of the department work at the enterprises of electronic industry, in scientifically research institutes, in establishments of state management, in commercial structures