General informations

The Department of Algebra was organized in the specialized department of mathematics and mechanics of Physical-mechanical institute NASU in 1970. The head of Department up to 1990 was P.S.Kazimirskii, a well-known specialist in the linear algebra and theory of rings. Since 1990 Doctor V.M. Petrychkovych is the head of Department.

There were 6 theses for a Doctor's degree and 20 theses for a Candidate's degree defended in the Department.

The results of investigations of the Department's staff were published in 9 monographs and in lots of articles and conference materials.


  The main research areas of the Department are:

  • linear algebra, the theory of matrices over rings;
  • the Lie finite-dimensional algebra.