“Photonics and Optical Information Technologies”

Program “Photonics and Optoinformatics”


Training of highly-qualified specialists in optical information systems; optical and quantum computation systems; holographic systems of information transformation and display; optical and quantum technologies of information ultrafast transmission and recording.

The Master’s degree program basis:

The program has been designed and carried out at the Laser Physics Department (#37) of NRNU MEPhI Institute for Laser and Plasma Technologies.

The education basis:

A range of basic and specialized unique courses required for training modern specialists in optical information technologies, those with excellent knowledge of optics, mathematics and computer science

Scientific interests of a student are taken into account and complemented by a wide range of courses and thesis themes to choose from and a big number of workshop hours

Modern experimental equipment in educational and scientific laboratories, modern specialized software

Lectures and workshops are given by the leading Russian specialists in photonics and optical information technologies

The program advantages:

Photonics and optoinformatics represent a brand new and rapidly developing branch of science and engineering. Its specialists may become successful engineers, scientists, and businesspeople.

A possibility of starting career by performing contracts and grants.

As a part of the international program WorldSkills, students enjoy an opportunity to operate laser technological facilities based on high-power fiber lasers and pass a professional examination.

A possibility of internship abroad as a part of students exchange program.