Main scientific directions

Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

  1.  Molecular mechanisms of organisms’ adaptation to environmental stresses;
  2.  Mechanisms of action of xenobiotics;
  3. Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells;
  4.  Developmental biochemistry;
  5.  Signal transduction, growth control and cell cycle;
  6.  Nonenzymatic processes in vivo (free radical oxidation and glycation)
  7. Molecular mechanisms of aging and anti-aging interventions;
  8. Nutrition and regulation of metabolism;
  9. Molecular mechanisms of metabolic and other disturbances or pathologies.

Department of Materials Science and New Technologies

  1. Mechanics. Optics;
  2. Physics and chemistry of  surface;
  3. Spectral study of solids;
  4. Fundamentals of Optoelectronics;
  5. Materials of electronic equipment;
  6. Diffraction methods for the investigation of solids;
  7. Physical methods of research;
  8. Biophysics;
  9. Basics of crystallography;
  10. Physics of nanomaterials.

Department of Physics and Chemistry of Solids

  1. Nanosystems  based on semiconductor materials of the chalcogenides of metals of ІІ and ІV subgroups;
  2. Dynamical and kinetic properties in low-dimensional semiconductor systems;
  3. Quasichemical description of point defects in II-VI and IV-VI compounds;
  4. Carrier scattering and thermoelectric properties optimization in thin films based on lead chalcogenides;
  5. Point defects, structure, energy and electrical properties of IV-VI compounds;
  6. Thermoelectric properties of bulk and thin film based on IV-VI compounds;
  7.  Photovoltaic properties of thin films heterosystems (based of II-VI materials).

Department of chemistry

  1. Photoactive nanoheterostructures based on titanium dioxide (Prof I. Myroniuk, Assoc. Prof. I. Mykytyn);
  2. Chemistry and technology of synthesis and study of the properties of urea-formaldehyde foams for thermal insulation materials (Prof. S. Kurta);
  3. Environmentally friendly technology and equipment for the utilisation, processing and recycling of waste – polymer-containing waste paper for thermal insulation materials (prof. S. Kurta);
  4. Magnetic hybrid metal oxide catalysts for water purification (Assoc. Prof. O. Shyychuk);
  5. Establishment of a soil analysis laboratory for monitoring and assessment of soil fertility of Ivano-Frankivsk ATC (Assoc. Prof. O. Khatsevych);
  6. New approaches to the use of magnesium chloride of natural and man-made origin (potash production waste) (Assoc. Prof. O. Khatsevych);
  7. Investigation of the properties of nanocomposites based on urea-formaldehyde resin (Assoc. Prof. S. Fedorchenko);
  8. in 2020-2022, the research project “New photocatalytic systems based on heteronanostructured titanium dioxide” (Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, UAH 550 000) was carried out – headed by Prof. I. Myroniuk;
  9. in 2021-2023, the research project “Engineering of metal oxide catalysts with the function of activity regulation for hydroxoradical water disinfection” (Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, UAH 920 000) is being implemented – headed by Associate Professor T. Tatarchuk.

Department of Biology and Ecology

  1. Botany (floristics, phytocenology,  population biology of plants, phytomorphology, dendrology);
  2. Zoology (entomology, population biology of animals);
  3. Ecology (protected area, ecosystems, bioindication);
  4. Cytogenetics and plant physiology;
  5. Scientific research is devoted to the study of biota and ecological condition of natural and anthropogenically disturbed territories of the Ukrainian Carpathians, Precarpathians, Opillya and Pokuttya.

Department of Mathematical and Functional Analysis

  1. Analytic mappings of Banach spaces, algebras of analytic functions on Banach spaces;
  2. Random processes (diffusive, stable), potential theory for pseudo-differential equations, applied statistical analysis;
  3. Analytical theory of continuous and branched chain fractions and their application;
  4. Functional calculus in the classes of polynomial distributions and analytical functions;
  5. Systems of Kolmogorov type in Lp;
  6. Functional calculus for generators of strongly continuous multisemigroups of operators in convolutional algebras of generalized functions and ultradistributions;
  7. Linearization of nonlinear mappings on topological vector spaces;
  8. Theorems on the normal marginal distribution of the number of false solutions of the system of nonlinear random equations in the field GF(2);
  9. Block-symmetric analytic functions of limited type on banana spaces;
  10. Spectral theory of generalized Hermitian Jacobian operators;
  11. Analysis on spectra of algebras of analytic and smooth functions in Banach space.