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About the institute

The Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (IDSTU SB RAS)

was established in November, 1980 as the Irkutsk Computing Center of the Siberian Branch of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Former directors: 1980–1991 — Academician of RAS, V.M. Matrosov, State Prize Winner, 1991–2006 — Academician of RAS, S.N. Vassilyev, State Prize Winner.

Principal research areas of the institute:

  • Theory and methods of qualitative investigation into evolution equations and dynamic systems, with applications;
  • Qualitative control theory and methods of control with applications;
  • Methods of the mathematical physics in  field theory, gas- and plasma-dynamics tasks;
  • Theory, algorithms and computing technologies focused on optimisation and operations research;
  •  Theoretical foundations  and technologies of distributed and high-performance computing systems organisation;
  •  Theoretical foundations  and technologies of the  information and telecommunication structures organisation;
  • Methods, technologies and services of establishing informational and analytical, geo-informational, software-hardware systems in different subject fields (including supporting complex interdisciplinary scientific researches).


Integrated information-computing network of Irkutsk scientific-educational complex, Supercomputer center for shared use.


total number — 132, number of scientists — 78, including 1 full and 1 corresponding members of RAS, 22 doctors of science, and 50 Ph.D.s. The institute also has 11 Ph.D. students.


during the last 5 years the researchers of the institute published 14 monographs, 309 research articles in Russian journals, 77 research articles in international journals, 260 notes in proceedings of international conferences; in addition, 36 protection of intellectual property rights certificates were obtained.


the results of research and developments were introduced in the leading aviation and aerospace scientific and industrial associations, in the Irkutsk region administration, and in the administration of Irkutsk city.

Collaboration with institutions of higher education:

Scientific educational center, founded jointly with Irkutsk State University, including three principal chairs: Problems of control and informatics, Systems theory, Information technologies.


USSR State Prize — 1 (5 recipients), Prizes of the USSR Council of Ministers State Commission — 3 (18 recipients), Prize of the governor of Irkutsk region — 1 (5 recipients).


government awards — 6 recipients, medal of the USSR Space Federation (Russia) — 26 recipients, medal of the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy of USSR — 6 recipients.

Министерство науки и высшего образования Российской Федерации Российская академия наук (РАН) Сибирское отделение Российской академии наук (СО РАН) Отделение нанотехнологий и информационных технологий РАН (ОНИТ РАН) Иркутский филиал СО РАН (ИрФ СО РАН) Иркутский государственный университет (ИГУ) Иркутский национальный исследовательский технический университет (ИрНИТУ) Российский научный фонд Российский фонд фундаментальных исследований Институт систем энергетики им. Л.А. Мелентьева (ИСЭМ СО РАН)
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