The history of department begins in 1934 due to opening Mining and smelting institute there was organized department of "high mathematics and theoretical mechanics".
The first head of department in 1934-1935 was Volovik V.I. Then in 1935 it was Ermek Alimkhan graduate of the Tomsk polytechnical institute. In 1937-1941 and 1943-1952 the department was headed by docent Starkov N. S.
In 1941-43 de...