The department comprises 41 full-time faculty members whose
interests span many areas in pure and applied mathematics,
and in theoretical and applied computer science. The main
areas of research in mathematics include logic, topology,
algebra, operator theory, system theory, probability,
statistics, ergodic theory, differential equations,
operations research and mathematics education. In computer
science, the areas of research include operating systems,
artificial intelligence, data bases, image processing, and
The department provides programs leading to B.Sc., M.Sc.
and Ph.D. degrees within the Faculty of Natural Sciences.
The department is also responsible for the mathematical
education of the students in engineering, liberal arts and
natural sciences. There is a well-equipped computer science
laboratory, which is used extensively both in research and
teaching. The department is also responsible for teaching
computer programming to all the students in engineering,
natural sciences, and economics, and uses modern
laboratories provided by the computer center.