Department of higher mathematics, St. Petersburg state polytechnic university. History and the present


The article outlines the main stages of formation and development of chair of higher mathematics - one of the largest departments universities of Russia. Much attention is paid to the history of development of the Polytechnic Institute, an integral part of of which since its foundation is the Chair of Higher Mathematics. Along with the story much attention is paid to modern state of mathematics education at the Polytechnic University, as well as the challenges facing the staff of the department at the moment.