Nowadays, there are 75 lecturers at the Mechanics and Mathematics Department. 57 of them have higher academic degrees: there are 16 Full Professors, 41 PhD, 1 Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, 2 Honored Science Workers of the RF, 32 Honored Workers of the Higher Professional Education of the RF, 2 Distinguished Professors of Tomsk State University, 2 members of the International Academy of Ecology, Human and Nature Safety and 1 Corresponding Member of the International Informatization Academy among them. Throughout its existence, the department has trained about five thousand specialists in mathematics, mechanics and computer sciences who have been working in all regions of Russia as well as in neighboring and far abroad countries.
Modern computers located in five display rooms connected to the INTERNET network and SKIF Cyberia supercomputer with the peak performance of 62 teraflops are used to prepare bachelor and master students. SKIF Cyberia supercomputer is the most powerful supercomputer in Siberia today. It has 1280 high-throughput processors containing 5304 cores. Dormitory located next door to the main building of Tomsk State University. There is a computer network in it connected with the University network allowing for independent work of students. Mechanics and Mathematics Department graduates successfully work in the Universities of Tomsk, Siberian cities and CIS countries as well as in R&D Institutes and commercial enterprises not only in Russia but also in Europe, USA, Canada and other countries. Members and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, rectors, professors and associate professors, vice-governors, bank executives, specialists of oil and gas complex control systems, R&D Institute members, computer company managers and software engineers are among those who used to study at the Mechanics and Mathematics Department. Edison Denisov, an outstanding modern composer, graduated from the Mechanics and Mathematics Department of Tomsk State University.