Optics and nanophotonics department was founded in 1960 and accepted a new name in 2006. Its present head is M.K.Salakhov, the president of
Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University.
5 full professors, 5 associate professors and 2 instructors are working at the department today. The department’s lectures and researchers work closely
together with the leading scientists from Russia, USA and Europe.
The department’s faculty