In 1937 corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR Professor N. Morgulis founded the chair of physical electronics of the physics faculty. Later, in 1952 on the basis of this chair, the faculty of radio physics, electronics and computer systems (FREX) was opened (faculty of radio physics until 2014). I.Deriugin was the first dean of the faculty. The faculty has formed such scientific schools as physical electronics and surface physics, headed by academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine M. Nakhodkin; radio physics and functional electronics, headed by Professor H. Melkoviy; semiconductor physics, headed by academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine O.Tretyak. Among scientists, who worked on the faculty at different times were a full member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Professor V. Lashkaryov (one of its founders) and corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Professor I. Kondilenko.
7 research laboratories and departments and 8 chairs:
- mathematics and theoretical radiophysics;
- physical electronics;
- quantum radiophysics;
- computer engineering;
- nanophysics and nanoelectronics;
- medical radiophysics;
- radio technics and radio electronic systems.
There is a specialized academic council on thesis defence at the faculty. There are 2 academics, 4 correspondent members, 29 professors, 27 associate professors, 25 assistants, 24 researchers; 768 students, 47 post-graduate students, and 3 doctoral students.
Details of the educational programs of the faculty are described in the section «For entrance».
Faculty of radio physics, electronics and computer systems (FREX) maintain scientific contacts with universities and scientific institutions of the USA, Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Taiwan, Korea, Spain, Italy, etc.
The scope of activity of graduates: institutions of the NAS of Ukraine (institutes of physics, physics of semiconductors, metal physics, nuclear research, physiology); branch institutes and design offices; state and private enterprises.