Department scientists have discovered a number of new phenomena in the chemical science, created various new substances and materials, developed new methods and technologies for processing hydrocarbon and mineral raw materials. The following discoveries have been recognised by the International Association of Authors of Scientific Discoveries:
At the domestic level, the department cooperates with the Scientific Research Institute of Combustion Issues, Scientific Research Institute of Chemical Sciences, and Scientific Research Institute of Organic Catalysis and Electrochemistry.
The department promotes international cooperation with the leading universities and scientific centres of the United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, China, South Korea and other countries.
Scientific research is carried out under grants of NATO, INTAS, UNESCO, INCO-Copernicus, ISTC and other organisations and programs in partnership with scientists from Russia, Poland, the United States, Japan, China, Korea, Turkey, Pakistan, Italy and other countries.
In addition to joint scientific projects, the department and its partners are involved in exchanges of guest lecturers and organisation of joint international conferences, symposia, congresses, and training activities.
The International conferences of a high level with participation of huge quantity of scientists from near and far foreign countries are on a regular basis spent at the department:
The international scientific journals included in the list of periodicals, recommended by Committee under the control over sphere of education and science for competitors on chemical sciences are issued at the department: