The Department conducts scientific research in the following fields:
- scientific, methodological and theoretical foundations of technical operation of buildings and structures;
- innovative technological and organizational solutions for repair and construction works;
- reconstruction and overhaul of buildings and structures, renovation of urban buildings.
Graduate students of the Department and young scientists take active part in these activities.
The results of research activities are published in Russian and foreign scientific journals, reported at conferences, demonstrated at exhibitions. Associate Professors of the Department of Housing and Utilities Sector A.A. Davidyuk and O.A. Korol are laureates of the 2019 Government Prize of the Russian Federation in Science and Technology by the subject “Integrated system for ensuring the sustainable life cycle of buildings and structures of the South of Russia and the North Caucasus”.
“Safe Operation of Building Structures and Urban Infrastructure Facilities” scientific school was formed at the Department. The leading scientists, D.Eng.Sc., Professors, corresponding members of Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Science E.A. Korol and V.I. Rimshin, D.Eng.Sc., Professor, corresponding member of the Housing Academy of the Russian Federation V.F. Kasyanov, D.Eng.Sc., Professor M.V. Berlinov are among the leaders of the scientific school.