Currently, the department is headed by Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), a member of the Tunnel Association of Russia (TAP), a member of the Russian Society for Soil Mechanics, Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering (ROMGGiF), a member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and geotechnical construction (ISSMGE) Chunyuk Dmitry Yuryevich. The staff of the department are members of the Russian Society for Soil Mechanics, Geotechnics and Foundation Engineering (ROMGGiF), the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), and the Tunnel Association of Russia (TAR). Ter-Martirosyan Z.G., Znamensky V.V., Konyukhov DS, Zertsalov MG, Nikiforova N.S., Chunyuk D.Yu. They are members of the City Expert Advisory Commission on the grounds, foundations and underground structures under the Government of Moscow. On the basis of the Department of the IGY, chaired by prof. Doctor of Technical Sciences Z.G. Ter-Martirosyan organized and operates a specialized council for the defense of doctoral and master’s theses in the following specialties: 05.23.02 - “Foundations and Foundations, Underground Structures”; 25.00.20 - "Geomechanics and rock destruction". In the postgraduate department of the department 22 graduate students are trained, including 4 foreign citizens. 120 masters are currently studying in the magistracy of the department.