Today's scientific activity of department is conducted in directions of development of theoretical principles of creation and introduction of new materials and technological processes of casting production. Fruitful work in this direction was instrumental in creation of scientific school, bases of which were pawned by the Honoured worker of science and technique of UKRAINE,Doctor of Engineering Vashenko K.I. Under the direction of his students today scientific directions work successfully:
Only for the last 20 years over 100 copyright certificates of USSR, 8 patents of Ukraine and 3 Russia, are got, the over 1200 advanced studies, including 52 monographs and brochures, are published, over 70 developments are applied in industry.
A department supports close scientific communications with research organizations and institutes of higher: FTYMS NANU, OAO „Kamet TAS”, State metallurgical academy of Ukraine, DonNDYchermet and other On the base of the IFF NTUU departments „KPI” and departments of FTYMS NAN of Ukraine in 2001 association is created educational-scientifically – „Metallurgy and materyalovedenye”, the basic task of which there is upgrading preparation of specialists by bringing in to the educational process of leading specialists of academic institute, conducting of common fundamental and applied researches with bringing in of master's degrees.
By a department it is concluded together with other departments IFF and academic institutes of NAN of Ukraine „Agreement about collaboration between Separation of Fyzyko - technical problems of knowledge of materials of National Academy of sciences of Ukraine and Engineering physical faculty faculty of the National technical university of Ukraine „Kiev polytechnic institute”. An agreement is instrumental in the subsequent positive influencing of scientific components on quality of preparation of master's degrees. With the same purpose a department supports the pre-established close copulas with the family departments of the Frayberz'koy Mountain academy and University „Otto background of Geryke” Magdeburg (Germany). With the last and with participation of three faculties the NTUU “KPY” created general Ukrainian-German faculty, which students are foundry hands on. Directions of scientific researches comprehensively answer direction of preparation of specialists and engineering oriented to the decision of scientific and technical problems, heat and power and black metallurgy.
Employees of department in anniversary 2010 year (to the department 85 years from the day of foundation)