It is one from the oldest Department, it was established in 1840. The Department is a large educational and scientific unit equipped with modern laboratories. There are many professors and researchers, working with a wide range of mineralogical, lithological, geochemical and crystal problems.
There are 4 PhDs and 4 Candidate of Sciences among the department's staff.
Main research areas:
Head of the department of mineralogy and lithology
Electron and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab
Electron Optical Spectroscopy and Luminescence Lab
Main courses of the Department
Oil and Gas Lithology
Mathematical Methods in Geology
Mineralogy of Oil and Gas Deposits
Lithogenesis in Sedimentary Basins
Spectroscopy of Minerals
Head of Department
Morozov Vladimir Petrovich