- Improving of production technologies with purpose to increase efficiency and safety of mineral deposits development;
- Studies of properties and stress-strain state of rock massifs, geodynamical safety during mining operations as well as recovery and transportation of hydrocarbon raw materials;
- Development of scientific backgrounds of information technologies and computer modeling of objects and processes of mining-processing industry to solve tasks of efficient and safe development of mineral resources  
- Studies of physical-technical and engineering-geological challenges in underground installations construction and rational using of national underground space, including objects of nuclear power engineering and RW underground disposal;
- Effective increasing of raw minerals using and complex processing taking into account environmental protection; 
- Substantiation of ecological strategy of mining industry -  development of scientific backgrounds to solve mining industry challenges