B. B. Kudryashov was the chairman of two dissertation councils at Saint- Institute and a member of the council at Russian State Geological Exploration University namtd after S. Ordzhonikidze for awarding academic degrees, a member of the Expert Council of the USSR Higher Attestation Commission, a member of the Presidium and two Councils of the Educational and methodical association for Geological Specialties of the USSR State Education, a member of the National Committee for Mining Thermophysics and the Interdepartmental Commission for the Study of Antarctica under the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Sciences, a member of the «Nedra», a member of a number of scientific, technical and methodological councils, a full member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of the Russian Federation (1997), a full member of the International Academy of Ecology, Human Safety and Nature
B. B. Kudryashov-Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation, Honorary member of the Russian Geological Society. He was awarded the Orders" For Services to the Fatherland "of the 4th degree, the Order of the Badge of Honor, medals "In memory of the 250th anniversary of Leningrad", "Veteran of Labor", departmental insignia " For excellent success in work "(Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the USSR)," Honorary Prospector of Mineral Resources"," Excellent Prospector of Mineral Resources "(Ministry of Geology of the USSR)," Miner's Glory " of the 2nd and 3-th degree, diplomas and medals of Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy and many international exhibitions.
Since 1967, he has been the permanent Head of Antarctic Research at the University of Mines. The foundations of the theory, special equipment were created, and together with the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institutes, the technology of drilling deep wells in the ice was put into practice. Boris Borisovich participated in the 20th and 24th Russian Antarctic expeditions as the head of the intracontinental sledge-tractor scientific campaigns. A group of drilling specialists led by him has drilled more than 20,000 m of wells with full core sampling in the ice of the circumpolar regions and mountain glaciers. The results of drilling are twice noted in the Guinness Book of Records. The technology of environmentally friendly opening of the subglacial Lake Vostok, created by Boris Borisovich, received a positive decision of the State Ecological Expertise.