Nikolay Ivanovich is a participant of numerous international invention fairs, where he was awarded gold and silver medals and diplomas.
According to the results of the competition for 2003, according to the version "Professional engineers in the category "Geology, Land management, geodesy, cartography", the diploma of the winner of the All-Russian competition "Engineer of the Year" No. 428 was awarded. Also, according to the results of the All-Russian competition "Engineer of the Year" for 2003, in the category "Geology, Land Management, Geodesy, cartography", the certificate No. 4-298 "Professional Engineer of Russia"was awarded. He was a laureate of the Peter the Great Prize with a gold medal, and was also awarded the state medal "In Memory of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg".
During the existence and activity of the scientific school of the department, the head of which since 2004 was N. I. Vasiliev, about 25 doctors and more than 70 candidates of science have been trained, while the continuity of generations is traced.
A significant contribution to the work of the school was made by the middle generation of scientists and specialists (Professors B. B. Kudryashov, A.M. Yakovlev, I. G. Shelkovnikov, L. K. Gorshkov, V. K. Chistyakov, V. P. Onishchin, Yu. T. Morozov, G. S. Brodov, etc.). The following scientists, who defended their doctoral dissertations, continue the activities of the school, along with well-known specialists of the middle generation: V. S. Litvinenko, N. E. Bobin, N. I. Nikolaev, N. I. Vasiliev, V. G. Gorelikov, A. A. Yakovlev, Yu. D.Muraev, P. G. Talalay, A. G. Arkhipov, etc.