A scientific activity in SUIT is realized mainly through the scientific-research sector that includes the following research labs:
- computer energy conservation methods of transport;
- train-stop equipment of railway transport;
- safety and quality of railway, track switch, and rail construction;
- multiple operated locomotive unit simulator based on locomotive ВЛ-80;
- projected rolling stock and special equipment;
- mobile systems and convergence of telecommunication.
Research is carried out under current legislation of Ukraine in the field of scientific and technical activities at scientific schools, departments and research sector of the University by teaching staff, students, and postgraduates.