Over the past more than 60 years, DICP has not only produced a certain number of high learned senior scientists, renowned and influential in both China and overseas, but also turned out many middle-aged and young scientists with accomplishments, promising in their own fields and emerging as the leaders and backbones in different disciplines. There are 1042 staffs in DICP including 198 professors and 14 academicians by the end of 2016.
Education has always been paid more attention in DICP, which has had graduated programs since 1955. At present, it is accredited to award PhD and M.S degrees in atomic and molecular physics, optics, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, materials physics and chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science and engineering, biochemical engineering and industrial catalysis. The institute has 156 PhD supervisors, and also 602 PhD of Chinese students, 313 master of Chinese students and 33 international students. There have been chemistry and chemical engineering post-doctor stations since the post-doctor station was set up in 1986.
A 18-storey building, the Education Center for Graduate Study, has been opened to provide modern and advanced teaching facilities as well as comfortable accommodation and apartments for graduate students. This will ameliorate the educational facilities of the institute.