Since its establishment, the Lab has achieved significant advancement in the fields of molecular engineering, hydrothermal and solvothermal synthesis chemistry, novel microporous compounds and related single crystals, low-dimensional phosphates, solid strong correlation materials, host-guest chemistry and new catalysts. These research achievements have won the Lab many prestigious awards, including 3 second prizes and 2 third prizes of the National Natural Science Award. In 2001, the research team of the Lab was awarded the honorary title of Innovative Research Team by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. In 2004, the Lab was presented with the Golden Bull Award for Excellent State Key Lab Team by the Ministry of Science and Technology.