Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, State University, Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, State University, Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine, 1973. Master of Science in Aeromechanics, State University, Moscow, 1964.
Graduate teaching assistant State University, Dnepropetrovsk, 1968—1975, associate professor, 1975—1995. Guest scientist Institute of Mathematics, University Kiel, Germany, 1996—1999. Research fellow University Institute Experimental and Applied Physics, Germany, since 1999.
Married Tatiana Nikolaevna Samojlenko, September 25, 1981. 1 child Julia Aleksandrovna Kharytonova.