Master of Science, Leningrad State University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Cinema and television, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1995.
Engineer-physicist Acoustics Research and Development Lab Leningrad Piano Factory, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966-1975, head of the engineering group Acoustics Research and Development Laboratory Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1975-1979, head of Acoustics Research and Development Laboratory, 1979-1982. Head Acoustical Research and Development, Lab Leningrad Musical Instrument Industrial Corporation, 1982-1987. Guest researcher department speech, music and hearing Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1993, 1994, 1998, 2000—2003.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization science fellow department psychology Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, 1996-1998. Acoustics consultant Barmaley Movie Studio, St. Petersburg, 1998-2000. Visiting researcher Setchenov Institute Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, St. Petersburg, since 1995.
Consultant and lecturer in field, including lecturer Leningrad Piano Factory, 1979-1982, Musical Instrument Industrial Corporation, Leningrad, 1982-1986, Estonia Grand Piano Factory, Tallinn, 2000-2001. Visiting professor department speech, music and hearing Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 2001-2002.
Member Acoustical Society of America, British Institute Physics.
Married Tatiana Koshevaya, 1989. 1 child, Ilona.