Master of Science in Physics, Moscow State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Solid State Physics, 1982.
Researcher Institute Solid State Physics, 1976-1983. Senior research scientist Institute Chemical Physics, Moscow, since 1983. Professor physics University Aveiro, Portugal, since 1995.
Consultant in field.
Member Russian Biomechanics Society.
Married Vera Ivanovna Barteneva, September 7, 1979. Children: Daria, Alexander.