Master of Science in Physics, Kharkiv National University, Ukraine, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Kharkiv National University, Ukraine, 2003.
Research assistant Kharkiv Institute Physics and Technology, 1983—2005, senior researcher, since 2005. Chief laboratory Kharkov Institute Physics and Technology, since 2004.
Married Svetlana Mikhaylovna Vodina, October 8, 2002. Children: Alexander Alexandrovich, Dariya Alexandrovna Vodina.