Degree, Leningrad (Russia) State University, 1968. Degree, Leningrad (Russia) State University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Minsk (Beloyrussia) University, 1983.
Doctor of Science, Minsk (Beloyrussia) University, 1992.
Researcher Institute Heat and Mass Transfer, Minsk, 1974-1983. Senior researcher Minsk Medical Institute, 1983-1985, Leningrad Institute for Machine Science, 1986-1994. Leading researcher St. Petersburg Institute for Machine Science, since 1994.
Married Helen Ivanovna. 1 child, Vladik.