Kharkov Polytechnics Institute, 1956-1962, Diploma Engineer(s), 1963-1966, Doctor of Philosophy. Kansas State University, United States of America, 1968-1969. Moscow Tech University, 1983, Doctor of Science.
Spoken languages: Ukrainian, Russ, English.
Researcher, faculty member Kharkov Polytechnic Institute, 1961-1972, associate professor, 1972, professor, 1984, vice-rector, 1972-1985, associate professor, 1972-1984, full professor, 1984-1985. Director industry and technical division United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, 1985-1999. Professor engineering National Technology University Kharkov Polytechnic Institute, 2000—2004, head of turbine projection chair, since 2004.
Researcher Kansas State University, Manhatan, 1968-1969.
Member: Union Scientific Society "Znanie".
Married Dina Bondar, August 13, 1961. Children: Elena Severina Schmid, Tatiana Boiko Barthollet.