Master of Science. in Chemical Physics, Moscow Institute Physics and Technology, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Polymer Science, Karpov Institute Physical Chemistry, Moscow, 1995.
Research associate Karpov Institute Physical Chemistry, 1983—1994, senior research fellow, since 2000, director science projects, since 2001. Research fellow Nesmeyanov Institute Organoelement Compounds, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1995—1997, senior research associate, 1997—2000.
Married Galina Ye. Yakunina.