Master of Science, Moscow Institute Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Russia, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow Institute Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Russia, 1991. Doctor of Science, Institute for High Temperature, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 2000.
Professor Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Russia, since 2001, head of laboratory Russia, since 1996, associate professor Russia, 1996—2001, senior researcher Russia, 1993—1996, researcher Russia, 1991—1993. Consultant General Electric Energy and Environmental Research Corporation, Irvine, California, 2000—2000.
Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Moscow Physical Society, Science Council of Russian Academy of Science/ Physics of Low-Temperature Plasma, Combustion Institute.
Married Svetlana Mikhailovna Lashina, December 9, 1966. Children: Tatiana Andreevna Starikovskaia, Olga Andreevna Starikovskaia.