Diploma in physics of fast processes, Moscow Physical-Technology Institute, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics and Mathematics, Semenov Institute Chemical Physics, 1981.
Junior science researcher Semenov Institute Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 1972—1983, senior science researcher, 1983—2003. Expert All-Union Institute Scientific and Technology Information, Moscow, 1980-1988. Scientific editor Chemical Physics Reports, Moscow, 1987-1994.
Invited researcher, ENSMA, 1995-2004. Research engineer National Center for Scientific Research, since 2004.
Married Marina Sergeevna Baskakova, June 28, 1969. 1 child, Alexey.