Bachelor of Science, Municipal School, Krasnodar, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1965. Master of Science in Physics, Rostov State University, Rostov-on-Don, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, LNPI, Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1980.
Associate researcher Leningrad Nuclear Physics Institute, Academy of Sciences Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Gatchina, 1972-1986. Senior research scientist Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, since 1986. Senior research scientist PNPI, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1980-1986.
Gastwissenschaftler Göteborgs Kungliga Segelsällskap-Forschungszentrum, Geestchacht, Germany, 1990-1991, Max-Planck-Institute, Stuttgart, Germany, 1998. Director research Laboratory Leon Brillouin Center for Educational Affairs-National Center for Scientific Research, Saclay, France, 1991-1992. Guest scientist Interfacultair Reactor Institute, Delft, The Netherlands, 1993, 97.
Physicist Institute Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France, 1994-1996, science collaborator, since 1999.
Member European Physical Society, Neutron Scattering Society of America.
Married Irina A. Brodskaya, August 8, 1972. 1 child, Olga B.