Doctor of Science, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, 1971.
From researcher to head laboratory Institute Automation and Control Processes Far-Eastern branch Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia, 1971—2002, director Institute Complex Analysis Regional Problems Far-Eastern Branch Birobidzhan, Russia, since 2002. Professor Far East State Technology University, Vladivostok, 1992—2002, Far East State Socially Humanitarian Academy, Birobidzhan, Russia, since 2002.
Married Lubov Vasil'evna Meteleva, April 29, 1968. Children: Mikhail Efimovich, Alexander Efimovich.