Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Moscow State Technology University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanics of Liquids Gases and Plasma, 2007.
Research and development engineer Central Research Institute of Machine Building, Korolev, Russia, 1983—1990. Senior scientist TSNIIMASH, Russia, 1990—2003, head of lab applied plasma dynamics and plasma system Russia, since 2003.
Member of Russian Academy Cosmonautic K.E. Ziolkovsky.
Children: Oleg Sergeevich Tverdokhlebov, Igor Sergeevich Tverdokhlebov.