Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Baku State University, Azerbaijan, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Iaffe Physical-Technology Institute, St. Petersburg, 1987.
Senior scientist Institute Physics Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku, 1988—1991. Visiting professor Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1992—1993, Istanbul Technology University, 1993—1998, Institute Teoretische Physics, Wurzburg, Germany, 1999—2000. Guest scientist Max Planck Institute Physics, Dresden, Germany, 2001—2002, Technology University Chemnitz, Germany, since 2002.
Lieutenant Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Armed Forces, 1981.
Married Gulshan Mehdiyeva, April 29, 1992.