Master, State Polytech. Institute, Krasnoyarsk, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow Aviation Technology Institute, 1983.
Senior researcher Institute Computational Modeling, Russian Academy of Sciences, Krasnoyarsk, since 1995. Engineer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1995-1996.
Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (consultant 1998-1999).
Married Tatyana Kulakova, August 11, 1984. Children: Olga, Jenya.