Master of Science in Physical Chemistry, Kharkov University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Physics, Moscow University, 1969. Master of Arts in Slavic Studies, Brown University, 1991.
Senior researcher Institute Polymers, Tula, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1970-1972. Group head Ministry Computer Center, Moscow, 1972-1982. Research associate Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1984-1986.
Consultant, 1989-1990. Research associate Brown University, Providence, 1986-1989, 90—.
Organizer group for freedom of emigration from Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1977-1982. Member Biophysics Society, New York Academy of Sciences (travel grantee 1987).
Married Vladimir Eugene Vayl, March 13, 1975. 1 child, Mikhael.