Bachelor of Science., Special Physical and Mathematics School, Moscow State University, 1967. Master of Science. in Solid State Physics, Moscow Institute Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudnii, Russia, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Solid State Physics Institute, Chernogolovka, Russia, 1983.
From junior researcher to leading researcher Institute Microelectronics Technology, Chernogolovka, Moscow region, Russia, 1984-2001, project manager nanostructure physics Russia, since 1997.
Married Elena Ivanovna Filyukhina, February 5, 1972. 1 child Irina Cherkasova.