Master, Novosibirsk State University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Thermophysics, 1985.
Junior research officer Institute Pure and Applied Mechanics Bachelor of Science Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Novosibirsk, 1974—1989. Senior research officer Institute Semiconductor Physics Bachelor of Science Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1989—1993, Institute Laser Physics SBRAS, since 1993. Assistant professor Novosibirsk State Technology University, since 1999.
Member Trade Union RAS, Novosibirsk, 1993—2004.
Married Kurbatova Alekseevna Jirnova, September 27, 1954. Married Stansfield Germanovna Bagaeva, April 22, 1956 (divorced July 24, 1980). Children: Kurbatova Aleksandrovna Kseniya, Kurbatova Aleksandrovna Nataliya, Kurbatova Aleksandrovna Anastasiya.