Diploma with honors, Perm State University, Russia, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, St. Petersburg University, Russia, 1978. Certified senior scientist, Higher Attestation Commission, Moscow, 1980.
Scientist National Sciences Institute, Perm, 1972-1980, senior scientist, since 1980, chief department of radiation safety, 1995—2002, head laboratory, since 2002. Visiting professor Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 1997-1998. Professor, consultant Perm University, since 1995.
Lecturer Computer School, Perm, since 1998.
Member Mendeleev's Chemical Society, American Chemical Society.
Married Vasiliy Victorovich Shchepin, June 29, 1973. 1 child, Roman.