Master of Science in Physics and Astronomy, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 1999.
Senior engineer Nizhny Tagil Iron and Steel Plant, Russia, 1987—1990. Engineer network operation center Ural Relcom Ltd., Ekaterinburg, Russia, 1990—1994. Scientist Institute Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1995—2000, Ural State Academy Mining and Geology, 2004—2006.
Researcher Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, 2000—2002. Chief specialist Lukoil, West Siberia, since 2006.
Member of American Geophysical Union, Society Exploration Geophysicists (associate).