Master of Science in Chemistry, Moscow Chemistry-Technological Institute, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Institute Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka, Russia, 1987.
Head laboratory physical-chemical basis of crystallization Institute Solid State Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Russia, since 1992. Consultant Russian State Science-Cons. Center, Moscow, since 1998.
Married Olga Sevastianovna Filimonova, June 4, 1957. 1 child, Natalie.