Master, Gorky State University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, Pacific Oceanological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 1986. Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Il'ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 2005.
Researcher Pacific Oceanological Institute Academy of Sciences of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Vladivostok, 1985—1990, senior researcher, 1990—2000. Leading researcher Il'ichev Pacific Oceanological Institute Russian Academy of Sciences, since 2000. Professor Far East State Technology University, Vladivostok, 1997—2000, Harbin (China) Engineering University, 2000—2003.
Member of Russian Acoustical Society (associate).
Married Galina Nikolaevna Ryzhova, August 19, 1959 (divorced 1996). 1 child Liubov' Olegovna Gulina.