Master Hydrology, Kiev National Taras Schevchenko University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Geography Sciences, Moscow State University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Geography Scies., Kiev National University, 2002.
Senior lecturer hydrology Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, 1992—2003, professor geografic department hydrology, chairman hydroecology, since 2003. Team leader Project on Dnipro Basin, Kiev, 1991—1995. Senior local expert Tacis Project for Tisza basin, Kiev, 1997—1999, Tacis Project on Pripyat Basin, Kiev, 2002—2003.
Expert on flood management Tacis Project, Uzhgorod, Ukraine, since 2004. Member inter-institutional coordinator board on problems of erosion riverbed processes Moscow State University. Member expert council on geography of highest attestation commission of Ukraine.
Captain Ukrainian Army Reserve.
Member editorial board Science Magazine Physical Geography and Geomorphology, 2000—2005, Kiev University Calendar Geography Magazine, 1995—2005, Hydrology, Hydrochemistry and Hydroecology magazine, 1999—2005. Master: Ukrainian Geography Society (member presidium and science council).
Married Inna Konstantinovna Romushkevitch, September 24, 1982. Children: Vladislav Oleksandrovych, Yury Oleksandrovych, Valentina Oleksandrivna Obodovska.