Bachelor of Science, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, 1981. Master of Science, Moscow State University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow State University, 1989.
Researcher Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute, Obninsk, 1984-1985. Assistant professor Institute Nuclear Power Engineering, 1985-1990, associate professor, 1990-1995. Senior researcher Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, since 1995.
Visiting researcher Seoul National University, 1993-1994. Science chief Science Technology Park, Obninsk, 1994-1996.
Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Mathematics Society.
Married Irina Goldman, July 3, 1999. 1 child, Vladimir.