Master of Science in Applied Math and Mechanics, Voronezh State University, Russia, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Thermophysics and Molecular Physics, Institute of Thermophysics, Russia, 1981. Doctor of Science in Thermophysics and Molecular Physics, Institute Mechsnivd of Multiphase Systems, Russia, 1991.
Assistant lecturer Voronezh State University, 1972—1983, associate professor, 1983—1992, full professor, 1992—1996. Researcher Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 1997—1998. Senior lecturer Negev Academy College of Engineering, 1998—2003.
Associate professor Shamoon Academy College of Engineering, since 2003. Assistant dean applied mathematics and mechanics faculty Voronezh State University, 1977—1995.
Married Margarita Yuzef Futernik, March 2, 1956. Children: Michael Semyon, Leonid Semyon.