Master of Science, Kiev University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Cybernetics, Kiev, 1984. Doctor habilitatus, University Passau, Germany, 1998.
Engineer Institute Cybernetics, Kiev, 1979-1982, research associate, 1983-1987, senior research associate, 1987-1991. Assistant professor University Passau, Germany, 1992-2000. Associate professor computer science Technology University Berlin, 2000—2003.
Professor computer science University Muenster, Germany, since 2003.
Married Galina Ugljarenko, June 19, 1986. 1 child, Alexey.