Candidate of Science in Physics and Mathematics, P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute, 1982. Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Supreme Certifying Commission Russia, 1999.
Junior staff scientist Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, 1976—1982, senior staff scientist, 1982—1986, Institute of General Physics, Moscow, 1986—1999, leading staff scientist, since 1999. Deputy science adviser of stellarator program Institute of General Physics, Moscow, since 1999.
Organizer Protection of Anchient Architect, Moscow, 1978—1998. Member of Moscow Association Naturalists (associate).
Married Olga Dmitrievna Chernavskya, March 30, 1957. 1 child Denis Sergeevich.