Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute, Russia, 1971. Doctor of Science, Ural State Polytech. Institute, Sverdlovsk, 1989.
Research engineer Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute, 1971—1972, senior scientist, 1972—1978, director of bimetal research laboratory, 1978—1988, head mechanical engineering department, 1988—1991. Full professor State Technology University St. Petersburg, Russia, 1991—2002, head department thermodynamics and heat transfer Russia, since 2003.
Fellow: International Academy Energy (correspondent).