Master of Science in chemical engineering, Technology Institute, Russia, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in chemistry, Institute Silicate Chemical R. Ac. Science, Russia, 1986.
Engineer Vavilov State Optical Institute, Leningrad, Russia, 1973—1979, junior researcher, 1979—1989, senior researcher St. Petersburg, Russia, since 1989. Lecturer St. Petersburg Polytech. University, since 1999, Academy Civil Aviation, St. Petersburg, 2000—2002.
Ecology engineer Research Technology Institute of Optical Material Science, since 2002.
Daughter of Vladimir V. Smirnov and Liudmila G Smirnova.