Diploma, State University, Odessa, Ukraine, 1980. Phd, State University, Tiraspol/Moldova, 1990.
Teacher Secondary School, Zhdanov, Ukraine, 1980-1981, headmaster Odessa, Ukraine, 1982-1986, researcher Ukraine, 1987-1991. Head of laboratory Foton R&T, 1992-1994, director, Chief Executive Officer, since 1994. Consultant Plant of Pure Metals, Svetlovodsk, Ukraine, 1989-1993, Chengdu Telecom, 1995-1996, Primax Foto-gmbH, Berlin, since 1994.
Visiting lecturer Institute Semiconductor, Tomsk, 1988.
Sergeant Russian Army, 1972, Germany. Member New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Marina Nikolaevna Molchanova, September 2, 1978. 1 child, Elena.