Doctor of Philosophy, Technology University Mechanical Faculty, 1974. Doctor, Institute Nadtverdykh Materials, 1983. Doctor of Science, Institute Nadtverdykh Materials, 2000.
Design engineer Institute Nadtvendykh Materials, Kyiv, Ukraine, 1974—1980, young research assistant, 1980—1984, research assistant, 1984—1986, senior research assistant, 1986—2000, chief scientist, since 2000. Sergeant Ukraine Navy, 1974-1975.
Chairman trade union Institute Sverkhtverdykh, Kyiv, 2003. Member of International Tool Association.
Married Larysa Mukolivna Lavrinenko, August 26, 1977 (deceased ). Children: Andrij, Pavlo.