Diploma in Quantum Electronics, Saint-Petersburg Institute Precise Mechanics and Optics, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical and Mathematics Sciences, Saint-Petersburg Institute Precise Mechanics and Optics, 1981.
Junior scientist Federal Vavilov Optical Institute, Saint-Petersburg, 1972—1985, senior scientist, 1985—2007, leading scientist, since 2007, professor engineering science, 2007.
Member of Russian Optical Society (Saint-Petersburg).
Married Svetlana Anatol'evna Singinova, November 26, 1981. 1 child Valeria Victorovna Shevandina.