Degree in Engineering, Tomsk Polytechnic Institute, Russia, 1974. Doctor of Science, Tomsk Polytechnic Institute, Russia, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Donetsk State University, Ukraine, 1980.
Professor Tomsk State Pedagogical University, since 1994, vice rector, since 2002.
Member of Academy Creativity.
Married Irina Kamenskaya, October 7, 2005. Married Ludmila Litvinova, November 11, 1975 (divorced May 18, 2005). Children: Natalie, Helene.