Degree in physics, Ural State University, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, 1982. Doctor of Science, 1991.
Senior engineer Institute Metal Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, 1972-1973, researcher, 1973-1985, senior researcher, 1985-1991. Leading researcher Field Emission Microscopy Laboratory Institute Electrophysics, Urals division Russian Academy of Sciences, since 1986. Professor department science metals Urals State Technology University, since 1995.
Member of International Field Emission Society, Institute Electrophysics of Russian Academy of Sciences (science council).
Married Ludmila Yurevna Kuznetsova, August 12, 1963. Children: Anastasia, Mihail, Vladimir.