Graduate, Leningrad (Russia) University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Leningrad (Russia) University, 1980. Doctor of Science in Mathematics, Steklov Institute of Mathematics, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1990.
Researcher, Leningrad U., 1979-1986; senior researcher, Institute Machine Sciences, St. Petersburg, 1986-1990; head of laboratory Mathematics Models of Mechanics, Institute Machine Sciences, St. Petersburg, since 1990; associate professor, U. Linkojimg, Sweden, since 1995. Visiting professor U. Linköping, Sweden, 1992-1995.
Married Maria Kirilovna Drozshina, March 11, 1977. 1 child, Alla Kozlova.