Master of Science in Physics of Semiconductors and Dielectrics, Leningrad Polytekhnical Institute, Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg), Russia, 1974.
Postgraduate student, junior researcher, researcher, senior researcher Ioffe Physicotechnical Institute RAS, Division of Solid State Physics, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 1974—1999, leading researcher, head of the research group, director of several research projects Russia, since 1999. Referee of pfysics of solid state, since 1990. Referee of the physical review/physical review letters, since 2001.
Invited researcher National Institute of Applied Science of Toulouse, Toulouse, France (including Monaco), 1995—1998, visiting professor, France (including Monaco), 1999, invited assistant professor, France (including Monaco), 2000. Visiting professor University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, 2002, Tsukuba, since 2003. Referee of physics of solid state, since 1990.
Member of Russian Physical Society (associate).
Married; 1 child Irina Vladimirovna Baranova.