Diploma, Kazan (Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics) State University, 1981. Doctor in Physics and Mathematics, Kazan (Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics) State University, 1995.
Engineer Kazan Chemical Technology Institute, 1981-1984, Kazan Physical-Technology Institute, 1984-1992, junior research worker, 1992-1997, senior research worker, since 1997.
Married Svetlana Mikhailovna Maximova, July 27, 1984 (divorced August 1998). 1 child, Alexandra; married Tat'yana Vladimirovna Formanyuk, January 29, 1999.