Born on June 29, 1952 in Archangelsk, Russia.
1980-1981 Engineer at the Institute of Spectroscopy
1981-1987 Engineer at the P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute USSR Academy of Sciences
1987-1988 Scientific Researcher at the P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute USSR Academy of Sciences
since 1988 Senior Scientific Researcher of the Laboratory of Surface States Spectroscopy at the Institute of Spectroscopy
Optics and spectroscopy of surfaces and thin films, nonlinear optics, surface electromagnetic waves, phase transitions