1970-1976 undergraduate studies at Leningrad Polytechnic
1978-1981post-graduate studies at Leningrad Polytechnic
M.Sci. (Radiophysics) in 1976 from Leningrad Polytechnic
Ph.D. (Technical Sciences) in 1981 from Leningrad Polytechnic (PhD Thesis “Integrated optics information processing devices”)
Dr.Sci. (Physics and Mathematics) in 1992 from Russian National Examination Committee (Dr.Sci. Thesis “Materials and technologies of nonlinear integrated optics”)
Since 2012: Full Professor at St. Petersburg Academic University and part-time Professor at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (Head of Dept. of Physics and Technology of Nanostructures)
2009-2012: Full Professor at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Vice-Head of Solid State Physics Dept., Vice-Dean of Faculty of Physics and Technology, part-time Professor at St. Petersburg Academic University
1992 -2009: Full Professor at St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Vice-Head of Solid State Physics Dept.,
1987-1992: Researcher, Senior Researcher, Associated Professor at St. Petersburg Technical University (former Leningrad Polytechnic)
1985-1986: PostDoc at Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
1981-1984: Junior Researcher at Leningrad Polytechnic
1976-1978: Engineer at Leningrad Polytechnic
Visiting Professorship: University of Bordeaux, France; Shanghai Inst. of Ceramics, China; Cornell University, USA; University de Santiago de Compostella, Spain; Swiss Federal Polytechnic, Lausanne.
Visiting Researcher: University of Tsukuba, Japan; University Paris VI, France; University of Limoges, France.
Lecturing: Solid State Optics, Quantum Electronics, Optical Information Processing, Integrated Optics, Nonlinear Optics.
Supervisor of Master and PhD students, Scientific Adviser of Doctor of Science Fellows.
Scientific papers, conference talks and patents:
~250 research papers, h-index 26 (Scopus); ~200 talks at conferences and workshops, 6 patents
Material Science, Physics of Glasses, Diffusion and Ion Exchange, Nanostructures, Plasmonics, Nonlinear Optics, Integrated Optics, Semiconductor Lasers.