Sc.M. (Diploma Physicist), Theoretical Physics (1970), Leningrad State University.
Thesis: Interference effects in spontaneous emission from equidistant systems.

Academical Degree:
Ph.D. (Candidate of Science), Theoretical Physics (1974), Leningrad State University
Thesis: Collective effects in spontaneous emission from multi-atomic systems.
Dr.Sc. (Doctor of Science), Theoretical Physics (1993), St. Petersburg State University,
Thesis: Generation of non-classical light fields and their application for precise and sensitive optical measurements.

Leningrad State University, Junior Researcher (1973 - 1979)
St. Petersburg State University, Senior Researcher (1979 - 1994)
St. Petersburg State University, Leading Researcher (1994 - present)
St. Petersburg State University, Physics Faculty, Professor of Physics (1997 - present).

Honours, Awards, Fellowships, Grants
Fellow of the D.S. Rozhdestvensky Optical Society

Grants from:
Russian Foundation for Basic Research (2008-present)
European Community Project HIDEAS under FP7 Programme (2009-2011)
Russian Ministry of High Education (1995-1997, 1998-1999),
INTAS (2002 - 2004).

Participation in grants from:
Russian Foundation for Basic Research,
Russian Ministry of High Education,
Russian Ministry of Science and Technology,
European Community Project QUANTIM under the "Information Society Technologies" Programme.

Teaching Activity:
Feb. 2001 - present: Lecture course "Optical methods and phenomena of Quantum information"
Sept. 1989 - present: Lecture course "Problems of modern statistical optics"
1979 - 1989: Lecture course "Atom in strong light field and multiphoton processes"
Supervision of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

Research collaboration visits:
Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France - May 2002;
Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, France - May 2001;
Universitat GH Essen, Germany - Feb. 2000; Universita degli Studi di Milano, May 1999;
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sveden - March 1999;
Universitat GH Essen, Germany - May 1997;
Universitat GH Essen, Germany - Jan. 1995;
Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France - Sept. 1992;
Institute for Laser Physics, Hamburg, Germany - May 1992;
ICTP (International Center for Theoretical Physics), Trieste, Italy - May, June 1990.