Graduated with honours (1981) from the S. P. Korolyov Kuibyshev Aviation Institute (presently, S. P. Korolyov Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU)), majoring in Applied Mathematics.
He received his Candidate in Physics & Maths (1988) and Doctor in Physics & Maths (1996) degrees from Samara State Aerospace University.
He is the vice-director for research and the head of Diffractive Optics laboratory at the Samara Image Processing Systems Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IPSI RAS), holding a part-time position of professor at SSAU’s Technical Cybernetics sub-department.
He is the manager of the Research & Education Center of Computer Optics established jointly by SSAU and IPSI RAS, holding the chair of SSAU’s base sub-department of High-Performance Computing at IPSI RAS.
He is a SPIE and IAPR member. He is co-author of 240 scientific papers, 7 monographs, and 35 inventions and patents.
His current research interests include diffractive optics, mathematical modeling, image processing, and nanophotonics.