Graduated from Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics of A. M. Gorkii (the chair of High Algebra and Geometry), the scientific adviser was professor P. I. Trofimov. Ph. D. thesis was defended in 1972. D. Sci. thesis was defended in 1986. A list of my works contains more than 100 titles.
The real member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences since 1997. In 2000 I was awarded the Peter the Great medal of the International Academy Sciences of Natural and Society for the papers on groups with factorizations.