Born 18 June 1963 in Moscow



1980-1986 Undergraduate course [=BSc + MSc] at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Faculty of Applied Mathematics

1989 Candidate of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics) [=Ph.D.]. Degree awarded by Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Thesis Vibrations of a thin elastic shell filled with a viscous compressible fluid (asymptotic analysis). Supervisors: V Lidskii, D Vassiliev.



2010- Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Reading, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Research Division Leader

2007-2010 Cardiff School of Mathematics, Cardiff University, and WIMCS, Professor of Analysis

1993-2007 Department of Mathematics, Heriot-Watt University, postdoc, lecturer, reader; from 2006 also at Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences

1992-1993 University of Sussex, visiting researcher

1986-1992 Vniimontazhspetsstroi, Moscow, researcher; Institute for Problems in Mechanics, USSR Academy of Sciences, researcher (part-time)