Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honorary Railway Worker. Graduated from the Civil Engineering Faculty of Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers (now the PGUPS), specialty — Construction of Railways, Road and Track Facilities, Railway and Civil Engineer. Engineer, Junior Researcher, Senior Researcher, Assistant Lecturer, Associated Professor, Head of the Railway Track Department (from 2000 to date), Dean of the Faculty of Transport Construction, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs (from 01.04.2010).
PhD thesis theme — «Technical and Technological Justification of the Line Construction Strengthening on the Section of Rolling-Stock Circulation with Axel Loads up to 300 kN». Expert in the field of track and rolling stock interaction, planning, technology and organization of road works. Author of 145 scientific papers including three monographs (joint authorship).