President of the federal state budget educational institution of higher education The Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU, National Research University), Doctor of Engineering Science, Professor
Was born in 1947 in the Kursk region. Graduated from the Technical department of the Moscow Engineering and Construction Institute of Kuibyshev, with a degree of mechanic engineer. After graduation he worked in GlavMosStroi (Main Department for Housing and Civil Engineering in Moscow). Took part in the construction of AZLK Automobile Factory in Moscow.
In 1971 he started working in the Moscow Engineering and Construction Institute of Kuibyshev as an engineer of research and development sector.
1991 – 2015 – was involved in scientific research in position of a head of the department, a vice-rector for scientific work, and later as a rector of the Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University).
Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Academician of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction Sciences (RAASN), Professor of the Department of Construction of thermal and nuclear power facilities of MGSU, winner of rewards of the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science, technology and education.
On September, 14, 2014 was elected to the Moscow City Duma of VI convocation.