Received PhD (1984) and DSc degrees (2000) in chemistry from Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia). In 2006 moved to Australia, where he holds a strategic position of New Stars Professor in School of Physical Sciences of the University of Tasmania, Hobart.
Author of more than 300 scientific publications including 3 monographs, 9 Chapters in books, 295 regular papers and 12 patents. Research interest is associated with development of new advanced adsorbents and flow through technologies for various separation and detection techniques.
Member of advisory and editorial boards for 6 international journals in the field of analytical chemistry and separation sciences.