Head of the Department "Drilling of Oil and Gas Wells" of Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NIU) Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor
President of the Drilling Contractors Association. Winner of the award named after Academician I.M. Gubkin.Full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, the International Academy of Technological Sciences of the Russian Federation.Member of the Dissertation Council of JSC NPO Drilling Equipment and Chairman of the Dissertation Council D 212.200.15 Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NIU). He was awarded the titles of Honorary Worker of the gas Industry, Honorary Oilman, Honorary Worker of Education and Science, Honorary Prospector of the Subsoil of the Russian Federation.