September, 1981 June, 1991


School 45 with essential English (Moscow); qualified for typing (cyrrilic and english keyboards)
2 - 22 July, 1990 International Science and Mathematics Summer Institute (Lasalle Academy, New York)
September, 1991  January, 1997 M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Physics (graduated with honor)
September, 1994  May, 1995 American University in Moscow, Business School
April, 1997 February, 2000 Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Physics, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University (Chair of polymers and crystals physics). PhD in February, 2000.

Grants, Fellowships

1995/96  Grant of Soros Student
1997/98  Grant of Soros Graduate Student
1997/98, 98/99, 99/2000  President Fellowship


Russian (native); English (fluent); French (a little)

Computer Skills

Windows 3.**/95/98, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FrontPage), Internet, E-mail