1991-1995 -- post-graduate student in the Laboratory of Stellar Spectroscopy of the Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russia). Investigation of chemical composition of old stars (Blue Horizontal Brunch, Population II Cepheids) using MMA (model atmosphere method). Development of software complex for echelle data processing including: (i) CCD image processing and spectra extraction; (ii) spectra processing.
1995 Ph.D. "Spectroscopic investigation W Vir type stars" (in russian), Astrophysica & Radioastronomia, Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnij Arkhyz, Russia.
1991 Astrophysicist, Post-graduate course, Special Astrophysical Observatory, Nizhnij Arkhyz, Russia
1983 Astronomer, student of Physics Department of Kazan State University, Kazan, republic of Tatarstan, Russia