Doctor of Materials Studies, Candidate of Chemical Studies.
Full member of the Russian and International Engineering Academies. Vice-President and member of the Presidium of the International Engineering Academy. Head of the Russian National Delegation in the International Federation for Structural Concrete (FIB). Honorary Life Member of the FIB. Representative of the International Union of Laboratories and Experts
in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM) in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Fellow Member of the RILEM.
Member of the American Concrete Institute. First Vice-President of the Association “Zhelezobeton” (Reinforced Concrete). Member of the Editorial Board of several journals. Laureate of the award of the Government of the Russian Federation in Science and Technnology. Honoured Builder of Russia.
Major spheres of scientific interest are: special binding concretes, problems of concrete durability, nanotechnologies in construction, composite materials, sustainable development problems.
Author of more than 350 scientific papers and 70 patents.