Doctor of Sciences (equiv. Habilitation) - Philology Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (28.03.1928 — 19.04.2000)
Born on March 28, 1928, in Bogorodsk, the Moscow Region.
Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Oriental Studies. Later headed the Institute of Linguistics, RAS. He widened the scope of academic researches carried out at the Institute of Linguistics with covering the field of Oriental languages.
From 1984, corresponding member of the RAS.
In 1995, was given the Russian Federation State Award.
Major research interests: studies of Chinese, general linguistics, languages of South Eastern Asia.
At the IOM RAS Department of South Asian Studies, the monograph by Dr. Sergey L. Burmistrov Asanga. Compendium of Abhidharma (Abhidharma-samuccaya). Chapter I: Compendium of Characteristics (Lakṣaṇa-samuccaya) will be discussed.