Baranchikov Yuri Nikolaevich, born 30 April, 1952 in the city of Sverdlovsk (4 September 1991 the city of Sverdlovsk regained its historical name Yekaterinburg), Sverdlovsk Oblast, Soviet Union (since 1992 – Russia). Graduated from M. Gorki Ural State University (USU) (12 May 2011 USU has been affiliated to Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Eltsin), Faculty of Biology (at the present time – Institute of Natural Sciences), in the city of Sverdlovsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Soviet Union (since 1992 – Russia) (1974). Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD, 1986), Senior Research Scientist (1988) in Entomology. PhD thesis: «Znachenie Troficheskoy Spetsializatsii v Effektivnosti Pitaniya Dendrofilnykh Cheshuekrylykh» (Significance of Trophic Specialization in Feeding Effectivity of Dendrophilous Lepidopterous Insects), Krasnoyarsk, V. N. Sukachev Inst. For., USSR Acad. Sci., Sib. Br. (at the present time – V. N. Sukachev Inst. For., Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br., 1986 (in Russian). Head for the Department of Forest Zoology Department of Forest Ecology and Monitoring, V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Federal Research Center, Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (since 1986 to present time). Expert in forest insect ecology and forest protection. Served as a leader, coordinator and an expert in many international research projects on forest invasive insects. Author and co-author of more than 400 papers and 9 books. The main are: “Trophical specialization in Lepidoptera”, Krasnoyarsk, 1987; «Russian and Ukrainian literature on the gypsy moth: an annotated bibliography”, Radnor, 1998; «Russian-English lexicon of forest entomology”, Washington DC, 2002; «Monitoring methods of forest pests and diseases”, Moscow, 2004.
Papers in eLibrary.ru (Rus. Sci. Cit. Index) – 140
Total eLibrary.ru citations – 1148; eLibrary.ru Hirsch index – 13.
Papers in Scopus – 24
Total Scopus citations – 216; Scopus Hirsh index – 9.
Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 122