Isaev Alexander Sergeevich, born 26 October, 1940 in the city of Moscow, Soviet Union (since 1992 – Russia). Graduated from Order of Lenin S. M. Kirov Leningrad Forest Technical Academy (at the present time – S. M. Kirov Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University), Faculty of Forestry (at the present time – Institute of Forest and Natural Resource Management), with a specialty in Forestry, qualification Engineer of Forestry, in the city of Leningrad (06 Sept., 1991 Leningrad renaimed to Saint Petersburg), Soviet Union (since 1992 – Russia) (1954). Candidate (PhD, 1963) and Doctor (1972) of Biological Sciences, Professor (1975) in Entomology, Academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1984), Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences on General Biology Branch and Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1991). PhD thesis: "Stvolovye Vrediteli Listvennitsy Daurskoy i Meropriyatiya po Bor'be s Nimi v Listvennichnykh Gorel'nikakh Amurskoy Oblasti" (Stem Pests of the Dahurian Larch and Measures to Fighting Them in Burned Larch Stands of Amur Oblast), Krasnoyarsk, Inst. For. and Timber, Sib. Br., USSR Acad. Sci. (since 1992 – V. N. Sukachev Inst. For., Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br.), 1963 (in Russian). DSc thesis: "Vzaimodeystvie Dereva i Nasekomykh-Ksilofagov" (Interaction of Tree and Xilophage Insects), Krasnoyarsk, V. N. Sukachev Inst. For. and Timber, Sib. Br., USSR Acad. Sci. (since 1992 – V. N. Sukachev Inst. For., Rus. Acad. Sci., Sib. Br.), 1971 (in Russian). Director for V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest & Timber, USSR Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (since 1992 – V. N. Sukachev Institute of Forest, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch), in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (1977-1988). Head for State Committee on Forest (Goscomles) of the USSR (1988-1991). Director (1991-2013), Research Supervisor (2014-present) for the Centre on Problems of Ecology and Productivity of Forests, Russian Academy of Sciences, President Co-Chair for the International Institute of Forest, in the city of Moscow, Soviet Union (since 1992 – Russia) (1991). Leader of Russian forest science. The Honored Doctor for Moscow State Forest University (1998). PI and CoPI for more than 50 national and international research projects in the field of forest ecological monitoring, biodiversity, and sustainable use of Russian forests. Editor-in chief for peer-reviewed scientific journal "Lesovedenie" (Rus. J. For. Sci.), associate editor for peer-reviewed scientific journals "Sibirskiy Ekologicheskiy Zhurnal" (Sib. J. Ecol.), Contemp. Probl. Ecol. and "Sibirski Lesnoi Zurnal" (Sib. J. For. Sci.). Principal research interests: biogeocenology, theory of forest insect number's dynamics, ecological monitoring of forests. Author and co-author of more than 500 papers, including 10 monographs. Some of them: "Vzaimodeystvie Dereva i Nasekomykh-Ksilofagov (na Primere Listvennitsy Sibirskoy)" (Interaction of Tree and Xylophage Insects (On Example of the Siberian Larch)), Novosibirsk, Nauka. Sib. Br., 1975 (in Russian); "Mikroflora Nasekomykh-Ksilofagov" (Microflora of Xylophage Insects), Novosibirsk, Nauka. Sib. Br., 1982 (in Russian); "Dinamika Chislennosti Lesnykh Nasekomykh" (Quantity Dynamics of Forest Insects), Novosibirsk, Nauka. Sib. Br., 1984 (in Russian); "Principles and Methods of Forest Entomological Monitoring" In "Lesovedenie" (Rus. J. For. Sci.), 1986 (in Russian with English abstract); "Chernyi Pikhtovyi Usach" (Fir Sawyer Beetle), Novosibirsk, Nauka. Sib. Br., 1988 (in Russian); "Aerokosmicheskiy Monitoring Lesov" (Aerospace Monitoring of Forests), Moscow, Nauka, 1991 (in Russian); «Universality principle in second-order phase transition models for describing succession processes and spatial distribution of species in forests» In «Contemp. Probl. Ecol.», 2014; «Population dynamics and stability of forest insects with low density (using the example of populations of the bordered white Bupalus piniarius L.)» In «Contemp. Probl. Ecol.», 2014; "Dinamika Chislennosti Lesnykh Nasekomykh-Ksilofagov: Modeli i Prognozy" (Quantity Dinamics of Forest Xilophage Insects: Models and Forecasts), Moscow, KMK Pub. House, 2015 (in Russian with English title and abstract). Awarded by Gold Medal and V. N. Sukachev Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences for a series of works on "Analysis of Insect and Tree Plant Interactions in the System of Forest Biogeocenoses" (1992), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) "Global 500" Honorary Diploma, International Union of Forest Research Organizations Award and Gold Medal, Academician P. L. Kapitsa Silver Medal and Diploma, the Russian Federation Government Prize in Science and Technology (2002), the Orders of the USSR "The October Revolution", "The Red Banner of Labour" (twice), and State Orders of the Russian Federation: "The Friendship", "The Honour".
Papers in eLibrary.ru (Rus. Sci. Cit. Index) – 141
Total eLibrary.ru citations – 3346; eLibrary.ru Hirsch index – 21.
Papers in Scopus – 14
Total Scopus citations – 234; Scopus Hirsh index – 4.
Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 77;
Web of Science Core Collection Hirsh index – 4.