Shavnin Sergey Alexandrovich, born 14 May, 1952 in the town of Korsakov, Korsakovsky District, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia. Graduated from Tomsk State University (at the present time – National Research Tomsk State University), Faculty of Biology and Soils (at the present time – Institute of Biology, Ecology, Soil Science, Agriculture and Forestry (Institute of Biology)), with a specialty in Biology, Biophysics, in the city of Tomsk, Tomsk Oblast, Russia (1974), PhD studies in Biophysics at M. Gorkiy 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 and Mathematics), in the city of Sverdlovsk (4 September 1991 the city of Sverdlovsk regained its historical name Yekaterinburg), Russia (former USSR). Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD) in Biophysics (1981). PhD thesis: «Vliyanie Gazovogo Sostava Atmosfery na Svetozavisimuyu Bioelektricheskuyu Aktivnost' List'ev Rasteniy» (Influence of the Atmosphere Gas Content on Light Dependent Bioelectric Activity of Plant Foliage), Sverdlovsk, 1981 (in Russian). Doctor of Biological Sciences (DSc) in Ecology and Plant Physiology (1995). DSc thesis: «Morfofiziologicheskaya Diagnostika Sostoyaniya Drevostoev Khvoynykh v Ekologicheskom Monitoringe» (Morphophysiological Diagnostics of Coniferous Stand Condition in Environmental Monitoring), Yekaterinburg, Inst. Plant and Animal Ecol., Rus. Acad. Sci., Ural Br., 1994 (in Russian). Chief Research Scientist for the Laboratory of Woody Plant Ecology at Botanical Garden, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ural Branch, Professor for the Department of Forest Crops and Biophysics, Institute of Forest and Nature Management, the Ural Forest Engineering University, in the city of Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia. Editor-in-Chief for peer-reviewed journal «Skvortsovia. Int. J. Salicology & Plan Biol.», associate editor for peer-reviewed journal «Ekologiya» (Rus. J. Ecol.). Research interests in plant morphogenesis, morphophysiological estimation of plants state and stability, forest genetics. Author and co-author of more than 200 papers, 3 patents for an inventions.
Papers in eLibrary.ru (Rus. Sci. Cit. Index) – 127
Total eLibrary.ru citations – 403; eLibrary.ru Hirsch index – 11.
Papers in Scopus – 17
Total Scopus citations – 92; Scopus Hirsh index – 3.
Total Web of Science Core Collection citations – 77;
Web of Science Core Collection Hirsh index – 3.