inducted into Russian science group
H. H. Hank Shugart Jr., the W. W.
Professor of Environmental
Sciences and director of the Global Environmental Change Program
at U.Va., was recently inducted into the Russian Academy of Sciences,
as a foreign member, at a reception held last month at the Russian
Embassy in Washington, D.C. The first foreign scientist to be
elected in his field, Shugart was recognized for his collaborative
work in the study and modeling of forest ecology.
Russian Academy of Sciences, established by Peter the Great in
1724, is the oldest and largest scientific organization in Russia
and the former Soviet Union.