October 24 and 25, 2016 general meetings of the Russian Academy of Sciences took place. Corresponding members, full members (academicians) and foreign members of the Academy of Sciences were elected. October 28, 2016 the results of the elections were approved at the general meeting of RAS.
The number of full members of RAS after the elections in 2016 is 940 at the maximum number up to 948, and their average age is 73.67 years. The number of corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences is 1160 in this year at the maximum number up to 1206, and their average age is lower than the full members' - only 66.69 years. Overall, there are 2100 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2016.
The average age of newly elected full members is about 63 years, corresponding members - 53 years.
Best wishes to Yury Yu. Balega for continued successful work in science and achieving new significant results!