Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng is the Director of Center for Nanofibers and Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore (NUS), which is ranked as number one university in Asia, and among the top 20 universities in the world. He pioneered nanotechnology and materials informatics in Singapore.  He is a member of World Economic Forum (WEF) Committee on Future of Production-Sustainability. He chairs the Circular Economy taskforce.

He is a Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science (Clarivate Analytics). Thomson Reuters recognized among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. A European study placed him among the only five researchers from Singapore with H index over 100, and among the ~ 2,000 highly cited researchers (h > 100) in the world (  He authored over 1,000 international journal papers which received ~76,000 citations and 130 H-index.

He received PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK; and The General Management Training from the Harvard University, USA. He is a Distinguished Alumni of IITM.  He is an elected Fellow of UK Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng); Singapore Academy of Engineering; Indian National Academy of Engineering; and ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology.  He is an elected Fellow of International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE); Institution of Engineers Singapore; ISTE, India; Institution of Mechanical Engineers and Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, UK; and American Association of the Advancement of Science; ASM International; American Society for Mechanical Engineers; American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, USA.  He is an editorial board member of NATURE Scientific Reports.