Professor Seeram Ramakrishna,

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng is the Chair of Circular Economy Task force at the National University of Singapore (NUS), which is ranked among the top 11 universities in the world. He is a member of Enterprise Singapore NMC on ISO/TC323 on Circular Economy. He is an advisor to the Singapore National Environmental Agency’s CESS events ( He is a member of World Economic Forum (WEF) Committee on Future of Production-Sustainability. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Springer NATURE Journal Materials Circular Economy ( He is an editorial board member of NATURE Scientific Reports.

His leadership roles includes NUS University Vice-President (Research Strategy); Dean of NUS Faculty of Engineering; Director of NUS Enterprise; Director of NUS Industry Liaison Office; Founding Co-Director of NUS Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Initiative, NUSNNI; and Founding Chairman of Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, SERIS. He founded a successful international organization- the Global Engineering Deans Council, GEDC ( He advices universities, corporations and governments around the world (

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.