Biography

Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, Everest Chair among the top three impactful authors at the National University of Singapore, NUS, and Singapore. He is the Chair of Circular Economy Taskforce. He is a member of the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee of the Singapore Institute of Directors and is a member of Enterprise Singapore’s and ISO’s Committees on ISO/TC323 Circular Economy and WG3 on Circularity. He also the Chair of Sustainable Manufacturing TC at the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES); and a member of the standards committee of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation. He is a member of the Technical Committee for Circularity of Materials, Environment, and Resources Standards Committee, Enterprise Singapore (ESG). He is an advisor to the Ministry of Sustainability & Environment- National Environmental Agency’s CESS events. He is a member of UNESCO’s Global Independent Expert Group on Universities and the 2030 Agenda and He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Springer NATURE Journal Materials Circular Economy-Sustainability. He is an Associate Editor of the escience journal. His Google Scholar lists more than 1800 articles with ~117,600 citations and ~ 159 H-index. He advises technology companies with sustainability vision such as TRIA, CeEntek, Green Li-Ion and InfraPrime.He is a Vice-President of the Asian Polymer Association and His senior academic leadership rolesincludeUniversityVice-President(ResearchStrategy); Dean of Faculty of Engineering;Director of NUS Enterprise; and Founding Chairman of Solar Energy Institute of Singapore. He is an elected Fellow of UK Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng); Singapore Academy of Engineering; and Indian National Academy of Engineering. He received Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK;&TGMP training from the HarvardUniversity, USA.