Professor Seeram Ramakrishna
Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, Everest Chair is a senior professor and world-renowned researcher at the National University of Singapore (https://www.linkedin.com/in/seeram-ramakrishna/; https://blog.nus.edu.sg/seeram/). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Springer NATURE Journal Materials Circular Economy (https://www.springer.com/journal/42824), Associate Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Journal Circular Economy (https://www.journals.elsevier.com/circular-economy/editorial-board), and Director of Center for Nanotechnology and Sustainability. He is recognized among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, and Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers in materials science as well as cross-fields categories. He has an H-index of 174 and i10-index of 1,242 with ~144,961 citations for his publications to date. He is a co-author of an award-winning book An Introduction to Circular Economy, and UNESCO Report Knowledge-driven Actions: Transforming Higher Education for Global Sustainability (https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000380519). He is a member of EPR Advisory Committee of Singapore Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE). He Co-Chairs the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advocacy Group at the Singapore Institute of Directors (www.sid.org.sg). He is a member of ISO technical committee on Circular Economy. He is the Chairman of Climate Change TC at the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), and Plastics Recycling Center of Excellence at PRAS (www.pras.org.sg). He advises the IES Green Plan 2030. He is an evaluation panel member for the $3 million Alliance Prize in Circular Solutions for Flexibles, sponsored by the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (https://www.circularsolutions.theallianceprize.org/evaluation). European Commission Director-General for Environment, Excellency Daniel Calleja Crespo said “Professor Seeram Ramakrishna should be praised for his personal engagement leading the reflections on how to develop a more sustainable future for all”. He is a speaker of Asian Leadership Conference (https://alc.chosun.com/2022/speaker/speaker.html?lang=en&year=2022&pn=10#). He is an eminent resource person for universities, companies, governments, individuals, and international organizations. He received PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK; and the GMP training from Harvard University, USA.
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