Professor Seeram Ramakrishna

Seeram RamakrishnaProfessor Dr PE Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng is an analyst & speaker at the meetings facilitated by UNESCO, World Bank, OECD, EU, ASEAN, Governments, Universities, and professional organizations around the world.  

His university leadership includes National University of Singapore (NUS) Vice-President for Research Strategy; Dean of Faculty of Engineering; and Director of Center for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology. His global contributions include Founder of Global Engineering Deans Council (www.gedc.org); Global Observatory for Learning; Vice-President of International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES); Board Member of Asia Society for Innovation & Policy (ASIP); and Council Member of Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES).

Professor Ramakrishna is a Highly Cited Materials Scientist. He authored 6 books and ~ 600 journal papers which attracted ~ 31,000 citations and 82 H-index. He is on the editorial boards of ~ 10 international journals. He received PhD from the University of Cambridge, and the management training from the Harvard University. He is an elected international fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, UK; National Academy of Engineering, India; Institution of Engineers Singapore; ASEAN Academy of Engineering & Technology; American Association of the Advancement of Science; ASM International; American Society for Mechanical Engineers; American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering; Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK; and Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining, UK. He served on the management boards of several national and international organizations, and advices tertiary institutions and corporates worldwide.