Center for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology
National University of Singapore
Bio: Prof Dr PE Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, is the Director of Center for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology at the National University of Singapore. Thomson Reuters recognized him among the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. He is a Highly Cited Researcher (www.highlycited.com). He authored 6 books and ~ 700 ISI listed journal papers, which attracted ~ 40, 000 citations and 95 H-index. He is an editorial board member of ~ 10 international journals. His research outcomes have been translated into products and available in several countries. He is an UNESCO expert on nanotechnologies for clean water. He received PhD from the University of Cambridge, and TGMP from Harvard University. His academic leadership includes National University of Singapore Vice-President (Research Strategy); Dean of Faculty of Engineering; Director of NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute; and Chairman of Solar Energy Institute of Singapore. His global leadership includes Founding Chair of Global Engineering Deans Council, and Co-Founder, University Excellence Care Project (www.uecare.org). He is an elected international fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, UK; National Academy of Engineering, India; Institution of Engineers Singapore; AAET, ASEAN; and professional societies AAAS, ASM International, ASME, and AIMBE, USA; IMechE, and IoM3, UK.