ICNF 2021 - 5th International Conference on Natural Fibers

Seeram Ramakrishna

Seeram Ramakishna

Fibers and Circular Economy & Sustainability


National University of Singapore, Singapore


Professor Seeram Ramakrishna, FREng, Everest Chair is among the top three impactful authors at the National University of Singapore, NUS (https://academic.microsoft.com/institution/165932596) which is ranked among the top ten engineering universities of the world. He is the Director of Center for Nanofibers & Nanotechnology at NUS, and regarded as the guru of electrospinning & nanofibers (http://nart2020.com/conferenceinfo/). He is named among the World’s Most Influential Minds (Thomson Reuters), and the Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers in materials science and cross-field categories (Clarivate Analytics). Microsoft Academic ranked him among the top 26 authors out of three million materials researchers worldwide (https://academic.microsoft.com/authors/192562407).  Listed among the top three scientists of the world as per the Stanford University researcher study on career-long impact of researchers or c-score (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bUJrvurVVBbxSl9eFZRSHFif7tt30-5U/view). 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; and American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, USA.  He is a senior member of IEEE, USA.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Springer NATURE journal Materials Circular Economy (https://www.springer.com/journal/42824/editors). 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” in his foreword for the Springer Nature book on Circular Economy (ISBN: 978-981-15-8509-8). He is a member of UNESCO’s Global Independent Expert Group on Universities and the 2030 Agenda (EGU2030).  He is an Associate Editor of Advanced Fiber Materials journal (https://www.springer.com/journal/42765/editors) and eScience journal (http://www.keaipublishing.com/en/journals/escience/editorial-board/).


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  • - Application form (doc, pdf)
  • - Cond. of entry (pdf)



Abstract submission

24th January 2021

Communication of acceptance

15th February 2021

Early Bird registration

19th March 2021

Award Application

16th April 2021