Steffen Foss Hansen

Associate Professor

Steffen Foss Hansen

Department of Environmental and Resource Engineering


Building 115 Room 144

2800 Kgs. Lyngby





Steffen Foss Hansen is an associate professor in regulatory engineering at Department of Environmental and Resource Engineering, Technical University of Denmark. He has a master's degree in Technological and Socio-Economic Planning (Roskilde University, 2005), a master in environmental law (Aarhus University, 2022), a PhD in Regulation of Nanomaterials (DTU, 2009), and a Dr. tech. (DTU, 2018). He conducts research into risk analysis and governance of nanotechnologies and emerging materials and technologies, and the applicability of decision-making tools under scientific uncertainty. Dr. Hansen is an international recognized expert in regulation of emerging technologies and materials and has been a member of several expert groups giving advice to e.g., ECHA, EEA, OECD, the WHO and national EPAs and is on the advisory panel of the Nature Nanotechnology in matters of nanotechnology and society. He is also associate editor of the scientific journal, NanoImpact and a grant assessor of NANO2021 Innovation projects on advanced materials for the Norwegian Research Council.