Anders Baun is professor in risk assessment of nanomaterials and head of section for environmental chemistry at the Department of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Denmark. He is the author of more than 250 scientific peer-reviewed contributions (108 of which are ISI papers) and has presented his research at more than 75 international conferences. He served as associate editor for the highly ranked journal Water Research (2004-2008) and is currently associate editor for Nanotoxicology. He is a member of the steering committee of the Swiss National Research programme for nanomaterials. In 2008 he received the Environmental Award (40,000 Euro), in 2011 the Statoil Prize (13,000 Euro) and in 2012 the World Cultural Council's for his research in environmental effects of nanomaterials. In 2009 he was awarded the “PhD Supervisor of the Year” award at DTU.