Peter Fantke is associate professor in quantitative sustainability assessment with research experience in and focus on assessing environmental fate, human and ecosystem exposure, and toxicological impacts of chemicals. He contributed to several national and international projects focusing on life cycle impact assessment, external cost analysis, socioeconomic analysis, environmental risk assessment, and alternatives assessment incl. chemical substitution. He is executive manager of USEtox, the UNEP/SETAC scientific consensus model for characterizing toxicity impacts of chemicals. He contributes to training at MSc and PhD level, organizes international training workshops, initiated and coordinates internal training in his research division, and coordinates global task forces on quantifying emissions of pesticides and addressing health effects from exposure to fine particulate matter.
In 2020, Peter Fantke received ISES' Joan M. Daisey Outstanding Young Scientist Award to recognize outstanding contributions to the science of human exposure analysis.