Steen Rasmussen, Professor Physics, Center Director, University of Southern Denmark & External Research Professor, Santa Fe Institute, USA. Previous 20 years research leader at Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA. Honors include P. Gorm-Petersens Mindelegat in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen, Magrethe II of Denmark (1988) & World Technology Network Reward, USA (2005). Won $35+ million in research grants to home institutions and consortia. Published 100+ peer reviewed papers, edited five books, 200+ invited presentations, 100+ media interviews including Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Three adult children. Lives at a farm by the sea.