Sebastian Thöns works as an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Denmark and the BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing in Berlin, Germany.

He received his civil engineering, structural engineering and doctoral degrees from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, the University of Manchester, UK, and the ETH Zurich in Switzerland, respectively.

The research and teaching activities are focussed on decision processes and decision analytics in engineering, also in the contexts of value of information analyses in conjunction with structural health information.