Professor Paul Christensen
Prof of Pure & Applied Electrochem

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 5472
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  • Address: School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Bedson Building, The University, Newcastle, NE1 7RU

Research Interests


Research themes:

Natural Resources

Chemical Engineering Science

Industrial Relevance


Specialist Expertise
Novel instrumentation design.
Water, wastewater & waste treatment by electrochemical & photoelectrochemical methods (Advanced Oxidation Processes).
Electrocatalytic generation of ozone.
Academic/industrial interface & research & commercialisation.
Low temperature fuel cell electrocatalysis.
Ttechnology and component testing.

Specialist Equipment
In-situ electrochemical Fourier Transform Infra Red spectroscopy for 
the study of mechanism at electrode/electrolyte interface.
Novel in-situ spectroscopic methods for the rapid prediction of paint and polymer weatherability.