Associate Professor Paul Jensen

Associate Professor

Australian Centre for Water and Environmental Biotechnology
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
p.jensen@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69973

Overview

Paul Jensen is a research leader in the areas of anaerobic biotechnology and resource recovery at ACWEB; and leads projects in the areas of waste treatment with a focus on recovery of renewable energy resources, production of bio-fertilizers, bio-plastics and other high value products from wastes and other low value raw materials.

Complex challenges require multi-disciplinary thinking and Paul’s team incorporates engineering, biological sciences, modelling and information processing approaches to research and technology development for a range of partners across municipal, agricultural, animal and industrial sectors.

Paul and ACWEB are recognised as both national and global experts on biogas and resource recovery technologies. They actively contributes to over 12 research and consulting projects per year with applications across the product development cycle. Importantly, the team are having real world impact, and have contributed to a range of major wastewater infrastructure projects in the last 5 years.

Research Interests

  • Anaerobic digestion and co-digestion
  • Industrial and Agri-industrial wastewater treatment
  • Energy and resource recovery from waste
  • Characterisation of waste streams and energy potential
  • Bio-reactor design and operation
  • Genome driven process design
  • Pilot Plant and Demonstration facilities
  • Microbial Activity and Inhibition

Qualifications

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) with Honours, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Batstone, D. J. and Jensen, P. D. (2011). Anaerobic processes. Treatise on Water Science. (pp. 615-640) edited by Peter Wilderer, Peter Rogers, Stefan Uhlenbrook, Fritz Frimmel and Keisuke Hanaki. Oxford, U.K.: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53199-5.00097-X

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision