Professor Paul Christensen has published over 170 papers and 1 book to date, with 4 book chapters and over 70 papers since 2004. He has a Google Scholar H-index of 46.
His research has been in collaboration with a wide range of excellent scientists and engineers across a variety of disciplines and was largely focussed on applied electrochemistry (water treatment, fuel cells, lithium ion batteries, electrochemical ozone generation) although many papers have also been published on the fundamental study of the electrode/electrolyte interface using in-situ FTIR spectroscopy. Professor Christensen has spun out two companies from Newcastle University (one in collaboration with Hong Kong University) and was brought into a third created to commercialize his intellectual property.
He has provided extensive consultancy expertise to a range of companies including Nissan. Recently, he begun exploring in-situ FTIR studies of the plasma/catalyst interface, with some success. Professor Christensen is a published amateur historian (four papers in History Scotland).