Researcher biography

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.

Featured projects Duration
Biosolid flow, separation and activity in anaerobic lagoons
Australian Research Council
20182020
Waste-to-Profits: Technologies for nutritionally advantaged feeds
20182022
An integrated research and education program in water, waste and energy within Australian agricultural industries
20172022
Wastes to Profits: Advanced Anaerobic Digestion
20182022
Assessment of smouldering as an efficient and low-cost alternative for management of agricultural solid wastes
20172019
Waste-to-Energy: fuelling sustainable wastewater treatment with food waste
20202022
Anaerobic membrane bioreactors: in vessel technology for high rate recovery of energy and nutrient resources.
20122017
Revolutionising sludge management turning costly waste into a safe product
20212024
Nutrient recovery from agri-industrial wastewater
20092017
Anaerobic treatment for emission reduction from solid manure residue
National Health and Medical Research Council
20132017
Enhanced energy recovery through anaerobic co-digestion in the Australian industry
20142018
Investigating water reuse and recycling opportunities in agriculture
20152017
Waste to protein: developing a sustainable feed base for agriculture using novel single cell protein biotechnologies
20152018
Linking biological processes to solids behaviour and performance in anaerobic lagoons
20152018
Algae Bacterial Aggregated Flocs (ABAF) for wastewater treatment and algae production industries (Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship)
20202023