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Areas of expertise

  • Air
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biosensors & Diagnostics
  • Environment and Health
  • Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement Science
  • Natural Capital
  • Water Science and Engineering


  • BSc Biological Sciences, University of Leicester
  • MSc Biological Computation, University of York
  • PhD Bioengineering (cardiac pacemakers), CNAA
  • MSc Medical Diagnostics, Cranfield University.

Dr Chris Walton's research career has spanned three decades and an eclectic mix of disciplines including engineering, software development, mathematical modelling, database design, metabolic medicine and statistics.

Chris is a Member of the Institute of Biology, a Chartered Biologist, and an Affiliate of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Current activities

  • Trace gas analysis
  • Development of novel diagnostics for medicine and environmental health
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Sensor networks for environmental analysis


  • NERC
  • Department for Transport
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Innovate UK
  • Thales UK
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Nutriad Ltd
  • Consultancy and air quality monitoring for SMEs and other organisations.


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