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Dr Colin Axon
Senior Lecturer

Howell Building 121


Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Energy Futures. My research is about the use of energy in the urban environment and the limits to natural resources. My main areas of interest are in energy security, sustainability, transport, electricity networks, and resource efficiency. I use techniques and methods including the application of robust methods for metrics and indicators, and data mining and analytics.I have published more than 80 reviewed articles and technical reports.


BSc (Lond), MSc, PGCE (Bris), PhD (Brunel), MInstP, CPhys, MEI


Undergraduate Admissions Tutor for our degrees in Mechanical, Aerospace,and Automotive Engineering, and our Engineering Foundation Year.

REF2028 Impact Champion for engineering.

Departmental exams co-ordinator.

Newest selected publications

Roberts, SH. and Axon, CJ. (2022) 'Analysing the rising price of new private housing in the UK: A national accounting approach'. Habitat International, 130 (December 2022). pp. 1 - 20. ISSN: 0197-3975 Open Access Link

Journal article

Granell, R., Axon, CJ., Kolokotroni, M. and Wallom, DCH. (2022) 'A reduced-dimension feature extraction method to represent retail store electricity profiles'. Energy and Buildings, 0 (in press). pp. 112508 - 112508. ISSN: 0378-7788 Open Access Link

Journal article

Aboshady, FM., Pisica, I. and Axon, CJ. (2022) 'A stochastic model for estimating electric vehicle arrival at multi-charger forecourts'. Energy Reports, 8. pp. 11569 - 11578. ISSN: 2352-4847 Open Access Link

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Axon, CJ. and Darton, RC. (2021) 'The causes of risk in fuel supply chains and their role in energy security'. Journal of Cleaner Production, 324. pp. 1 - 16. ISSN: 0959-6526 Open Access Link

Journal article

Axon, CJ. and Darton, RC. (2021) 'Measuring risk in fuel supply chains'. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 28. pp. 1663 - 1676. ISSN: 2352-5509 Open Access Link

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