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Dr Colin Axon

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

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

Journal article

Roberts, SH., Foran, BD., Axon, CJ. and Stamp, AV. (2021) 'Is the service industry really low-carbon? Energy, jobs and realistic country GHG emissions reductions'. Applied Energy, 292. pp. 1 - 33. ISSN: 0306-2619 Open Access Link

Journal article

Granell, R., Axon, CJ., Kolokotroni, M. and Wallom, DCH. (2021) 'Predicting electricity demand profiles of new supermarkets using machine learning'. Energy and Buildings, 234. pp. 110635 - 110635. ISSN: 0378-7788 Open Access Link

Journal article

Axon, CJ., Aboshady, FM. and Pisica, I. (2021) 'Stochastic Modeling of Vehicle Arrival for the UK’s First Electric Vehicle Charging Forecourt'.IEEE PES ISGT North America. Washington DC. 16 - 18 February. IEEE. pp. 1 - 5. ISSN: 2167-9665 Open Access Link

Conference paper
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