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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.

Newest selected publications

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.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Axon, CJ. and Darton, RC. (2021) 'Sustainability and risk – a review of energy security'. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 27. pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 2352-5509

Journal article

Balta-Ozkan, N., Watson, T., Connor, PM., Axon, CJ., Whitmarsh, L., Spence, A. and et al. (2020) 'FAR out? An examination of converging, diverging and intersecting smart grid futures in the United Kingdom'. Energy Research and Social Science, 70. pp. 101675 - 101675. ISSN: 2214-6296

Journal article
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