Dr Christopher Vagg


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Research interests

My research interests are in the area of electrified vehicle powertrains, and more widely in environmentally friendly forms of mobility. I generally focus on the system level: understanding where new technologies could be introduced to benefit the powertrain system, or where the full potential of existing technologies it not realised. I also examine the system-level barriers to new technology uptake and how these can be overcome to enable faster change.

I am a member of IAAPS - Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

Willing to supervise doctoral students

I am interested in supervising PhDs in the areas of electric powertrains and green mobility.

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Research Output

  • 34 Citations (Scopus)
    134 Downloads (Pure)

    Heat transfer in turbocharger turbines under steady, pulsating and transient conditions

    Burke, R. D., Vagg, C. R. M., Chalet, D. & Chesse, P., 1 Apr 2015, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 52, p. 185-197 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 31 Citations (Scopus)
    246 Downloads (Pure)

    Modelling and heuristic control of a parallel hybrid electric vehicle

    Enang, W., Bannister, C., Brace, C. & Vagg, C., 1 Sep 2015, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. 229, 11, p. 1494-1513 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 15 Citations (Scopus)
    181 Downloads (Pure)
  • A driver advisory tool to reduce fuel consumption: SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-2087

    Vagg, C., Brace, C., Hari, D., Akehurst, S. & Ash, L., 10 Mar 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)


    Optimal Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles for Real-World Driving Patterns

    Author: Vagg, C., 22 May 2015

    Supervisor: Brace, C. (Supervisor) & Akehurst, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD