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Geoffrey Hammond is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Bath, and was founder Director of the University's Institute of Sustainable Energy and the Environment (I.SEE). His research interests are mainly concerned with the technology assessment of energy systems, industrial decarbonisation, and energy transition pathways to a low carbon future. This employed methods derived from the engineering and environmental sciences. He was the Principal Investigator [and Co-Leader] of the EPSRC ‘Realising Transition Pathways’ Consortium of nine university partners, and Co-Director of the EPSRC 'Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products' (CIE-MAP). He was co-orginator of the 'Inventory of Carbon and Energy' database, jointy funded by the Carbon Trust and the EPSRC, now widely used for the calculation of 'carbon footprints' for products and in construction. His publications include those for which he was the joint recipient of the Dufton Silver Medal (CIBSE, 1984), the George Stephenson Prize (IMechE, 2009), the James Watt Medal (ICE, 2015), and the Baker Medal (ICE, 2019). His keynote/invited lectures have been presented nationally and internationally, including the opening keynote address at the 10th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2018) held in Hong Kong (China). Appointed an Output Assessor on ‘Energy and Sustainability’ for the UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). 

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Projects 2003 2018

CIE-MAP

Hammond, G.

1/08/1530/11/18

Project: Research council

Industry
Reels
Steel
Iron ores
Purchasing
Industry
Reels
Steel
Iron ores
Purchasing

Realising Transition Pathways

Hammond, G.

1/05/1230/04/16

Project: Research council

Electricity
Carbon
Economics
Energy policy
Decision making

Transition Pathways Final Conference

Hammond, G.

1/04/1230/06/12

Project: Research council

Research Output 1998 2019

Analysis of the potential for energy demand and carbon emissions reduction in the iron and steel sector

Griffin, P. W. & Hammond, G. P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Energy Procedia. 158, p. 3915-3922 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Bioenergy utilization for a low carbon future in the UK: the evaluation of some alternative scenarios and projections

Allen, P. & Hammond, G., 19 May 2019, In : BMC Energy. 1, 24 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

BMC Energy: a home for all energy and fuels research

Manning, H., Chang, J-S., Fang, H., Hammond, G., Yang, Y. & Lee, S. Y., 16 May 2019, In : BMC Energy. 1, 1, 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Energy saving potential of high temperature heat pumps in the UK Food and Drink sector

Cooper, S., Hammond, G., Hewitt, N., Norman, J., Tassou, S. & Youssef, W., 18 Mar 2019, In : Energy Procedia. 161, p. 142-149 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Thesis

An assessment of UK bioenergy production, resource availability, biomass gasification and life cycle impacts

Author: Adams, P., 1 May 2011

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An Interdisciplinary Assessment of Biogas Production and the Bioenergy Potential within the South West of England

Author: Mezzullo, W., 1 Jul 2010

Supervisor: McManus, M. (Supervisor) & Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Carbon and ecological footprints for the 21st century

Author: Cranston, G., 1 Aug 2010

Supervisor: Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Determination of the convective heat transfer coefficients from the surfaces of buildings within urban street canyons

Author: Smith, J., 1 Mar 2010

Supervisor: Hammond, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Energy Analysis of UK Industry System with Emphasis on the Iron and Steel Sector

Author: Wang, L., 13 Jun 2012

Supervisor: Hammond, G. (Supervisor) & Macgregor, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisMPhil

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