Prof. Dr.-Ing. Xu Cheng

  • Professorship
  • Group: Innovative Nuclear Systems
  • Office Hours: FR. 14:00 - 15:00 Uhr während Vorlesungszeit (außerhalb der Sprechstunde nach Vereinbarung über
  • Room: 328.2
    CS 07.08
  • Phone: +49 721 608-45356
  • Vincenz-Priessnitz Str. 3
    76131 Karlsruhe
Titel Typ Semester Beginn
Sprechstunde (Sprechst.) SS 2024
Vorlesung (V) WS 23/24 27.10.2023
Vorlesung (V) WS 23/24
Vorlesung (V) WS 23/24 26.10.2023
Übung (Ü) WS 23/24
Vorlesung (V) SS 2024 18.04.2024
Vorlesung (V) SS 2024 19.04.2024
Block-Vorlesung (BV) SS 2024 29.07.2024
Block (B) SS 2024 22.07.2024

Curriculum Vitae

Familiy name: Cheng
First name: Xu
Working place: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Present position: Chair of Innovative Nuclear Systems, KIT


Educational Background

07/1982 B.Sc., Xi’an Jiao Tong University, China
09/1986 Dipl.-Ing. Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
02/1991 PhD, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany


Scientific Career

1986-1991 Scientific assistant at Institute of Nuclear Engineering, TU Braunschweig, Germany
1991-2005 Scientific staff member at Institute for Nuclear and Energy Technologies, Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany   
2001-2002 Visiting scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, USA
2002-2005 Head of the group “Accelerator Driven Subcritical Systems” at Institute for Nuclear and Energy Technologies, Research Center Karlsruhe, Germany  
2006-2009 Professor and Dean,  School of Nuclear Science and Engineering (SNSE),                 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China
since 2009 Professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Chair of Innovative Nuclear Systems


Main Social Activities - Journals

  • Editor of Journal "Nuclear Engineering and Design", Elsevier Publisher, ISSN 0029-5493
  • Section Editor of Journal "Frontiers in Energy", ISSN: 2095-1701, Springer Verlag


Main Social Activities - International Conferences (since 2015)

  • General Chair von 2 Konferenzen: ATH’18 (2018, Anaheim), NUTHOS-13 (2020, Vancouver)
  • Co-Chair of Technical Program Committee von 3 Konferenzen: NUTHOS-14 (2022, Taiwan), NUTHOS-12 (2018, Qingdao), NUTHOS-11 (2016, Gyeongju)
  • Member of the Int. Steering Committee von 3 Konferenzen: SNA+MC 2020 (2020, Tokyo), NURETH-17 (2017, Xi’an), NURETH-16 (2015, Chicago)


Coordination of International Research Projects

1997-2000 Coordinator of EC FP4 Project "Data Base of Containment Thermal-Hydraulics (DABASCO)"
2010-2015 Coordinator of EC FP7 Project "Thermal-Hydraulics of Innovative Nuclear Systems (THINS)"
2011-2015 Coordinator of EU-China Collaboration Project "Supercritical Water In-Pile Fuel Qualification Test"


Other Social Positions

  • Fellow, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • Member of Program Committee of European Nuclear Society (ENS)