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Div. Innovative Nuclear Systems

Head:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Xu Cheng

Mailing Address:
Kaiserstraße 12
Geb. 07.08.
76131 Karlsruhe

Visitors:
Vincenz-Prießnitz-Straße 3
76131 Karlsruhe

Secretariat:
Phone: +49 721 608 45135
FAX: +49 721 608 45130

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Prof. Cheng

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 sekretariat@ifrt.kit.edu)
Room: 328.2
Phone: +49 721 608 45356
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Curriculum Vitae

Familiy name: Cheng
First name: Xu
Date of birth: September 28, 1963
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
seit 2009 Professor at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Chair of Innovative Nuclear Systems

Research Subjects

  • Advanced Nuclear Systems
  • Nuclear Safety
  • Thermal-Hydraulics

Main Social Activities - Journals

  • Editor of Journal "Nuclear Engineering and Design", Elsevier Publisher, ISSN 0029-5493
  • Associate Editor of Journal “Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science", ASME
  • Associate Editor of "International Journal of Contemporary Energy", ISSN 2363-6440
  • Editorial Advisory Panel Member of ICE Publishing, ICE Proceedingsin Energy, ISSN 1751-4223, E-ISSN: 1751-4231
  • Section Editor of Journal "Frontiers in Energy", ISSN: 2095-1701, Springer Verlag

Main Social Activities - International Conferences

  • Int. Member of Steering Committee of 16th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics (NURETH-16), August 30 - September 4, 2015, Chicago, USA
  • Member of Steering Committee of 7th Int. Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR-7), March 15-18, 2015, Helsinki, Finland
  • Member of Steering Committee & Technical Program Committee of International Topical Meeting NUTHOS-10, December 14-18, 2014, Okinawa, Japan
  • Co-Chairman of Technical Program Committee, International Workshop on Nuclear Safety and Severe Accident (NUSSA-2012), September 3-5, 2014, Tokyo, Japan
  • Member of Steering Committee of 6th Int. Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR-6),    March 3-7, 2013, Shenzhen, China
  • Chairman of Technical Program Committee and Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Nuclear Safety and Severe Accidents (NUSSA2012), September 7-8, 2012, Beijing, China
  • Member of Steering Committee, 5th Int. Symposium on Supercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR-5), March 13-16, 2011, Vancouver, Canada
  • Chairman of Technical Program Committee, 8th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-8), October 10-14, 2010, Shanghai, China
  • Steering Committee Member, 4th Int. Symposium on SUpercritical Water-Cooled Reactors (ISSCWR-4), Heidelberg, Germany, March 8-11, 2009
  • Co-Chair of Technical Program Committee, 7th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-7), October 5-9, 2008, Seoul, Korea
  • Chairman of Technical Program Committee, Int. Workshop on Thermal-Hydraulics of Innovative Reactor and Transmutation Systems (THIRS), Karlsruhe, Germany, April 14-16, 2008
  • Chairman of Technical Program Committee, International Workshop on Passive Safety Systems in Advanced Water.Cooled Reactors (IPASS), Shanghai, China, April 28-30, 2008
  • Chairman of Technical Program Committee, 3rd Int. Symposium on SCWR-Desgin and Technology, Shanghai, China, March 12-15, 2007

Main Social Activities - Summer Schools

Organizer and Lecturer Sino-Korean Summer School on Nuclear Enginneering           (since 2007)
Member of Advisory Board Modeling, Experimentation and Validation (MeV) Summer School, USA (since 2008)
Member of Advisory Board and Lecturer IAEA Training Course of SCWR (since 2011)

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

  • Member of Executive Committee of Thermal-Hydraulics Division (THD) of American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • Member of Program Committee of European Nuclear Society (ENS)
  • Adjunct Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Guest Professor, China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE), China
  • Guest Professor, Xi'an Jiao Tong University, China
  • Member of Expert Committee, State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation, China
  • Senior Advisory Board Member of China General Nuclear Power Corporation, China