Dr. Jingyuan Xu

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Institute of Microstructure Technology
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen


  • 2023-present     Head of “ZEco Thermal Lab”, Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2021-2023         Humboldt Research Fellow, Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • 2020-2021         Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
  • 2018-2020         Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
  • 2013-2018         PhD Student, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2017                   Visiting Student, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Giessen

Research interests
Next-generation sustainable zero-carbon energy technologies for cooling, heating and/or power, with emphasis on the renewable energy sources (e.g., solar energy) and/or the waste heat, with the ultimate goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of climate change for sustainable future.

Selected Honors & Awards


To date (April 2023), I have published 1 book, more than 40 peer-reviewed journal papers, more than 20 conference presentations/papers, and owns 15 patents.

Vacant positions:
I am currently seeking talented individuals for the several positions within my research interests, including Bachelor and M.Sc. thesis, internships, visiting students, and postdocs. To apply, please send me an email at jingyuan xu does-not-exist.kit edu with a brief introduction about yourself. Please include information about your academic background, relevant experience, and your specific interest in this field.