Dr. ir. Wu, J.

Jun Wu is an associate professor of Materials and Manufacturing at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. His research is focusing on computational design, design for additive manufacturing, and topology optimization.

Academic Background

Jun Wu obtained a PhD in Computer Science in 2015 from Technical University of Munich, Germany, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 2012 from Beihang University, Beijing, China. Before joining the Technical University ofTU Delft in September. 2016, he workedwas as a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark. 


  • 2010-2015
    PhD in Computer Science, 
    Technical University of Munich, Germany 
  • 2006 – 2011
    PhD in Mechanical Engineering, 
    Beihang University, Beijing, China
  • 2002 – 2006
    B.Eng in Astronautics Engineering, 
    Beihang University, Beijing, China


  • Since July 2022
    Associate professor, Design Engineering, TU Delft
  • September 2016 – July 2022
    Assistant professor, Design Engineering, TU Delft            
  • December 2015 – August 2016
    Postdoc, Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
  • September 2010 – November 2015
    Research assistant, Computer Science, Technical University of Munich
  • September 2009 – December 2009
    Research assistant, Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • September 2006 – August 2010
    Research assistant, Mechanical Engineering, Beihang University 


Specialisation / Field of research

  • Geometric and physical modelling
  • Computational fabrication
  • Design optimization
  • Surgical simulation
  • Computer haptics 

Lectures and/or coaches students on Design optimization Computational fabrication

  • Design optimization
  • Computational fabrication  


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