Dr. ir. Wu, J.

Assistant Professor of Advanced Manufacturing
Department Design Engineering, Section Advanced Manufacturing

Biography

Jun Wu is an assistant professor at the department of Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology. He obtained his PhD (2015) in Computer Science from TU Munich, Germany, and a PhD (2012) in Mechanical Engineering from Beihang University, China, where he also received a BEng (2006) in Astronautics Engineering. Before joining TU Delft, he was a postdoc at the department of Mechanical Engineering at TU Denmark. 

Jun has been working in the fields of computer-aided design, computer graphics, computer haptics, robotics, surgical simulation, and computational mechanics. His research focuses on geometric and physical modelling, computational fabrication, and design optimization.

Education

  • 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

Experience

  • Since September 2016
    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  
"Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler." - Albert Einstein

Publications

  • Click here for an overview of my publications (Google Scholar)
  • Click here for an overview of my publications (Research gate)