Prof Dr Shufan Wu is currently a chair professor and the executive dean of the school of aeronautics and astronautics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He is the founder and board chairman of the Beijing MinoSpace Technology Co Ltd, and the co-founder and board member of the Beijing LandSpace Technology CO Ltd.
He worked as an associate professor in 1994 and full professor in 1998 in NUAA, then he has spent 17 years in Europe working at the TU Braunschweig of Germany from 1995 to1996 , TU Delft of the Netherlands from 1998 to 1999, Surrey University of UK from 2000 to 2002, and the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) of the European Space Agency (ESA) from 2002 to 2013, working in parallel in aerospace research and technologies.
From 2013 to 2017 he worked as the Chief engineer and manager of the China-French cooperated science satellite SVOM project and the STU-2 CubeSat mission in the Shanghai Engineering Centre for Microsatellites. In july 2017 he joined SJTU as chair professor and executive dean of the school of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and simultaneously found the Beijing MinoSpace Technology Co Ltd in Beijing which is a commercial company for nano-micro-small satellite technology and engineering.
Prof. Dr Shufan Wu will share his view on micro / nano Satellites and Commercial Space Development on May 21st at Space Forum.