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Shufan Wu

Chair Professor, Executive Dean of School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Prof Dr Shufan Wu, currently a chair professor and the executive dean of the school of aeronautics and astronautics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), the founder/board chairman of the Beijing MinoSpace Technology Co Ltd, and the co-founder/board member of the Beijing LandSpace Technology CO Ltd, was graduated from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) in China with BSc, MSc, and PHD in 1990. He worked as an associate professor (1994) and full professor (1998) in NUAA, then he has spent 17 years in Europe working at the TU Braunschweig of Germany in 1995-1996, TU Delft of the Netherlands in 1998-1999, Surrey University of UK in 2000-2002, and the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) of the European Space Agency (ESA) in 2002-2013, working all the time in aerospace research and technologies. He served as the Chief engineer and manager of the China-French cooperated science satellite SVOM project and the STU-2 CubeSat mission during 2013-2017 in the Shanghai Engineering Centre for Microsatellites. He joined SJTU in July 2017 as a chair professor and executive dean of the school of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and simultaneously set up the Beijing MinoSpace Technology Co Ltd in Beijing, a commercial company for nano-micro-small satellite technology and engineering.