PhD in Computer Science, TU München, Germany, 2015

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Beihang University, China, 2012

BEng in Astronautical Engineering, Beihang University, China, 2006

Email: j.wu-1 AT

Jun Wu

Associate Professor

Department of Design Engineering, TU Delft


Room: 32 B-3-030

Landbergstraat 15

2628 CE Delft

The Netherlands

Tel.: +31 (0)15 27 84858

Research Interests

Geometric and Physical Modeling, Design Optimization, Surgical Simulation

News [old]

[2017-10-15] Our paper on Support-Free Hollowing is accepted to TVCG.

[2017-10-01] Weiming is selected for the LEaDing fellowship. Congratulations and welcome to Delft!

[2017-08-28] The shell-infill work is featured on and

[2017-08-25] A research proposal together with colleagues from the Faculty of Applied Sciences is selected for funding by the TU Delft Health Initiative.

[2017-08-11] The shell-infill paper is accepted for publication in CMAME. I'm very happy with the efficient review process.

[2017-06-16] I gave a presentation on Nature-Inspired Design Optimization to journalists at Bessensap 2017.

[2017-05-31] Our demonstrator proposal "It's What's on the Insider that Matters" is approved by the Design United.

[2017-04-29] The Eurographics tutorial Topology Optimization for Computational Fabrication was a great success. Course notes can be found here.

[2017-04-20] I was invited to present at Bessensap 2017, a science-for-the-public event organized by NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research).

[2017-04-03] It was a nice visit to Strasbourg. Fascinating research is happening in Dr. Stephane Cotin's MIMESIS group.

[2017-03-02] A visit to Munich during Fasching, I visited colleagues at TU Munich and SEIMENS. Müller´sches Volksbad was my first stop.

[2017-02-17] The infill approach is featured on and

[2017-01-17] Our paper on Bone-like Infill Optimization is accepted for publication in TVCG.

Topology Optimization Demo (Download, 3.32MB) Virtual Cutting Demo (Download, 1.76MB)

Publications Google Scholar

Note: The materials presented below are for academic use only.

  1. Weiming Wang, Yong-Jin Liu, Jun Wu, Shengjing Tian, Charlie C.L. Wang, Ligang Liu, and Xiuping Liu, Support-Free Hollowing, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), doi:10.1109/TVCG.2017.2764462, October 2017

  2. Jun Wu, Anders Clausen, and Ole Sigmund, "Minimum Compliance Topology Optimization of Shell-Infill Composites for Additive Manufacturing", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol.326, pp.358-375, November 2017

    1. Xiaoting Zhang, Guoxin Fang, Chengkai Dai, Jouke Verlinden, Jun Wu, Emily Whiting, and Charlie C.L. Wang, "Thermal-comfort design of personalized casts", ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST), Quebec City, Canada, October 22-25, 2017 [PDF] [Video@YouTube]

  3. Jun Wu, Niels Aage, Rüdiger Westermann, and Ole Sigmund, "Infill Optimization for Additive Manufacturing -- Approaching Bone-like Porous Structures", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 1127-1140, Feb. 1 2018 [InfillModels 20.48MB]

  4. Jun Wu, Charlie C.L. Wang, Xiaoting Zhang, and Rüdiger Westermann, "Self-Supporting Rhombic Infill Structures for Additive Manufacturing", Computer-Aided Design, vol.80, pp.32-42, November 2016 [TestModels 0.99MB]

  5. Jun Wu, Lou Kramer, and Rüdiger Westermann, "Shape Interior Modeling and Mass Property Optimization Using Ray-reps", Computers & Graphics (Proc. of Shape Modeling International), vol.58, pp.66-72, August 2016

  6. Marc Treib, Kai Bürger, Jun Wu, and Rüdiger Westermann, "Compression and Heuristic Caching for GPU Particle Tracing in Turbulent Vector Fields", VISIGRAPP (Selected Papers) 2015, Springer, pp.144--165, 2016

  7. Jun Wu, Christian Dick, and Rüdiger Westermann, "A System for High-Resolution Topology Optimization", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, vol.22, no.3, pp.1195--1208, March 2016 (Feature article in this TVCG issue)

  8. Jérémie Dumas, An Lu, Sylvain Lefebvre, Jun Wu, and Christian Dick, "By-Example Synthesis of Structurally Sound Patterns", ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proc. of SIGGRAPH 2015), vol.34, no.4, pp.137:1--137:12, July 2015

  9. Marc Treib, Kai Bürger, Jun Wu, and Rüdiger Westermann, "Analyzing the Effect of Lossy Compression on Particle Traces in Turbulent Vector Fields", International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications, pp.279--288, Berlin, Germany, March 11-14, 2015

  10. Jun Wu, Rüdiger Westermann, and Christian Dick, "A Survey of Physically Based Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies", Computer Graphics Forum, vol.34, no.6, pp.161--187, 2015

  11. Jun Wu, Rüdiger Westermann, and Christian Dick, "Physically-based Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies: A Survey", Eurographics State-of-the-Art Reports, pp. 1-19, Strasbourg, France, April 7-11, 2014

  12. Jun Wu, Rüdiger Westermann, and Christian Dick, "Real-Time Haptic Cutting of High-Resolution Soft Tissues", Studies in Health Technology and Informatics (Proc. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR), Manhattan Beach, California, USA, February 19 - 22, 2014), vol.196, pp.469-475, 2014.

  13. Jun Wu, Christian Dick, and Rüdiger Westermann, "Efficient Collision Detection for Composite Finite Element Simulation of Cuts in Deformable Bodies", The Visual Computer (Special Issue of the 30th Computer Graphics International (CGI), Hannover, Germany, June 12-14, 2013), vol.29, no.6-8, pp.739-749, June 2013.

  14. Jun Wu, Kai Bürger, Rüdiger Westermann, and Christian Dick, "Interactive Residual Stress Modeling for Soft Tissue Simulation", The 3rd Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), pp.81-89, Norrköping, Sweden, Sep. 27-28, 2012. (Back cover image)

Papers in Chinese

Past affiliations

2015.12--2016.08 Topology Optimization Group, Prof. Ole Sigmund, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

2010.09--2015.11 Computer Graphics & Visualization Group, Prof. Rüdiger Westermann, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany

2009.09--2009.12 Geometric Design and Manufacturing Lab, Prof. Charlie C. L. Wang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, P. R. China

2006.09--2010.08 Human-Machine Interaction Lab, Prof. Yuru Zhang, Prof. Dangxiao Wang, Beihang University, Beijing, P. R. China

Academic Services

Reviewer for

  • ACM Trans. on Graphics

  • ASME Journal of Mechanical Design

    • Computer-Aided Design

  • Computer Graphics Forum

  • Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

    • Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering

    • Computers & Graphics

    • IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications

    • IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering

    • IEEE Trans. on Haptics

  • IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics

    • Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing

    • PLOS ONE

    • Robotica

    • The Visual Computer

    • Conferences:

    • SIGGRAPH, IEEE VIS, IEEE ICRA, ACM VRST, WorldHaptics, IEEE Haptic Symposium, EuroHaptics, CAD/Graphics

Program committee member for

  • The Fourth Workshop on Smart Robotics (2018)

  • Computer Graphics International (2017)

  • International Conference on Virtual Reality and Visualization (2016)