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School of Engineering and Computing Sciences (ECS)

Profiles

Dr Jun Jie Wu, MSc (Oxon) DPhil (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer and International Coordinator in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42440
Room number: E212 (Christopherson)

(email at junjie.wu@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Dr Wu is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Bioengineering. Her research interests are in the areas of numerical modelling of natural and synthetic polymers, biomaterials for prostheses bearing surfaces, and functional tissue engineering.

She obtained her MSc in Computer Science (Parallel Computing) from Oxford University Computing Laboratory and a DPhil from Department of Engineering Science at Oxford University, where she was a Career Development Fellow before joining the University of Durham.

Since joining Durham, she has held and is currently holding research fundings as Principal investigator in Biomaterials, Modelling, Tissue engineering and Biotribology for a number of recent projects.

She is teaching/has taught the following courses: Bioengineering, Materials, Fluid Mechanics, Engineering Design, Dynamic System Modelling and Engineering drawing. 

Research Projects

EPSRC Funding on Novel Diagnostic Tool for Tissue Damage (total £1.28 million)

Leverhulme Grant on Lens Modelling

National Osteoporosis Society Funding on Hip Fracture

Medical Research Council Strategic Award on Biomaterials

Royal Academy of Engineering Funding on Tissue Engineering

EPSRC Funding on Novel Approaches for Improving UHMWPE Wear and Fatigue Properties in Knee Joints

EPSRC Funding on Adsorption and Adhesion on Semi-Crystalline Polymers

Technology Strategy Board Funding on Novel Hip 

Biomet Funding on Next Generation Joints

Morgan Advanced Ceramics Funding on Orthopaedic Arthroplasty

Biomet Funding on Structural and Biotribological Investigations of Ceramic-on-Ceramic Hip Joints

EPSRC and Biomet Funding on Structural and Biotribological Investigations of Ceramic-on-Metal Hip Joints

Publications

Conference Proceeding

  • Wu, Jun Jie, Stanley, Martin & Khan, Imran (2009). Biotribological and Structural Characterisations of Total Knee Replacements: A Prosim Knee Simulator Study. Knee Arthroplasty 2009: From Early Intervention to Intervention, London, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Journal Article

Patent

  • O’Connor JJ, Wu JJ & Buckley CP (2006). Method of Compression Moulding of Polymer Powder. European Patent: Patent No. EP1165300. Application filed: 30 November 1999. Granted: 30 November 1999
  • O’Connor JJ, Wu JJ & Buckley CP (2004). Method of Compression Moulding of Polymer Powder and Product Produced. US Patent: Patent No. US 6677415. Application filed: 30 November 1999. Granted: 30 November 1999
  • Wu JJ, Buckley CP & O'Connor JJ (1999). Compression Moulding. UK9907843. Application filed: 30 November 1999. Granted: 30 November 1999

Supervises