Log In

Jain-Ming Wu

consultant , aerospace engineering educator

Jain-Ming Wu, Chinese aerospace engineering educator, consultant. award Tennessee section 1970). Club: Tullahoma Country.


Wu, Jain-Ming was born on August 13, 1933 in Nanking, China. Son of Yong-Yu and Sun-See W. Wu.


Master of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1959, Doctor of Philosophy., 1965.


Teaching assistant California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1958-1965. Member technical staff National Engineer Science Company, Pasadena, 1960-1963. Successively assistant professor, 1965-1967, associate professor, 1967-1972, professor aerospace engineering University Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, since 1972, director gas dynamics division, since 1975, now Bernhard H. Goethert professor.

Visiting professor Von Karman Institute Fluid Dynamics, Rhode-St.-Genese, Belgium, 1970. Honorary professor Beijing Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics, China, 1985. Consultant Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1965, United States Army Research Office, 1968-1973, Messerschmitt-Bólkow-Blohm, West Germany, 1977-1979, Beoing Aerospace, 1977-1980.

President Engineering & Consultant, Inc., since 1977. Consultant Nielsen Engineering and Research, Inc., since 1983. Adviser Orbital Sciences Corporation, since 1983.

Honorary professor Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China, 1986. Vice president Tullahoma Unitarian Fellowship, 1969. Advisory Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma, 1977-1979.

Anthony scholar California Institute of Technology, 1965. Associate fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (chairman Tennessee section 1973, General H.H. Arnold award Tennessee section 1970). Member American Rocket Society, Southeastern Conference Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sigma Xi.


  • Contributor articles to technical journals.


Club: Tullahoma Country.


Married Ying-Chu Lin, June 13, 1959. Children– Ernest H., Albert H., Karen H. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1955.

Yong-Yu Wu

Sun-See W. Wu

Ying-Chu Lin

Ernest H. Wu

Albert H. Wu

Karen H. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Wu

National Taiwan University Wu

1955 Wu