2001-2006 西澳大利亚大学机械与化工学院生物工程博士              
1983-1987 昆明理工大学机械工程学院机械工程学士

2018至今     南方科技大学生物医学工程系副教授。

2015-2018  澳大利亚科廷大学土木和机械工程学院高级研究员, 博士生导师, 三维成像和生物工程实验室副主管
2012-2015  澳大利亚科廷大学土木和机械工程学院研究员, 博士生导师, 三维成像和生物工程实验室副主管。

2011-2012  西澳大学机械与化学工程学院三维图像实验室研究员, 博士生导师, 和实验室主管。

2006-2011  澳大利亚国家卫生和医学研究员, 博士生导师,西澳大学机械与材料工程学院三维图像实验室实验室副主管。   

1995-2000  西澳大学机械与材料工程学院三维图像实验室研究助理

1987-1994  中国有色金属工业总公司昆明贵金属研究所机械工程师.



2017 – 2019    National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Development    Grant (associate investigator), project title: Superior surgical fixation using a novel orthopaedic expandable fastener, $414,000

2011 – 2014    Australian Research Council, Linkage Awarded $840,000 from the ARC and $667,633 from Orthocell, EBonz, and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital as an Australian Research Council Linkage grant for the project title: Bioengineered bioscaffolds for Achilles tendinopathy treatment” in partnership with UWA, University of Auckland and Griffith University. (Intensively participated in writing the grant and the only named research fellow in the grant), total $1,507,633.

2006 – 2010    NHMRC Industry Fellowship (sole investigator), project title: Developing confocal arthroscopy for in vivo visualizing the  internal microstructure of articular cartilage for assessing early osteoarthritis, $362,000.

2010               UWA Research Development Award (sole investigator), project title: Studying Altered Mechanical Behaviour of Articular Cartilage in Relation to Disruption of the Articular Surface and the Collagen Matrix, $13,500.

2007               UWA Research Grant Scheme (sole investigator), project title: The   Role of the Surface of Articular Cartilage in Maintaining Cartilage Matrix Integrity and Healthy Joints”, $25,000.

2006               Travel Grant Award, ANZORS.

2003               Travel Award, International Society of Biomechanics.
2001 – 2005    A PhD scholarship (UPA) with stipend & Dr Julian Hunka top up   Scholarship,    UWA.

1993               Award for Scientific and Innovative Achievement (Non-Ferrous Metal Industry Cooperation of China, formerly the Ministry of Mining and Metallurgy of China). 
Citation: “this award was given to those who have made a great contribution in developing science and technology in China”.

1.JP Wu*, BJ Swift, T Becker, A Squelch, YC Zheng, J Xu, MH Zheng, A Wang, W Xue, XL Zhao, D Lloyd and TB Kirk, High resolution studying the 3D collagen fibrillar matrix in Achilles tendons without tissues labelling and dehydrating, J. Microscopy, 266 (3), 2017, 273-287. (Cover page of the issue). (corresponding author)
2.X Pan, JP Wu*, GT Allison, J Rubenson, MH Zheng, D Lloyd, B Gardiner, A Wang and TB Kirk, The three dimensional microstructural network of elastin, collagen and cells in Achilles tendons. J. Orthopaedic Research, 35 (6), 2017, 1203-1214. (corresponding author)
3.KY Wang, JP Wu, R Days, TB Kirk and XZ Hu, Characterizing depth dependent refractive index of articular cartilage subjected to mechanical wear or enzymic degeneration, J. Biomedical Optics, 21 (9), 2016, 095002, doi:10.1117/1.JBO.21.9.095002.
4.JP Wu*, M Walton, A Wang, P Anderson, T Wang, TB Kirk and MH Zheng, The development of confocal arthroscopy as optical histology for rotator cuff tendinopathy, J. Microscopy, 259 (3), 2015, 1-7. (corresponding author)
5.XJ Duan, JP Wu, B Swift and TB Kirk, Texture analysis of the 3D collagen network and automatic classification of the physiology of articular cartilage, J. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomechanical Engineering, 18(9), 2015, 931-943.
6.KY Wang, JP Wu and TB Kirk, Depth dependent refractive index of normal and early degenerated articular cartilage, J. Biomedical Optics, 2013, 18 (10): 105003.
7.XJ Duan, JP Wu and TB. Kirk, Rotated Hough Filtering for Automatically Distinguishing the Collagen Bundles in the Most Superficial Layer of Articular Cartilage, The IEEE J. Biomedical and Health Informatics, 17 (5): 922-927, 2013.
8.B He, JP Wu, HH Chen, TB. Kirk and J Xu, Elastin fibers display a versatile microfibril network in articular cartilage depending on the mechanical microenvironments. J. Orthopaedic Research, 2013, 1-9.
9.B He, JP Wu, SM Chim, J Xu and TB Kirk, Microstructural analysis of collagen and elastin fibres in the kangaroo articular cartilage reveals a structural divergence depending on its local mechanical environment. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2013, 21 (1): 237-245.
10.K Wang, JP Wu, R Days and TB Kirk, Utilizing confocal microscopy to measure refractive index of articular cartilage. J. Microscopy. 2012, 248 (3): 281-291.
11.D Smolinski, CW Jones, JP Wu, K Miller, TB Kirk, MH Zheng. Confocal arthroscopic assessment of osteoarthritis in situ. J. Arthroscopy and Related Surgery. 2008, 24: 423-429. 
12.JP Wu*, TB Kirk. Study of altered mechanical properties of articular cartilage in relation to the collagen network. J. Advanced Materials Research. 2008, 41-42: 9-14. (corresponding author)
13.JP Wu*, TB Kirk and MH Zheng. Study of the collagen structure in the superficial zone and physiological state of articular cartilage using a 3D confocal imaging technique. J. Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. 2008, 3: 29-. (corresponding author)
14.JP Wu*, TB Kirk, Z Peng, MH Zheng and K Miller. Quantitative characterizing the collagen orientation in the superficial zone for studying early degenerative changes in articular cartilage. J. Musculoskeletal Research. 2006, Volume 10: 1-12. (corresponding author)
15.JP Wu, Kirk TB, Z Peng, MH Zheng and K Miller. Utilization of two-dimensional Fast Fourier Transform and power spectral analysis for assessment of early degeneration of articular cartilage. J. Musculoskeletal Research. 2005, Volume 9: 1-13.