Positions

Senior Research Director
Center for Space Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
Senior Biomedical Engineer
Translational Research Institute for Space Health
Houston, Texas, United States

Education

BS from Rice University
Chemical Engineering

Honors & Awards

Professional Awards
- NASA Group Achievement Award, Houston, TX, 2013
- Bioastronautics Contract BRAVO Award Recipient, Houston, TX, 2013
- NASA Group Achievement Award, Houston, TX, 2011
- NASA Ames Honor Award, Mountain View, CA, 2011
- Wyle Laboratories Team of the Year Award, Houston, TX, 2009
- NASA Space Life Sciences Directorate Special Professional Achievement Award, Houston, TX, 2005
- NASA Space and Life Sciences Directorate Special Professional Achievement Award, Houston, TX, 2004
- NASA Space and Life Sciences Directorate Special Space Flight Achievement Award, Houston, TX, 2002

Professional Statement

Jimmy Wu serves Baylor College of Medicine Center for Space Medicine (CSM) as associate director of the Exploration Medicine Laboratory with the focus of using engineering solutions to provide medical care in space. With CSM, Jimmy develops, evaluates, and integrates technologies that will reduce human system risk during exploration space flight missions. Jimmy also a member of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) serving as their Senior Biomedical Engineer. Jimmy’s role is to facilitate delivery of project deliverables to TRISH and NASA.

Previously, Jimmy worked at NASA Johnson Space Center for fourteen years providing engineering, integration, operations, research and development, information technology, and project management support to projects addressing human health and performance during space flight missions.