Jianping Wu has been Professor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University from 1993. He is also a director of Network Research Center of Tsinghua University. From 1994, he has been in charge of China Education and Research Network (CERNET) which is the largest academic network in China as a director of both Network Center and Technical Board.
From 1999, he has been in charge of NSFCNET which is the first research network test bed forward to next generation Internet research. He is a member of Information Advisory Committee, Office of National Information Infrastructure, Secretariat of State Council of China, and a member of Expert Committee for Information of the State High Technology 863 Project. He is also a vice president of Internet Society of China (ISC), and chair of APAN and chair of APAN-CN. He was an AC of ICANN-ASO from 1999 to 2001. He had served as chairman or program committee member for many international conferences, such as chairman of CANS'1999-2002 and FORTE/PSTV'1999, and program committee member of INFOCOM'2002, ICNP'2001, FORTE/PSTV'1995-2002 and IWCTS'1995-2002 etc.
His area of specialization includes high speed computer network, Internet and its applications, network protocol testing and formal method. More than 200 papers have been published in the academic journals and proceedings of international conferences.