Wenxian Lu

Wen Lu

Research Associate and Support Specialist wen.lu@valpo.edu 219.464.5205 219.464.6853


  • M.S. in Astronomy – Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China (1982)
  • B.S. in Modern Physics – University of Science and Technology, Anhui, China
  • B.S. in Astronomy – Nanjing University, Nanjing, China


Wen Lu has had a long career as a research associate and visiting scientist in China, Canada and the United States. He previously worked for institutions including: the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, the Institute of Space and Terrestrial Science’s Space Astro-Physics Lab, the University of Calgary, and the University of Toronto. He also worked for two of NASA’s contractors: Emergency Information Technology and Catholic University of America.


Wen Lu has contributed to dozens of academic publications.