Wentsun Wu (b. 1919) is an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Science and a Fellow of the Academy of Science for the Developing World, Italy. He is presently the Honorary Director and Researcher of the Institute of Systems Science, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.
He graduated from the Shanghai Jiaotong University, China in 1940 and attained his PhD at the National Centre of Scientific Research of France in 1949. He received the first State Supreme Science and Technology Award of the Chinese government in 2000 in recognition of his achievements in mathematics research, both in pure mathematics and in mathematics mechanization.