Hau-Tieng Wu

Hau-Tieng Wu
  • Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Associate Professor of Statistical Science (Joint)
External address: 207 Physics Building, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-2861

Research Areas and Keywords

harmonic analysis, wavelet analysis, time-frequency analysis
Biological Modeling
physiological time series, multimodal time series
Geometry: Differential & Algebraic
spectral geometry
empirical process, large deviation theory
Signals, Images & Data
machine learning, unsupervised learning, data analysis
Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2011

  • M.D., National Yang Ming University (Taiwan) 2003

Selected Grants

HDR TRIPODS: Innovations in Data Science: Integrating Stochastic Modeling, Data Representation, and Algorithms awarded by National Science Foundation (Senior Investigator). 2019 to 2022

Liu, G. R., et al. “Diffuse to fuse EEG spectra – Intrinsic geometry of sleep dynamics for classification.” Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 55, Jan. 2020. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.bspc.2019.101576. Full Text

Talmon, R., and H. T. Wu. “Latent common manifold learning with alternating diffusion: Analysis and applications.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 47, no. 3, Nov. 2019, pp. 848–92. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2017.12.006. Full Text

Korolj, Anastasia, et al. “A healthy dose of chaos: Using fractal frameworks for engineering higher-fidelity biomedical systems..” Biomaterials, vol. 219, Oct. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119363. Full Text

Alagapan, Sankaraleengam, et al. “Diffusion geometry approach to efficiently remove electrical stimulation artifacts in intracranial electroencephalography..” Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 16, no. 3, June 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1088/1741-2552/aaf2ba. Full Text

Lu, Y., et al. “Recycling cardiogenic artifacts in impedance pneumography.” Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 51, May 2019, pp. 162–70. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.bspc.2019.02.027. Full Text

Chen, Hsing-Yu, et al. “Traditional Chinese medicine use is associated with lower end-stage renal disease and mortality rates among patients with diabetic nephropathy: a population-based cohort study..” Bmc Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 19, no. 1, Apr. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s12906-019-2491-y. Full Text

Zhang, J. T., et al. “A new test for functional one-way ANOVA with applications to ischemic heart screening.” Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, vol. 132, Apr. 2019, pp. 3–17. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.csda.2018.05.004. Full Text

Tan, Chunyu, et al. “A Novel Blaschke Unwinding Adaptive-Fourier-Decomposition-Based Signal Compression Algorithm With Application on ECG Signals..” Ieee Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 23, no. 2, Mar. 2019, pp. 672–82. Epmc, doi:10.1109/jbhi.2018.2817192. Full Text

Lo, Y. L., et al. “Hypoventilation patterns during bronchoscopic sedation and their clinical relevance based on capnographic and respiratory impedance analysis.” Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, Jan. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s10877-019-00269-0. Full Text

Lin, Yu-Ting, et al. “Unexpected sawtooth artifact in beat-to-beat pulse transit time measured from patient monitor data..” Plos One, vol. 14, no. 9, Jan. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0221319. Full Text


Wu, J. C., et al. “A Portable Monitoring System with Automatic Event Detection for Sleep Apnea Level-IV Evaluation.” Proceedings  Ieee International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, vol. 2018-May, 2018. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ISCAS.2018.8351221. Full Text

Lederman, R. R., et al. “Alternating diffusion for common manifold learning with application to sleep stage assessment.” Icassp, Ieee International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing  Proceedings, vol. 2015-August, 2015, pp. 5758–62. Scopus, doi:10.1109/ICASSP.2015.7179075. Full Text

Lederman, Roy R., et al. “ALTERNATING DIFFUSION FOR COMMON MANIFOLD LEARNING WITH APPLICATION TO SLEEP STAGE ASSESSMENT.” 2015 Ieee International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (Icassp), 2015, pp. 5758–62.

Daubechies William Benter Prize

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