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

Wu, Hau-Tieng, and Elsayed Z. Soliman. “A new approach for analysis of heart rate variability and QT variability in long-term ECG recording.Biomedical Engineering Online, vol. 17, no. 1, May 2018, p. 54. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s12938-018-0490-8. Full Text

Lin, C. Y., et al. “Wave-Shape Function Analysis: When Cepstrum Meets Time–Frequency Analysis.” Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications, vol. 24, no. 2, Apr. 2018, pp. 451–505. Scopus, doi:10.1007/s00041-017-9523-0. Full Text

Shen, C., et al. “Non-invasive acquisition of fetal ECG from the maternal xyphoid process: a feasibility study in pregnant sheep and a call for open data sets.Physiological Measurement, vol. 39, no. 3, Mar. 2018, p. 035005. Epmc, doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aaaaa4. Full Text

Kowalski, M., et al. “Convex Optimization approach to signals with fast varying instantaneous frequency.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 44, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 89–122. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2016.03.008. Full Text

Wu, H. T., and N. Wu. “Think globally, fit locally under the manifold setup: Asymptotic analysis of locally linear embedding.” Annals of Statistics, vol. 46, no. 6B, Jan. 2018, pp. 3805–37. Scopus, doi:10.1214/17-AOS1676. Full Text Open Access Copy

Frasch, M. G., et al. “Non-invasive biomarkers of fetal brain development reflecting prenatal stress: An integrative multi-scale multi-species perspective on data collection and analysis.” Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, Jan. 2018. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.05.026. Full Text Open Access Copy

Wu, Han-Kuei, et al. “Corrigendum to "The correlation between pulse diagnosis and constitution identification in traditional Chinese medicine" [Complementary Ther. Med. 30 (2017) 107-112].Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 35, Dec. 2017, p. 145. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2017.09.004. Full Text

Lin, Y. Y., et al. “Sleep Apnea Detection Based on Thoracic and Abdominal Movement Signals of Wearable Piezoelectric Bands.” Ieee Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, vol. 21, no. 6, Nov. 2017, pp. 1533–45. Scopus, doi:10.1109/JBHI.2016.2636778. Full Text

Lin, Y., et al. “Erratum: Validation of the Name Paraphlomis hispida (Lamiaceae) (Novon (2017) 25 (436-437) DOI: 10.3417/D-16-00022).” Novon, vol. 26, no. 2, Nov. 2017. Scopus, doi:10.3417/2018296. Full Text

Chao, Yi-Sheng, et al. “A network perspective on patient experiences and health status: the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2004 to 2011.Bmc Health Services Research, vol. 17, no. 1, Aug. 2017, p. 579. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2496-5. Full Text