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, H. T. “Embedding Riemannian manifolds by the heat kernel of the connection Laplacian.” Advances in Mathematics, vol. 304, Jan. 2017, pp. 1055–79. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.aim.2016.05.023. Full Text

Coifman, R. R., et al. “Carrier frequencies, holomorphy. And unwinding.” Siam Journal on Mathematical Analysis, vol. 49, no. 6, Jan. 2017, pp. 4838–64. Scopus, doi:10.1137/16M1081087. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lin, Yu-Ting, and Hau-Tieng Wu. “ConceFT for Time-Varying Heart Rate Variability Analysis as a Measure of Noxious Stimulation During General Anesthesia.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 64, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 145–54. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2016.2549048. Full Text

Li, Ruilin, et al. “Efficient Fetal-Maternal ECG Signal Separation from Two Channel Maternal Abdominal ECG via Diffusion-Based Channel Selection.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 277. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00277. Full Text Open Access Copy

Cicone, Antonio, and Hau-Tieng Wu. “How Nonlinear-Type Time-Frequency Analysis Can Help in Sensing Instantaneous Heart Rate and Instantaneous Respiratory Rate from Photoplethysmography in a Reliable Way.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 701. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00701. Full Text Open Access Copy

Frasch, Martin G., et al. “Commentary: Computerised interpretation of fetal heart rate during labour (INFANT): a randomised controlled trial.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 721. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00721. Full Text

Liu, Wen-Te, et al. “Prediction of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea by anthropometric features via support vector machine.Plos One, vol. 12, no. 5, Jan. 2017, p. e0176991. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176991. Full Text

Singer, A., and H. T. Wu. “Spectral convergence of the connection Laplacian from random samples.” Information and Inference, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 58–123. Scopus, doi:10.1093/imaiai/iaw016. Full Text

Wu, Cheng-Ham, et al. “Imaging Cytometry of Human Leukocytes with Third Harmonic Generation Microscopy.Scientific Reports, vol. 6, Nov. 2016, p. 37210. Epmc, doi:10.1038/srep37210. Full Text Open Access Copy

Marchesini, S., et al. “Alternating projection, ptychographic imaging and phase synchronization.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 41, no. 3, Nov. 2016, pp. 815–51. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2015.06.005. Full Text