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

Wang, Yi Grace, et al. “Automated J wave detection from digital 12-lead electrocardiogram.Journal of Electrocardiology, vol. 48, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 21–28. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2014.10.006. Full Text

Sheu, Y. L., et al. “A new time-frequency method to reveal quantum dynamics of atomic hydrogen in intense laser pulses: Synchrosqueezing transform.” Aip Advances, vol. 4, no. 11, Nov. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1063/1.4903164. Full Text

Baudin, F., et al. “Impact of ventilatory modes on the breathing variability in mechanically ventilated infants.” Frontiers in Pediatrics, vol. 2, no. NOV, Nov. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.3389/fped.2014.00132. Full Text

Wu, H. T., et al. “Using synchrosqueezing transform to discover breathing dynamics from ECG signals.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 36, no. 2, Mar. 2014, pp. 354–59. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2013.07.003. Full Text

Wu, Hau-Tieng, et al. “Evaluating physiological dynamics via synchrosqueezing: prediction of ventilator weaning.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 61, no. 3, Mar. 2014, pp. 736–44. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2013.2288497. Full Text

Lin, Y. .. T., et al. “Time-varying spectral analysis revealing differential effects of sevoflurane anaesthesia: non-rhythmic-to-rhythmic ratio.Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, vol. 58, no. 2, Feb. 2014, pp. 157–67. Epmc, doi:10.1111/aas.12251. Full Text

Chen, Y. C., et al. “Non-parametric and adaptive modelling of dynamic periodicity and trend with heteroscedastic and dependent errors.” Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B: Statistical Methodology, vol. 76, no. 3, Jan. 2014, pp. 651–82. Scopus, doi:10.1111/rssb.12039. Full Text

Marchesini, S., et al. “Augmented projections for ptychographic imaging.” Inverse Problems, vol. 29, no. 11, Nov. 2013. Scopus, doi:10.1088/0266-5611/29/11/115009. Full Text

Wu, H. T. “Instantaneous frequency and wave shape functions (I).” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 35, no. 2, Sept. 2013, pp. 181–99. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2012.08.008. Full Text

Thakur, G., et al. “The Synchrosqueezing algorithm for time-varying spectral analysis: Robustness properties and new paleoclimate applications.” Signal Processing, vol. 93, no. 5, May 2013, pp. 1079–94. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.sigpro.2012.11.029. Full Text