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, 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

Wu, Hau-Tieng, et al. “Optimizing Estimates of Instantaneous Heart Rate from Pulse Wave Signals with the Synchrosqueezing Transform.Methods of Information in Medicine, vol. 55, no. 5, Oct. 2016, pp. 463–72. Epmc, doi:10.3414/me16-01-0026. Full Text

Lin, Yu-Ting, et al. “When Interpolation-Induced Reflection Artifact Meets Time-Frequency Analysis.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 63, no. 10, Oct. 2016, pp. 2133–41. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2015.2510580. Full Text

O’Neal, Wesley T., et al. “Electrocardiographic J Wave and Cardiovascular Outcomes in the General Population (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study).The American Journal of Cardiology, vol. 118, no. 6, Sept. 2016, pp. 811–15. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.06.047. Full Text Open Access Copy

Chui, C. K., et al. “Real-Time dynamics acquisition from irregular samples-With application to anesthesia evaluation.” Analysis and Applications, vol. 14, no. 4, July 2016, pp. 537–90. Scopus, doi:10.1142/S0219530515500165. Full Text

Daubechies, Ingrid, et al. “ConceFT: concentration of frequency and time via a multitapered synchrosqueezed transform.Philosophical Transactions. Series A, Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, vol. 374, no. 2065, Apr. 2016, p. 20150193. Epmc, doi:10.1098/rsta.2015.0193. Full Text

El Karoui, N., and H. T. Wu. “Graph connection Laplacian methods can be made robust to noise.” Annals of Statistics, vol. 44, no. 1, Feb. 2016, pp. 346–72. Scopus, doi:10.1214/14-AOS1275. Full Text

Wu, Hau-Tieng, et al. “Modeling the Pulse Signal by Wave-Shape Function and Analyzing by Synchrosqueezing Transform.Plos One, vol. 11, no. 6, Jan. 2016, p. e0157135. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157135. Full Text