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

Vatter, T., et al. “Non-parametric estimation of intraday spot volatility: Disentangling instantaneous trend and seasonality.” Econometrics, vol. 3, no. 4, Dec. 2015, pp. 864–87. Scopus, doi:10.3390/econometrics3040864. Full Text

Sheu, Yae-Lin, et al. “Exploring laser-driven quantum phenomena from a time-frequency analysis perspective: a comprehensive study.Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 23, Nov. 2015, pp. 30459–82. Epmc, doi:10.1364/oe.23.030459. Full Text

Wu, Hau-Tieng, et al. “Assess sleep stage by modern signal processing techniques.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 62, no. 4, Apr. 2015, pp. 1159–68. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2014.2375292. Full Text

Wu, H. T., et al. “Respiratory variability during NAVA ventilation in children: Authors' reply.” Frontiers in Pediatrics, vol. 3, no. FEB, Feb. 2015. Scopus, doi:10.3389/fped.2015.00013. Full Text

Karoui, N. E., and H. T. Wu. “Graph connection Laplacian and random matrices with random blocks.” Information and Inference, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2015, pp. 1–42. Scopus, doi:10.1093/imaiai/iav001. Full Text

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