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

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

Cheng, M. Y., and H. T. Wu. “Local linear regression on manifolds and its geometric interpretation.” Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 108, no. 504, Jan. 2013, pp. 1421–34. Scopus, doi:10.1080/01621459.2013.827984. Full Text

Auger, F., et al. “Time-frequency reassignment and synchrosqueezing: An overview.” Ieee Signal Processing Magazine, vol. 30, no. 6, Jan. 2013, pp. 32–41. Scopus, doi:10.1109/MSP.2013.2265316. Full Text

Wang, Yu-Ming, et al. “Heart rate variability is associated with survival in patients with brain metastasis: a preliminary report.Biomed Research International, vol. 2013, Jan. 2013, p. 503421. Epmc, doi:10.1155/2013/503421. Full Text Open Access Copy

Singer, A., and H. .. T. Wu. “Two-Dimensional Tomography from Noisy Projections Taken at Unknown Random Directions.Siam Journal on Imaging Sciences, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 136–75. Epmc, doi:10.1137/090764657. Full Text

Singer, A., and H. .. T. Wu. “Vector Diffusion Maps and the Connection Laplacian.Communications on Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 65, no. 8, Aug. 2012. Epmc, doi:10.1002/cpa.21395. Full Text