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., et al. “One or two frequencies? the synchrosqueezing answers.” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, vol. 3, no. 1–2, Apr. 2011, pp. 29–39. Scopus, doi:10.1142/S179353691100074X. Full Text

Daubechies, Ingrid, et al. “Synchrosqueezed wavelet transforms: An empirical mode decomposition-like tool.” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 30, no. 2, Elsevier BV, Mar. 2011, pp. 243–61. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.acha.2010.08.002. Full Text

Steinerberger, Stefan, and Hau-tieng Wu. “On Zeroes of Random Polynomials and an Application to Unwinding.” International Mathematics Research Notices, Oxford University Press (OUP). Crossref, doi:10.1093/imrn/rnz096. Full Text Open Access Copy