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

Herry, Christophe L., et al. “Heart beat classification from single-lead ECG using the synchrosqueezing transform.Physiological Measurement, vol. 38, no. 2, Feb. 2017, pp. 171–87. Epmc, doi:10.1088/1361-6579/aa5070. Full Text

Wu, Han-Kuei, et al. “The correlation between pulse diagnosis and constitution identification in traditional Chinese medicine.Complementary Therapies in Medicine, vol. 30, Feb. 2017, pp. 107–12. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.ctim.2016.12.005. Full Text

Wu, H. T. “Embedding Riemannian manifolds by the heat kernel of the connection Laplacian.” Advances in Mathematics, vol. 304, Jan. 2017, pp. 1055–79. Scopus, doi:10.1016/j.aim.2016.05.023. Full Text

Frasch, Martin G., et al. “Commentary: Computerised interpretation of fetal heart rate during labour (INFANT): a randomised controlled trial.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 721. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00721. Full Text

Liu, Wen-Te, et al. “Prediction of the severity of obstructive sleep apnea by anthropometric features via support vector machine.Plos One, vol. 12, no. 5, Jan. 2017, p. e0176991. Epmc, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176991. Full Text

Singer, A., and H. T. Wu. “Spectral convergence of the connection Laplacian from random samples.” Information and Inference, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 58–123. Scopus, doi:10.1093/imaiai/iaw016. Full Text

Coifman, R. R., et al. “Carrier frequencies, holomorphy. And unwinding.” Siam Journal on Mathematical Analysis, vol. 49, no. 6, Jan. 2017, pp. 4838–64. Scopus, doi:10.1137/16M1081087. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lin, Yu-Ting, and Hau-Tieng Wu. “ConceFT for Time-Varying Heart Rate Variability Analysis as a Measure of Noxious Stimulation During General Anesthesia.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 64, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 145–54. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2016.2549048. Full Text

Li, Ruilin, et al. “Efficient Fetal-Maternal ECG Signal Separation from Two Channel Maternal Abdominal ECG via Diffusion-Based Channel Selection.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 277. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00277. Full Text Open Access Copy

Cicone, Antonio, and Hau-Tieng Wu. “How Nonlinear-Type Time-Frequency Analysis Can Help in Sensing Instantaneous Heart Rate and Instantaneous Respiratory Rate from Photoplethysmography in a Reliable Way.Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 8, Jan. 2017, p. 701. Epmc, doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00701. Full Text Open Access Copy