Wei Wu

Professor - Computer Science
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota - 2002
M.S. - Computer Science & Engineering
University of Minnesota - 1997

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Databases
  • Data mining 
  • Distributed database systems


Hongwei Du, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu, Lidong Wu, Kai Xing: Constant-approximation for optimal data aggregation with physical interference. J. Global Optimization 56(4): 1653-1666 (2013) 2013 - Publication
Li Wang, Yanyan Pei, Biao Lian, Weili Wu, Xueqi Cheng: A Routing Protocol based on Temporal-awareness Ordered-MPR for Dynamic Wireless Multi-hop Mobile Networks. JNW 8(5): 985-990 (2013) 2013 - Publication
David Hongwei Du, Weili Wu, Qiang Ye, Deying Li, Wonjun Lee, Xuepeng Xu: CDS-Based Virtual Backbone Construction with Guaranteed Routing Cost in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Syst. 24(4): 652-661 (2013) 2013 - Publication
Donghyun Kim, Wei Wang, Weili Wu, Deying Li, Changcun Ma, Nassim Sohaee, Wonjun Lee, Yuexuan Wang, Ding-Zhu Du: On bounding node-to-sink latency in wireless sensor networks with multiple sinks. IJSNet 13(1): 13-29 (2013) 2013 - Publication
Xianliang Liu, Hongliang Lu, Wei Wang, Weili Wu: PTAS for the minimum k-path connected vertex cover problem in unit disk graphs. J. Global Optimization 56(2): 449-458 (2013) 2013 - Publication
Hongwei Du, Panos M. Pardalos, Weili Wu, Lidong Wu: Maximum lifetime connected coverage with two active-phase sensors. J. Global Optimization 56(2): 559-568 (2013) 2013 - Publication
Qinghai Liu, Xiang Li, Lidong Wu, Hai Du, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu, Xiaodong Hu, Yinfeng Xu: A New Proof for Zassenhaus-Groemer-Oler inequality. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 4(2) (2012) 2012 - Publication
Shan Shan, Weili Wu, Wei Wang, Hongjie Du, Xiaofeng Gao, Ailian Jiang: Constructing minimum interference connected dominating set for multi-channel multi-radio multi-hop wireless network. IJSNet 11(2): 100-108 (2012) 2012 - Publication
Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu, Xuefei Zhang, Xianyue Li: A constant-factor approximation for d-hop connected dominating sets in unit disk graph. IJSNet 12(3): 125-136 (2012) 2012 - Publication
Hongjie Du, Weili Wu, Shan Shan, Donghyun Kim, Wonjun Lee: Constructing weakly connected dominating set for secure clustering in distributed sensor network. J. Comb. Optim. 23(2): 301-307 (2012) 2012 - Publication


Teaching Assistant
University of Minnesota [1996–2002]
Research Assistant
University of Minnesota [1996–2002]
Research Assistant
University of Wisconsin [1994–1995]
Teaching Assistant
University of Wisconsin [1994–1995]

China Coal Research Academic [1989–1993]

Additional Information

Honors and Awards
  • UCGIS (The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science) Summer Assembly Student Travel Award, UCGIS, 2000.
  • Excellent Student Scholarship, Liaoning Technical University, China, 1986.