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Wei Wu

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


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
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
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
Xu Zhu, Wei Wang, Shan Shan, Zhong Wang, Weili Wu: A PTAS for the minimum weighted dominating set problem with smooth weights on unit disk graphs. J. Comb. Optim. 23(4): 443-450 (2012) 2012 - Publication
Zaixin Lu, Wei Zhang, Weili Wu, Joonmo Kim, Bin Fu: The complexity of influence maximization problem in the deterministic linear threshold model. J. Comb. Optim. 24(3): 374-378 (2012) 2012 - Publication


Research Assistant
University of Minnesota [1996–2002]
Teaching 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.