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


Xianyue Li, Yaochun Huang, Feng Zou, Donghyun Kim, Weili Wu: (1+rho)-Approximation for Selected-Internal Steiner Minimum Tree. COCOON 2008: 568-576 2008 - Publication
Ning Zhang, Incheol Shin, Feng Zou, Weili Wu, My T. Thai: Trade-off scheme for fault tolerant connected dominating sets on size and diameter. FOWANC 2008: 1-8 2008 - Publication
Ping Deng, Frank K. Hwang, Weili Wu, David MacCallum, Feng Wang, Taieb Znati: Improved construction for pooling design. J. Comb. Optim. 15(1): 123-126 (2008) 2008 - Publication
Ping Deng, Weili Wu, Eugene Shragowitz: Adaptive Partitions. Encyclopedia of Algorithms 2008 2008 - Publication
Feng Zou, Xianyue Li, Donghyun Kim, Weili Wu: Two Constant Approximation Algorithms for Node-Weighted Steiner Tree in Unit Disk Graphs. COCOA 2008: 278-285 2008 - Publication
Xianyue Li, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: A Better Theoretical Bound to Approximate Connected Dominating Set in Unit Disk Graph. WASA 2008: 162-175 2008 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu, Shashi Shekhar: Optimal Placements in Ring Network for Data Replicas in Distributed Database with MajorityVoting Protocol. ICDCS 2008: 387-394 2008 - Publication
Ding-Zhu Du, Ronald L. Graham, Panos M. Pardalos, Peng-Jun Wan, Weili Wu, Wenbo Zhao: Analysis of greedy approximations with nonsubmodular potential functions. SODA 2008: 167-175 2008 - Publication
Zhongnan Zhang, Weili Wu, Yaochun Huang: Effective Spatio-temporal Analysis of Remote Sensing Data. APWeb 2008: 584-589 2008 - Publication
Yaocun Huang, Weili Wu: Steiner Trees. Encyclopedia of Algorithms 2008 2008 - 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.