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


Ling Ding, Weili Wu, James Willson, Lidong Wu, Zaixin Lu, Wonjun Lee: Constant-approximation for target coverage problem in wireless sensor networks. INFOCOM 2012: 1584-1592 2012 - Publication
Deying Li, Donghyun Kim, Qinghua Zhu, Lin Liu, Weili Wu: Minimum Total Communication Power Connected Dominating Set in Wireless Networks. WASA 2012: 132-141 2012 - Publication
Feng Zou, Yuexuan Wang, XiaoHua Xu, Xianyue Li, Hongwei Du, Peng-Jun Wan, Weili Wu: New approximations for minimum-weighted dominating sets and minimum-weighted connected dominating sets on unit disk graphs. Theor. Comput. Sci. 412(3): 198-208 (2011) 2011 - Publication
Suogang Gao, Zengti Li, Jiangchen Yu, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: DNA library screening, pooling design and unitary spaces. Theor. Comput. Sci. 412(3): 217-224 (2011) 2011 - Publication
Donghyun Kim, Wei Wang, Nassim Sohaee, Changcun Ma, Weili Wu, Wonjun Lee, Ding-Zhu Du: Minimum Data-Latency-Bound $k$-Sink Placement Problem in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE/ACM Trans. Netw. 19(5): 1344-1353 (2011) 2011 - Publication
Ling Ding, Weili Wu, James Willson, Hongjie Du, Wonjun Lee, Ding-Zhu Du: Efficient Algorithms for Topology Control Problem with Routing Cost Constraints in Wireless Networks. IEEE Trans. Parallel Distrib. Syst. 22(10): 1601-1609 (2011) 2011 - Publication
Xiaofeng Gao, Zaixin Lu, Weili Wu, Bin Fu: Algebraic Algorithm for Scheduling Data Retrieval in Multi-channel Wireless Data Broadcast Environments. COCOA 2011: 74-81 2011 - Publication
Jiaofei Zhong, Weili Wu, Yan Shi, Xiaofeng Gao: Energy-Efficient Tree-Based Indexing Schemes for Information Retrieval in Wireless Data Broadcast. DASFAA (2) 2011: 335-351 2011 - Publication
Weili Wu, Jiaofei Zhong: On Characteristic Area of Steiner Tree. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 3(1): 69-76 (2011) 2011 - Publication
Kai Yang, Yan Shi, Weili Wu, Xiaofeng Gao, Jiaofei Zhong: A Novel Hash-Based Streaming Scheme for Energy Efficient Full-Text Search in Wireless Data Broadcast. DASFAA (1) 2011: 372-388 2011 - 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.