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


Peng-Jun Wan, Ding-Zhu Du, Panos M. Pardalos, Weili Wu: Greedy approximations for minimum submodular cover with submodular cost. Comp. Opt. and Appl. 45(2): 463-474 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Weili Wu, Ovidiu Daescu (Eds.): Combinatorial Optimization and Applications - 4th International Conference, COCOA 2010, Kailua-Kona, HI, USA, December 18-20, 2010, Proceedings, Part II. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6509, Springer 2010, isbn 978-3-642-17460-5 2010 - Publication
Jun Guo, Yuexuan Wang, Suogang Gao, Jiangchen Yu, Weili Wu: Constructing error-correcting pooling designs with symplectic space. J. Comb. Optim. 20(4): 413-421 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Feng Zou, James Willson, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu: Fast Information Propagation in Social Networks. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 2(1): 125-142 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Xiaofeng Gao, Wei Wang, Zhao Zhang, Shiwei Zhu, Weili Wu: A PTAS for minimum d-hop connected dominating set in growth-bounded graphs. Optimization Letters 4(3): 321-333 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Shan Shan, Wei Wang, Hongjie Du, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: An efficient approximation for minimum latency broadcast in multi-channel multi-hop wireless networks. IEEE Communications Letters 14(5): 435-437 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Weili Wu, Xiaofeng Gao, Panos M. Pardalos, Ding-Zhu Du: Wireless networking, dominating and packing. Optimization Letters 4(3): 347-358 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Zengti Li, Suogang Gao, Hongjie Du, Yan Shi, Weili Wu: New algebraic constructions for pooling design in DNA library screening. IJBRA 6(3): 308-322 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Donghyun Kim, Wei Wang, Ling Ding, Jihwan Lim, Heekuck Oh, Weili Wu: Minimum average routing path clustering problem in multi-hop 2-D underwater sensor networks. Optimization Letters 4(3): 383-392 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Donghyun Kim, Zhao Zhang, Xianyue Li, Wei Wang, Weili Wu, Ding-Zhu Du: A Better Approximation Algorithm for Computing Connected Dominating Sets in Unit Ball Graphs. IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput. 9(8): 1108-1118 (2010) 2010 - 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.