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


Zengti Li, Suogang Gao, Hongjie Du, Feng Zou, Weili Wu: Efficient Error-Correcting Pooling Designs Constructed from Pseudo-Symplectic Spaces Over a Finite Field. Journal of Computational Biology 17(10): 1413-1423 (2010) 2010 - Publication
Yaochun Huang, Xiaofeng Gao, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu: A better constant-factor approximation for weighted dominating set in unit disk graph. J. Comb. Optim. 18(2): 179-194 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Xiaofeng Gao, Xuefei Zhang, Weili Wu, Hui Xiong: Three Approximation Algorithms for Energy-Efficient Query Dissemination in Sensor Database System. DEXA 2009: 807-821 2009 - Publication
Deying Li, Hongwei Du, Peng-Jun Wan, Xiaofeng Gao, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu: Construction of strongly connected dominating sets in asymmetric multihop wireless networks. Theor. Comput. Sci. 410(8-10): 661-669 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Wei Wang, Donghyun Kim, Nassim Sohaee, Changcun Ma, Weili Wu: A PTAS for Minimum d-Hop Underwater Sink Placement Problem in 2-d Underwater Sensor Networks. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 1(2): 283-290 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Xiaofeng Gao, Yuexuan Wang, Xianyue Li, Weili Wu: Analysis on Theoretical Bounds for Approximating Dominating Set Problems. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 1(1): 71-84 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Yong Ge, Hui Xiong, Wenjun Zhou, Ramendra K. Sahoo, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: Multi-focal learning and its application to customer service support. KDD 2009: 349-358 2009 - Publication
Feng Zou, Xianyue Li, Suogang Gao, Weili Wu: Node-weighted Steiner tree approximation in unit disk graphs. J. Comb. Optim. 18(4): 342-349 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: Algorithms for connected set cover problem and fault-tolerant connected set cover problem. Theor. Comput. Sci. 410(8-10): 812-817 (2009) 2009 - Publication
James Willson, Xiaofeng Gao, Zhonghua Qu, Yi Zhu, Yingshu Li, Weili Wu: Efficient Distributed Algorithms for Topology Control Problem with Shortest Path Constraints. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 1(4): 437-462 (2009) 2009 - 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.