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


Feng Zou, Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu: Latency-Bounded Minimum Influential Node Selection in Social Networks. WASA 2009: 519-526 2009 - Publication
Zengti Li, Suogang Gao, Zhong Wang, Bhavani M. Thuraisingham, Weili Wu: A Construction of Cartesian Authentication Code from Orthogonal Spaces over a Finite Field of odd Characteristic. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 1(1): 105-114 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu, Ding-Zhu Du: A PTAS for minimum connected dominating set in 3-dimensional Wireless sensor networks. J. Global Optimization 45(3): 451-458 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Xiaofeng Gao, Weili Wu: PTAS for connected vertex cover in unit disk graphs. Theor. Comput. Sci. 410(52): 5398-5402 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Ping Deng, Qingkai Ma, Weili Wu: Projected Clustering for Biological Data Analysis. Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining 2009: 1617-1622 2009 - Publication
Yi Zhu, Xiaofeng Gao, James Willson, Changcun Ma, Jason P. Jue, Weili Wu: Improving cell broadcasting scheme to support multi-lingual service in wireless networks. IEEE Communications Letters 13(9): 634-636 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Zhao Zhang, Weili Wu, Shashi Shekhar: Optimal placements of replicas in a ring network with majority voting protocol. J. Parallel Distrib. Comput. 69(5): 461-469 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Xianyue Li, XiaoHua Xu, Feng Zou, Hongwei Du, Peng-Jun Wan, Yuexuan Wang, Weili Wu: A PTAS for Node-Weighted Steiner Tree in Unit Disk Graphs. COCOA 2009: 36-48 2009 - Publication
Wei Wang, Donghyun Kim, James Willson, Bhavani M. Thuraisingham, Weili Wu: A Better Approximation for Minimum Average Routing Path Clustering Problem in 2-d Underwater Sensor Networks. Discrete Math., Alg. and Appl. 1(2): 175-192 (2009) 2009 - Publication
Ding-Zhu Du, Panos M. Pardalos, Weili Wu: History of Optimization. Encyclopedia of Optimization 2009: 1538-1542 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.