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Hulin Wu, PhD, MS

Joint appointment with the School of Public Health

Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine


[email protected] | 713-500-9586

Dr. Wu joined McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics at UTHealth Houston, formerly UTHealth Houston School of Biomedical Informatics (SBMI) faculty on September 1, 2015. Wu holds a joint appointment with McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics and UTHealth’s School of Public Health where he serves as a biostatistics professor. Wu has been an educator at multiple prestigious universities including Harvard University and the University of Memphis. Wu also worked with the Frontier Science & Technology Research Foundation as a senior statistician with the Statistical Data Analysis Center (SDAC), which is a part of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Before coming to UTHealth, Dr. Wu worked with the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Wu joined the university’s biostatistics and computational biology department as a professor in 2003 and was named as dean’s professor in 2012 in recognition of his contribution in helping to shape the life of the institution in a significant way. He also held professorship within the university’s medicine and public health sciences departments. In 2004, Dr. Wu became the founding director for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Division of Biomedical Modeling & Informatics. He also held that title for the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics and Experimental Mathematics, which he earned in 2012.

Dr. Wu is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Medical Informatics Association and the American Statistical Association, in which Wu is also a fellow.


  • PhD, Statistics, 1994, Florida State University
  • MS, Statistics, 1991, Florida State University
  • MS, Engineering, 1987, National University of Defense Technology (China)
  • BS, Engineering, 1984,  National University of Defense Technology (China)

Areas of Expertise

  • Biostatistics
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Modeling
  • Bioinformatics Tools

Staff Support

Yukiko Bryson | 713-500-3992