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Wu, Min

Wu, Min

Professor
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies
The Institute for Systems Research
2142 Kim Building

Dr. Min Wu received a B.E. degree in electrical engineering and a B.A. degree in economics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1996 (both with the highest honors), and an M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University in 1998 and 2001, respectively. She was with NEC Research Institute and Signafy, Inc. Princeton, NJ, in 1998, and with the Media Security Group, Panasonic Information & Networking Laboratories, Princeton, NJ, in 1999. Since Fall 2001, she has been a faculty member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and the Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) at the University of Maryland. She is also affiliated with the Institute of Systems Research (ISR) in the same university.

Dr. Wu's research interests include information security and forensics, and multimedia signal processing and communications. She has published one book "Multimedia Data Hiding" (Springer-Verlag, 2003) and about 65 refereed journal and conference publications. She holds four U.S. patents on media security. Dr. Wu is a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Multimedia Signal Processing and on Multimedia Systems and Applications. She has served as publicity chair for 2003 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME'03), finance chair for 2007 IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'07), and in the technical program committees of several international conferences on multimedia, signal processing, communications, and information security. She also co-edited a Special Issue on Multimedia Security and Rights Management for EURASIP Journal of Applied signal Processing in 2004.

Dr. Wu received an NSF CAREER award on information security and protection in 2002, and a George Corcoran Education Award from University of Maryland in 2003, a 2004 Best Paper Award from the EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing, and a Young Investigator award on multimedia security and forensics from U.S. Office of Naval Research in 2005. In 2004, she was selected by the MIT Technology Review Magazine as one of the 100 top young innovators whose contribution to emerging technologies will profoundly influence the world.

Honors and awards

Fellows
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2017
National Academy of Inventors, 2019

Young faculty awards
ONR Young Investigator for "Digital Fingerprinting for Multimedia Security and Forensics," 2005
NSF CAREER for "Signal Processing Approaches for Multimedia Security and Information Protection," 2001

Other awards
Harriett B. Rigas Award from the IEEE Education Society, 2019
Maryland Innovator of the Year Award, 2012
IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award, 2005
Technology Review's top 100 young innovators in the world, 2004
EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing Best Paper Award, 2004

University of Maryland awards
Invention of the Year Award for "Verifying the Source of Video Streams using Electric Network Frequency (ENF) Signals," 2015
University of Maryland Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award, 2013
Invention of the Year Award for "Environmental Signatures for Forensic Analysis and Alignment of Media Recordings," 2012
E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teaching Award for Junior Faculty, 2009
George Corcoran Education Award, 2003

 

Information security and forensics, multimedia signal processing, multimedia communications.


Engineering Graduate Students Win UMD 3MT Competition

Three Clark School graduate students were among the university's 2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) winners.

New Markov chain predictive model aids COVID-19 decisionmakers

The research is helping medical team in Wuhan’s Jinyintan Hospital prepare and allocate resources and support decisions.

BIOE Capstone Class Virtually Presents 24 Novel Projects

BIOE seniors present Capstone projects and celebrate winners virtually.

COVID-19 Engineering Solutions: In the News

Clark School researchers are working to create solutions and pool resources in efforts to minimize the spread of the disease, provide critical aid to health care workers and their patients, and monitor the impact of social distancing and travel restrictions.

Alumnus Alex Scott and Teammates Turn Breast Pumps into Cost-Effective Ventilators

ECE Alumnus Alex Scott ‘18 and his teammates are repurposing breast pumps to support the global ventilator shortage and assist healthcare facilities to fight the novel Coronavirus.

FPE Launches the International Fire Safety Consortium

Trouvé and Stoliarov led the U21 International Fire Safety Consortium on campus last week.

Institute Hosts AMBIC December Conference, Unveils New Research

AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.

Behtash Babadi Wins Clark School's Junior Faculty Teaching Award

The Clark School gives this award to a junior faculty member for excellence in teaching.

Accepting Applications for Student Entrepreneurship Fellowship

The Institute is accepting applications for the MPowering the State Student Entrepreneurship Fellowship.

Clark professors Wu, Liu named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

New inductees are latest of six UMD faculty recognized by NAI for ‘prolific spirit of innovation.’

NIH Awards $2.8M Grant to Further Dementia Research

UMB, BIOE researchers team up to study link between spinal cord injury and dementia.

4D Bioprinting Smart Constructs for the Heart

Researchers investigate new 4D printing techniques to control stem cell cardiomyogenesis.

Wu Awarded Harriett B. Rigas Award from the IEEE Education Society

Professor Min Wu received the prestigious Harriett B. Rigas Award from the IEEE Education Society for outstanding leadership in signal processing, education, and mentoring.

Measuring Change in the Atmosphere

Akua Asa-Awuku strives to understand the molecular components of the atmosphere that exist at the ultrasmall nanoscale.

UMD Fire Researchers Ignite the First of Two Space Station Experiments

BRE experiment commenced aboard the International Space Station on February 8.

State and University Officials Celebrate Launch of Biomedical Device Institute

University of Maryland establishes Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices to propel advancements in human health.

George Dieter Celebrates His 90th Birthday, Applauds Social Change Course

Students award AWCAA $10,000 to help African women with cancer.

Spacecraft carrying Adomaitis thin film experiment docks with the International Space Station

The experiment will travel on the ISS for a year, exposing samples to the environment of low earth orbit.

Nisar and Odigwe Win 2018 International Space Solar Power Student Project Competition

Their paper, “Development of an RFID System for SPS-ALPHA,” won at the finals held at IAC 2018 on October 1-5, in Bremen, Germany.

UMD Researchers Conduct Field Tests to Evaluate the Atmosphere’s Effect on Lasers

The project is funded under the Office of Naval Research Atmospheric Propagation Studies for High Energy Lasers program.

Are you ready to compete in the e-Bike student challenge?

Build a prototype electric bicycle with a range of 125 miles.

State, university officials celebrate launch of newly formed, cross-discipline transportation institute

The Maryland Transportation Institute will coordiate more than $20 million in annual research expenditures.

Wu Awarded Distinguished Professorship in Surgical Science

BIOE Research Professor recognized for contributions to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

The Clark School Celebrates Women's History Month

The Clark School is featuring our female engineering faculty members throughout March.

FPE Professor Peter Sunderland Designated PI on Upcoming NIST and NSF Projects

Grant money will be used in research aimed at developing wild-fire suppression methods, and cleaner, more efficient internal combustion engines.

WUSA9 'Geeks Out' Over Fire Tornado

FPE Chair and undergraduate students interviewed by WUSA9 reporter on the topic of wildland fire phenomenon.

Government, Industry, Academia Representatives Collaborate to Advance Medical Device Innovation in Maryland

Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices, RTI International draw capacity crowd to March 7th event.

BIOE, IBBR Researchers Develop Electrogenetic Device for Activating Gene Expression via Electrodes

System holds promise for study of biological systems, biosensors and bio-hybrid devices.

UMD Engineering for Social Change Class Awards Non-Profit V-LINC $10,000 Grant to Support Custom Assistive Technology Program

Grant marks more than $30,000 in student-awarded grants given through landmark engineering philanthropy course.

Transparent Wood: Clark School Research in the News

‘Cooler than glass’ windows receive international coverage

BioE Capstone 2016: New Projects Focus on Improved Healthcare for Underserved Communities, Pediatric Patients, and More

Affordable RT-PCR for clinical diagnostics, fear mitigation device for pediatric MRIs tie for first place.

NFPA Awards UMD Research in Pathways of Wildland-Urban Interface Fires

National Fire Protection Association recognizes UMD Fire Protection Engineering research team with 2016 Fire Protection Research Foundation Medal.

UMD Transportation Experts in the News: WMATA’s SafeTrack Plan

UMD experts are using transportation modeling and simulation technologies to help commuters make informed decisions.

Ulukus Named 2016-2017 Distinguished Scholar-Teacher by University of Maryland

The Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Program honors members of UMD faculty who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievements along with equally outstanding accomplishments as teachers.

Wu Wins 2015 Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award

Exemplary service and leadership garner IEEE award for Clark School Professor.

Smela Named ADVANCE Professor

Mechanical Engineering Professor Elisabeth Smela Named University of Maryland ADVANCE Professor

Liu Awarded 2016 IEEE Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award

Prolific Researcher Recognized for Exceptional Teaching and Mentoring

New Software Will Enhance Materials Science and Engineering’s Undergraduate Program

UMD wins one of six computational design toolkits from ASM International.

New Shape Memory Alloy Withstands 10 Million Deformations

Invention, described in Science, could be used to create biomedical implants, more.

Swelling Magnets to Energize the World

Discovery Sheds New Light on 175-year-old Principle

Food Safety, Energy Storage & Video Authentication Inventions Honored at Awards Ceremony

Three Clark School innovations win UMD Invention of the Year Awards

Invention of the Year Nominee: Method for Extracting ENF Signals from Video

Invention offers security, forensic, and historic preservation applications

UMD To Celebrate Innovations and Partnerships April 29

Nine nominees for Invention of the Year to be recognized at annual event

What We Can Learn–and Teach–from the Annapolis Mansion Fire

Fire Protection Engineering Department hopes to educate its students and the public.

WUSA-9 Consults Milke on Deadly Metro Smoke Incident

Fire Protection Engineering Chair featured in news report.

Two ECE Alumni Elevated to IEEE Fellow

An-Yeu (Andy) Wu and Haitao (Heather) Zheng, both former students of Professor K.J. Ray Liu, are among the 2015 class of IEEE Fellows.

Whiting-Turner Lecture Series to Feature Colwell and Langford

Clark School of Engineering will welcome two distinguished speakers for its Whiting-Turner lecture series this fall.

Fourney and Sanford Recognized at Annual SEM Meeting

Associate Dean William Fourney and Professor Emeritus R. J. Sanford receive awards at annual SEM meeting.

BioE Capstone 2014: New Projects Focus on Cardiological Health, Surgical Tools and More

Students' inventions range from diagnostic devices to accident prevention products.

Two Clark School Students Named University Innovation Fellows

University Innovation Fellows Mittra and Singh create YouTube video to promote innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at UMD.

NSF-Backed DC I-Corps Kicks Off First Cohort with 20 Federal Laboratory, University and Regional Inventors, Entrepreneur Teams

The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.

DC I-Corps Now Accepting Applications for Fall Cohort

The new, NSF-supported program revolutionizes technology transfer from university, federal laboratories.

UMD Energy Innovations Featured Prominently in the News

Clark School energy research, including solid oxide fuel cells and wood battery, featured in variety of mainstream media outlets.

UMD's Mtech Pronounces: Business Plan Pitches Are Dead

New Business Model Challenge focuses on business model generation, customer development and pivoting.

Clark School Faculty Recognized at UMD Invention of the Year Awards

26th annual awards ceremony honors most promising campus inventions.

Wuttig Honored at National Meeting of the Materials Research Society

Professor's 80th birthday, career celebrated in special symposium.

Robotics Team Mentored by UMD Students Advances to FIRST Championship Competition

Clark School of Engineering undergrads help middle and high school students prepare, compete.

Alumnus Appointed Head of UConn Materials Science and Engineering

S. Pamir Alpay (Ph.D. '99, materials science and engineering) leads new department.

UMD, GWU, and VT Awarded $3.75M by NSF to Launch Regional I-Corps Node for National Innovation Network

Initiative to Train 300 of the Top Entrepreneurial Research Teams from U.S. Universities, Federal Labs

Min Wu Named Distinguished Scholar-Teacher

Clark School professor demonstrates outstanding scholarly achievement and accomplishments as teacher

Student team reaches finals of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship competition

Adi Hajj-Ahmad and Chau-Wai Wong are advised by Professor Min Wu.

Rubloff Co-Authors Major DoE Report on Emerging Energy Technologies

Publication focuses on opportunities in mesoscale science.

$2.8M DOE Grant Funds Continued Development of Cooling Technology

Takeuchi leads team creating solid-state, highly efficient cooling systems.

Choi Named 2012 Fischell Fellow

Bioengineering graduate student studies imaging, simulations.

Fair Showcases Summer Undergraduate Research

Twenty-two top students from across the country demonstrate faculty-advised research projects.

FDA-Supported Center to Hold CERSI Day, September 5

Event to showcase UMD research aimed at modernizing review of drugs and medical devices.

Wu, Flatau Invited to National Academies Presidents' Circle Event

Experts tackle issues regarding energy security, nuclear energy, biomedical research, and science and technology.

Clark School Faculty Team Wins a UMD Invention of the Year Award

Their novel "natural timestamp" improves security and editing of audio, visual recordings.

Showcase of Undergraduate Summer Research

Clark School student wins Best Overall Project with automatic volume leveler.

Clark School Invention of the Year Winners

Clark School teams won three out of four top prizes in technology commercialization competition.

UMD Cybersecurity Center Launch Event Set for Dec. 9

Event will feature keynote by Former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell.

Bhattacharyya, Wu Elected IEEE Fellows

ECE professors elected fellows of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

2010 Maryland Robotics Day draws large crowd

Government officials, industry representatives, prospective students attend Maryland Robotics Day.

Fair Showcases Undergrads' Summer Research

Students present their accomplishments after 11-week research program.

175 Percent More Efficient Refrigeration

Clark School team develops "smart" alloy for cooling systems.

Clark School Holds 2010 Commencement

Faculty and staff awards for teaching, service awards announced.

Educating the World's Kids One Laptop at a Time

ChBE undergraduate brings One Laptop Per Child program to Madagascar.

ECE Event Highlights Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Research Review Day showcases technology advancements in electrical and computer engineering.

Wu Receives Early Career Teaching Award

Min Wu has received the prestigious IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg award for outstanding teaching.

Cleaveland, Marcus Part of $10M NSF Grant

Project focuses on model checking, abstract interpretation for embedded control, systems biology.

$2M for New Magnetometer Technology

Ultra-sensitive devices for threat detection, biomedical apps earn Takeuchi, collaborators DARPA grant.

Skibniewski Receives Honorary Degree

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University awards CivE professor Doctor Honoris Causa.

UM Receives NSA Designation

OIT IT director and ECE/ME/ISR faculty honored for work in information assurance research.

Varna Receives Litton Fellowship

Fellowship awarded to a grad student committed to an engineering teaching career.

Cancer Detection Research Wins Grant

Prevent Cancer Foundation to support Chen's biopsy guidance technique.

ECE Women's Group Gains Official Status

Est. 2006, Women in ECE fosters community among female students in department.

Reducing Our Lead Footprint

Clark School engineers discover new material to reduce lead in electronics, landfills.

UM Wins Underwater Vehicle Contest

Clark School students part of first-place team in international contest.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Six winners were selected from eight finalist teams.

New Storage for Hydrogen Fuel

Clark School/NIST collaboration works to make hydrogen fuel a practical reality.

MERIT-TREND Fair Showcases Summer Research

Undergraduate presenters honored for their 11-week research internship projects.

Computerworld Recognizes Min Wu

ECE associate professor identified on publication's "40 Under 40" list.

ComputerWorld Honors Wu, Liu, Subrahmanian

Faculty recognized for digital fingerprinting, online opinion analysis technology.

Engineers Pioneer New Digital Forensics Technology

Digital fingerprinting technique introduced by Clark School researchers.

Clark School Researchers Receive IEEE Award

IEEE is honoring a group of faculty and alumni for work in multimedia fingerprinting.

Clark School Faculty Garner National Honors

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) faculty Howard Milchberg and Min Wu and have received research honors from the American Physics Society (APS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), respectively.

Min Wu Named to MIT's TR100 List

Assistant Professor Min Wu among world's 100 top young innovators, according to MIT's Technology Review magazine.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002

Three teams receive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grants totalling $3,000,000 from the Department of Defense

Three teams in Clark School selected to receive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grants from Department of Defense starting in fiscal year 2002

  • Fellow, 2010

  • Fellow, 2017