Yu, Wei, M.A., M.S., Ph.D. (ABD)

M.A. in Spatial Analysis, M.S. in Computer Science, University of Akron
Ph.D. (ABD) in Computer Science Database Systems, Case Western Reserve University

Tel: 1-434-243-5794
Fax: 1-434-243-5787
Email: wei.yu@virginia.edu
West Complex Room 3871

Expertise:

Database system and data warehouse design, development, query, management, data integration, and the supporting infrastructures of hardware, servers, networking, and Web access for clinical trials and observational studies.

Clinical informatics and analytics of very large healthcare databases in CKD/ESKD studies, i.e. Veterans Affairs healthcare databases, United States Renal Data System, and Medicare databases.

Computer algorithm and program development, i.e.  algorithms for efficient queries and complex computations of very large database in SQL and SAS, simulations of Markov modeling and Markov decision processes in C++, and applications of iPhone and iPad in SWIFT and Xcode.

Research Interests:

Database systems; Query processing and optimization; XML Query algebras for semi-structured data systems and integration.

Clinical informatics for kidney diseases.

Selected Publication:

Wei YuZ. Meral Ozsoyoglu, and Gultekin OzsoyogluXML Restructuring and Integration for Tabular Data. DEXA 2003: Database and Expert Systems Applications. pp 233-243.