Lei    Wu,   Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Science and Computer Engineering
Director,  Dynamic Control and Intelligent System Research
University of Houston – Clear Lake, Houston, Texas

2700 Bay Area Blvd., Box41, Delta 107
Houston, TX 77058-1098
Office: (281) 283-3854, Fax: (281)283-3870
E-Mail: wul@uhcl.edu


  • Research Interests

·       Secure Software Architectures; Model-based Development; 

·       Software Design Patterns; Software Quality; Software Safety;

·       Robotic Software Design; Interactive Robot & Control Software & Embedded System Design;

·       Software Visualization;  Software Economics;

·       Software Gaming System; Virtual Simulation Software Design;

·       Software Reverse Engineering; Re-engineering and Evolution;

·       Pervasive and Mobile Computing; Web Intelligence; E-Business; Internet Development Technologies;



·    Education

·    Academic  

·    Industry

·    Honor

·    Membership

·    Professional services

·    Publications



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Academic Work Experience

Assistant Professor (August 2008 –  present)

School of Science and Computer Engineering, University of Houston – Clear Lake, Houston, Texas

Teaching  Courses:

·       SWEN 5134  Service-Oriented Architecture

·       SWEN 5132  Software Design Patterns

·       SWEN 5232  Software Construction

·       SENG  5130  Systems Engineering Processes

·       SWEN 5133  Aspect Oriented Development

·       SWEN 5532  Software Safety

·       SWEN 5234  Software Engineering Processes


Visiting Assistant Professor      (August 2005    June 2008)

Department of Software Engineering, College of Computing and Information Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

Teaching  Courses:

·       SE361: Software Engineering  

·       SE362: Engineering of Software Subsystems with Design Pattern

·       SE420: Formal Methods for Software Specification and Design

·       SE442: Principle of Distributed Software Systems

·       SE452: Software Verification and Validation 

·       SE555: Software Requirement and Specification

·       SE561 Software Engineering Senior Project I

·       SE562: Software Engineering Senior Project II

·       CS4: Computer Science IV - Object-Oriented Design in C++

·       Formation of Master program in Software Engineering: project curriculum design


Supervised Research Projects

·         “Mobile-phone Email Expert System for Intellisync”,  Nokia North America, Boston Lab

·       “Multimedia Bluetooth Networking with Digital Picture Frame”, Kodak Co. Research Center

·       “Scenario Generator for Environmental Policy Decision-Making”, National Science Foundation funded project, Public Policy Department

·       Friedreich's Ataxia Disease Global Patient Registry”, EDS Co. & Friedreich's Ataxia Disease Research Alliance 

·       “Secure Information Systems with Hardware Security Model”, SafeNet Inc., Canada

·       “Medical Information System Architecture Development”, Division of Biomedical Modeling and Informatics, Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling

·       “Virus Model Visualization and Simulation” , Division of Biomedical Modeling and Informatics, Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling

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Industry Experience

·       Information System Development Project Manager, 1998-1999

   Mobile Telecommunications Enterprise Information System, China Mobile

·       Information System Analyst & Designer, 1996-1998

   Telecommunications Management Information System, China Telecom, Information System Software Development Center

·       Information System Developer, 1994-1996

   Telecommunication Management Information System, China Telecom, Network Management Center

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·       Barrier Technology Fellow Award, Houston, Texas, U.S.A 2009

·       Nature Science and Technology Research Fellowship Award, Quebec, Canada, 2001 - 2003

·       Information Technology Best Application and Innovation Award,  China Telecom, China, 1998.

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Professional Membership

·       Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

·       Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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Reviewer for Academic Journals

Guest-Editor of:

·       International Journal of Secure Software Engineering

Editorial Board Reviewer of:

§  Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology

§  Journal of Software and Systems Modeling

§  Journal of Scientific and Practical Computing

§  International Journal of Secure Software Engineering

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Journal Papers

1.     IDEF Method-based Simulation Model Design and Development Framework

K.Jeong, L.Wu,  J.Hong      (Forthcoming)

Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, JIEM, 2010           

2.     Enterprise Legacy Information System Architecture and Design Recovery

L. Wu, H. Sahraoui

International Journal of Interoperability in Business Information Systems, IBIS, Issue 3, Volume 3, 2006

3.       Personalization Based on Domain Ontology

M. Adda, L. Wu , Y Feng.

WSEAS Transactions on Computers, Issue 3, Volume 5, March 2006


Conference Papers

1.       Comparative Studies of Fostering Multi Level Collaborations in Educational Environment with Wiki

Wu L.

The 31st International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'07), WIKIS for Software Engineering, IEEE Computer Society Press, May, 2009

2.       Rare Itemset Pattern Mining

Adda M., Wu L., Feng Y.  

The 6th International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'07), IEEE Computer Society Press, December, 2007

3.       Software Reengineering with Architecture Decomposition

Wu L., Feng Y., Yan H.                                                                          

The 22nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, (ACM SAC’07), ACM Press, March 2007                                                                               

4.       Semantically Enhanced Personalization Framework and System Prototype

Adda M., Wu L., Feng Y.

The 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Databases (AIKED '06), February 2006

5.       Accommodating Software Development Collaboration 

Wu L., Sahraoui H.

The 12th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC'05), IEEE Computer Society Press, December 2005

6.       Coping with Legacy Information System Migration Complexity

Wu L., Sahraoui H., Valtchev P.

The 10th IEEE International Conference on Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS’05), IEEE Computer Society Press, June 2005

7.       Caribou: a Supporting Environment for Software e-Development

Wu L., Sahraoui H., Valtchev P.

The 2005 IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce and e-Service (EEE'05), IEEE Computer Society Press, March 2005

8.       Automatic Detecting Code Cooperation

Wu L., Sahraoui H., Valtchev P.

The 11th Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC’04), IEEE Computer Society Press, November 2004

9.       Supporting Web Collaboration for Cooperative Software Development

Wu L., Sahraoui H.

The 2004 IEEE/WIC/ACM  International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI’04),  IEEE Computer Society Press, September 2004

10.   Program Comprehension with Dynamic Recovery of Code Collaboration Patterns and Roles

Wu L., Sahraoui H., Valtchev P.

The 14th International Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering, IBM Centers for Advanced Studies (CASCON’04), October 2004

11.   Legacy Design Recovery with Dynamic Visualization

Wu L., Sahraoui H., Valtchev P.

The 16th International Conference on Software & Systems Engineering and their Applications (ICSSEA’03),  December 2003

Visual Paradigm provides University of Houston-Clear Lake with VP-UML, SDE-EC, SDE-VS, BPVA for use in educational purposes, offered by the VP Academic Partner Program.

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