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Department of Computer Science

Wei, Zhi

Contact Info
Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3801 GITC
Phone: 973-642-4497
Dept: Computer Science

About Me


  • Ph.D. (Bioinformatics) Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2008.
  • M.S. (Computer Science) Rutgers University, 2004.
  • M.E. (Computer Science) Wuhan University, 2002.
  • B.S. (Computer Science) Wuhan University, 2000.

Courses I Teach


Selected Publications

Braunstein A, Wei Z, Jensen ST and McAuliffe J, A spatially varying two-sample recombinant coalescent, with applications to HIV escape response, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21 (NIPS2008), accepted

Wei Z, Li M, Rebeck T and Li H, U-Statistics-based Tests for Multiple Genes in Genetic Association Studies, Annals of Human Genetics, in press

Wei Z and Li H A Hidden Spatial-temporal Markov Random Field Model for Network-based Analysis of Time Course Gene Expression Data, Annals of Applied Statistics, 2008 2: 408-429

Wei Z and Li M Genome-wide Association Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Canadian Population, BMC Proceedings, 2007, 1(Suppl 1):S19

Wei Z and Li H A Markov Random Field Model for Network-based Analysis of Genomic Data, Bioinformatics, 2007 23:1537-1544

Wei Z and Li H Nonparametric Pathway-Based Regression Models for Analysis of Genomic Data, Biostatistics, 2007 8: 265-284

Wei Z and Jensen ST GAME: detecting cis-regulatory elements using a genetic algorithm, Bioinformatics, 2006 22:1577-1584, Software.

Yan Z, Wei Z and Kang L Exploiting the Marginal Profits of Constraints with Evolutionary Multi-objective Optimization Techniques, Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IC-AI 2003: 251-256