Teresa Wu

Wu_Theresa_9523b1Teresa Wu is a Professor of Industrial Engineering in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering at Arizona State University. She received a BS and a MS in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from Beihang University, P. R. China and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University of Iowa. Dr. Wu is also appointed as an associate professor of Radiology at Mayo Clinic Arizona. She currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering. Dr. Wu has co-authored over 80 journal publications focusing on the application of informatics and distributed decision methods to energy systems, medical decisions and product design. Her awards include an NSF CAREER, AFOSR Summer Faculty Fellow, ASU Tenure and Promotion Exemplar and ASU Fulton Exemplar.



Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, 2001
M.S., Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Beihang University, 1995
B.S., Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Beihang University, 1992

Research interests

Health informatics, swarm intelligence algorithms for distributed decision support, information systems

Key activities

  • Councilor of Institute of Complex Medical Engineering (2013 – present)
  • Associate Editor: Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering (2013 – present)
  • Executive Editor: Journal of Health and Medical Informatics (2011 – present)
  • Editorial Board: International Journal of Production Research (2007 – present)
  • Editorial Board: Computer and Standard Interface (2006 – present)
  • Editorial Board: International Journal of Electronic Business Management (2005 – present)
  • Editorial Board: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (2009 – 2012)