Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1954. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1961.
Junior engineer analytical department Westinghouse Electric Corporation, East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1957. Institute fellow Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1957-1959. Assistant professor electrical engineering University Pittsburgh, 1959-1962, associate professor, 1962-1967.
Visiting associate professor electrical engineering University California-Berkeley, 1964. Visiting principal scientist Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, 1970. Faculty research participant Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center, Department Energy, 1982, 83, 85, 88, 89.
Member Center Multivariate Analysis, 1982-1987, Center for Parallel and Distributed Intelligent Systems, 1986—1996. Sabbatical leave Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999, Advanced Multimedia Processing Laboratory, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006. Professor computer science University Pittsburgh, since 1977, professor electrical engineering, since 1967.
Member science advisory committee Horus Therapeutics, Inc., 1995-1997.
Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (technical committee, committee chairman since 1967), American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association for Pattern Recognition. Member biomedical Engineering Society, Pattern Recognition Society, Sigma Xi, Eta Kappa Nu.
Married Hanna Wu, June 10, 1961. Children: William Wei-Lin, Vincent Wei-Tsin.