Wu, Ming-Chya / Adjunct Professor


Contact Information


  • PhD., Institute of Applied Physics, Chung-Yuan Christian University
  • B.S., Department of Physics, Chung-Yuan Christian University


Rao, Cindy / 886-2-2789-8916

Research Interest

  • Statistical Physics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Biophysics


  • Professor, Department of Physics, National Central University
  • Research Fellow, Research Center for Adaptive Data Analysis, National Central University
  • Joint-appointment Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica
  • Associate Research Fellow, Research Center for Adaptive Data Analysis, National Central University
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, National Central University
  • Joint-appointment Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Research Center for Adaptive Data Analysis, National Central University


Journal Papers

  • [1]     C.-N. Chen, C.-K. Hu, N. Sh. Izmailian, M.-C. Wu*, 2019, “Specific heat and partition function zeros for the dimer model onthe checkerboard B lattice: Finite-size effects”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 99, 012102. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [2]     N. Sh. Izmailian, M.-C. Wu*, C.-K. Hu, 2016, “Finite-size corrections and scaling for the dimer model on the checkerboard lattice”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 94, 052141. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [3]     M.-C. Wu*, J. G. Forbes, K. Wang, 2016, “Disorder profile of nebulin encodes a vernierlike position sensor for the sliding thin and thick filaments of the skeletal muscle sarcomere”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 93, 062406. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [4]     L.-C. Tu, M.-C. Wu*, H.-L. Chu, Y.-P. Chiang, C.-L. Kuo, H.-Y. Li, C.-C. Chang*, 2016, “Surface electromyography analysis of blepharoptosis correction by transconjunctival incisions”, JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 28, 23-30. (SCI) (IF: 1.51; SCI ranking: 83.8%,78.6%,47.7%,53.1%)

  • [5]     L.-C. Tu, M.-C. Wu, Y.-P. Chiang, H.-Y. Li, D.-B. Shieh, and C.-C. Chang, 2015, “What's New in the Treatment of Poor Levator Function with Severe Blepharoptosis”, PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 136, 100. (SCI) (IF: 3.843; SCI ranking: 11.7%)

  • [6]     J. Busa Jr., J. Busa, S. Hayryan, C.-K. Hu*, M.-C. Wu, 2015, “CAVE-CL: An OpenCL version of the package for detection and quantitative analysis of internal cavities in a system of overlapping balls: application to proteins”, COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 190, 224-227. (SCI) (IF: 3.936; SCI ranking: 1.8%,9.5%)

  • [7]     X. Xiao, M.-C. Wu*, 2014, “Simplified lattice model for polypeptide fibrillar transitions”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 90, 042701. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [8]     M.-C. Wu*, J. G. Forbes, K. Wang*, 2013, “Correlated vibrations in ion-pair dynamics in mechanoactivation identifies functional domains of force-dependent titin kinase”, SOFT MATTER, 9, 9897-9906. (SCI) (IF: 3.889; SCI ranking: 11.4%,26.7%,19.3%,11.6%)

  • [9]     M.-C. Wu*, T. Y. Tsong, 2013, “Local Hydrophobicity in Protein Secondary Structure Formation”, JOURNAL OF THE PHYSICAL SOCIETY OF JAPAN, 82, 114801. (SCI) (IF: 1.45; SCI ranking: 46.8%)

  • [10]     J. Busa Jr., S. Hayryan, M.-C. Wu, J. Busa, C.-K. Hu*, 2012, “ARVO-CL: The OpenCL version of the ARVO package – An efficient tool for computing the accessible surface area and the excluded volume of proteins via analytical equations”, COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 183, 2494-2497. (SCI) (IF: 3.936; SCI ranking: 1.8%,9.5%)

  • [11]     M.-C. Wu*, 2012, “Damped oscillations in the ratios of stock market indices”, EPL, 97, 48009. (SCI) (IF: 1.957; SCI ranking: 29.1%)

  • [12]     M.-C. Wu*, M. S. Li, W.-J. Ma, M. Kouza, C.-K. Hu*, 2011, “Universal geometrical factor of protein conformations as a consequence of energy minimization”, EPL, 96, 68005. (SCI) (IF: 1.957; SCI ranking: 29.1%)

  • [13]     C.-P. Hu*, Y. Chou, M.-C. Wu, T.-C. Yang, Y-H. Su, 2011, “Time-frequency analysis of superorbital modulation of X-ray binary SMC X-1 by Hilbert-Huang transform”, ASTROPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 740, 67. (SCI) (IF: 5.533; SCI ranking: 11.1%)

  • [14]     J. Busa, S. Hayryan, C.-K. Hu*, J. Skrivanek, M.-C. Wu, 2010, “CAVE: A Package for Detection and Quantitative Analysis of Internal Cavities in a System of Overlapping Balls: Application to Proteins”, COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 181, 2116-2125. (SCI) (IF: 3.936; SCI ranking: 1.8%,9.5%)

  • [15]     H.-Y. Hu, M.-C. Wu*, H.-J. Fang, M. D. Forrest, C.-K. Hu, T.-Y. Tsong, H.-M. Chen*, 2010, “The role of tryptophan in staphylococcal nuclease stability”, BIOPHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, 151, 170-177. (SCI) (IF: 2.402; SCI ranking: 53.4%,58.6%,49.3%)

  • [16]     Y.-H. Shiau*, M.-C. Wu, 2010, “Detecting characteristics of information masked by a laser-triggered microwave system via Hilbert–Huang transform”, OPTICS COMMUNICATIONS, 283, 1909-1916. (SCI) (IF: 1.588; SCI ranking: 56.5%)

  • [17]     M.-C. Wu*, E. Watanabe, Z. R. Struzik, C.-K. Hu, Y. Yamamoto, 2009, “Phase statistics approach to human ventricular fibrillation”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 80(5), 051917. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [18]     J. Busa, S. Hayryan, C.-K. Hu*, J. Skrivanek, M.-C. Wu, 2009, “Enveloping triangulation method for detecting internal cavities in proteins and algorithm for computing their surface areas and volumes”, JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL CHEMISTRY, 30, 346-357. (SCI) (IF: 3.229; SCI ranking: 31.9%)

  • [19]     H.-J. Fang, Y.-Z. Chen, M. S. Li, M.-C. Wu, C.-L. Chang, C.-k. Chang, Y.-l. Hsu, T.-h. Huang, H.-M. Chen, T.-Y. Tsong, C.-K. Hu*, 2009, “Thermostability of the N-terminal RNA-binding domain of the SARS-CoV nucleocapsid protein: Experiments and numerical simulations”, BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL, 96, 1892-1901. (SCI) (IF: 3.656; SCI ranking: 23.3%)

  • [20]     C.-k. Chang, Y.-l. Hsu, Y.-h. Chang, F.-a. Chao, M.-C. Wu, Y.-s. Huang, C.-K. Hu, T.-h. Huang*, 2009, “Multiple Nucleic Acid Binding Sites and Intrinsic Disorder of SARS Coronavirus Nucleocapsid Protein - Implication for Ribonucleocapsid Protein Packaging”, JOURNAL OF VIROLOGY, 83, 2255-2264. (SCI) (IF: 4.663; SCI ranking: 17.6%)

  • [21]     T. C. Chinag, H.-C. Yu*, M.-C. Wu, 2009, “Statistical Properties, Dynamic Conditional Correlation and Scaling Analysis: Evidence from Dow Jones and NASDAQ High-Frequency Data”, PHYSICA A, 388, 1555-1570. (SCI) (IF: 2.243; SCI ranking: 22.8%)

  • [22]     C.-Y. Chow, M.-C. Wu, H.-J. Fang, C.-K. Hu, H.-M. Chen*, T.-Y. Tsong*, 2008, “Compact dimension of denatured states of staphylococcal nuclease”, PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS, 72, 901-909. (SCI) (IF: 2.289; SCI ranking: 58.9%,63.8%)

  • [23]     T.-Y. Tsong*, C.-K. Hu, M.-C. Wu, 2008, “Hydrophobic condensation and modular assembly model of protein folding”, BIOSYSTEMS, 93, 78-89. (SCI) (IF: 1.652; SCI ranking: 45.9%,42.1%)

  • [24]     M.-C. Wu*, 2007, “Phase correlation of foreign exchange time series”, PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS, 375, 633-642. (SCI) (IF: 2.243; SCI ranking: 22.8%)

  • [25]     M.-C. Wu*, 2007, “Phase statistics approach to time series analysis”, JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY, 50(1), 304-312. (SCI) (IF: 0.467; SCI ranking: 89.9%)

  • [26]     M.-C. Wu*, C.-L. Li, C.-K. Hu, Y.-C. Chang, Y.-H. Liaw, L.-W. Huang, C.-S. Chang, T.-T. Tsong, T. Hsu, 2006, “Curvature effect on the surface diffusion of silver adatoms on carbon nanotubes: Deposition experiments and numerical simulations”, PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 74, 125424. (SCI) (IF: 3.836; SCI ranking: 26.9%)

  • [27]     M.-C. Wu, C.-K. Hu*, 2006, “Empirical mode decomposition and synchrogram approach to cardiorespiratory synchronization”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 73, 051917. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [28]     M.-C. Wu*, 2006, “Exact finite-size scaling functions for the interfacial tensions of the Ising model on planar lattices”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 73, 046135. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [29]     N. Sh. Izmailian, K. B. Oganesyan, M.-C. Wu, C.-K. Hu*, 2006, “Finite-size corrections and scaling for the triangular lattice dimer model with periodic boundary conditions”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 73, 016118. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [30]     M.-C. Wu*, M.-C. Huang, H.-C. Yu, T. C. Chiang, 2006, “Phase distribution and phase correlation of financial time series”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 73, 016128. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [31]     J. Busa, J. Dzurina, E. Hayryan, S. Hayryan, C.-K. Hu*, J. Plavka, I. Pokorny, J. Skrivanek, M.-C. Wu, 2005, “ARVO: A Fortran package for computing solvent accessible surface area and volume of overlapping spheres via analytic equations”, COMPUTER PHYSICS COMMUNICATIONS, 165, 59-96. (SCI) (IF: 3.936; SCI ranking: 1.8%,9.5%)

  • [32]     A. E. Allahverdyan*, Zh. S. Gevorkian, C.-K. Hu, M.-C. Wu, 2004, “Unzipping of DNA with correlated base sequence”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 69, 061908. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [33]     M.-C. Wu, C.-K. Hu*, N. Sh. Izmailian, 2003, “Universal finite-size scaling functions with exact nonuniversal metric factors”, PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 67, 065103. (SCI) (IF: 2.366; SCI ranking: 10.9%,32.3%)

  • [34]     M.-C. Wu*, C.-K. Hu, 2002, “Exact partition functions of the Ising model on M×N planar lattices with periodic-aperiodic boundary conditions”, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS A-MATHEMATICAL AND GENERAL, 35, 5189-5206.

Books Edited

  • [1]     C.-K. Hu, k.-t Leung, M.-C. Wu, 2005, Statphys-Taiwan-2004: Biologically motivated statistical physics and related problems - Proceedings of the 7th Taiwan International Symposium on Statistical Physics, held at Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, 22-26 June, 2004 - Preface, 11 pages, USA: ELSEVIER: PHYSICA A-STATISTICAL MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS.

Chapters in Books

  • [1]     M.-C. Wu*, C.-K. Hu, 2009, “Application of Empirical Mode Decomposition to Cardiorespiratory Synchronization”, editor(s): S. K. Dana et al., Complex Dynamics in Physiological Systems: From Heart to Brain, pp. 167-181, USA: Springer.

  • [2]     M.-C. Wu*, N. E. Huang, 2009, “Biomedical data processing using HHT: A review”, editor(s): Amine NAIT-ALI, Advance Biosignal Processing, pp. 335-352, USA: Springer.


  • [1]     M.-C. Wu*,2008,〈Phase statistics approach to financial time series〉,《Physics Bimonthly》,30, 257-264。

  • [2]     M.-C. Wu*, 2007, “Phase statistics approach to physiological and financial time series”, AAPPS Bulletin, 17, 21-26.

  • [3]     M.-C. Wu*, C.-K. Hu,2002,〈 Finite-size corrections and universal scaling functions for the critical Ising model〉,《Physics Bimonthly》,24, 284-289。

  • [4]     J.-A. Chen, M.-C. Wu, C.-K. Hu*,2002,〈How to construct a parallel computer?〉,《Physics Bimonthly》,24, 284-289。

  • [5]     M.-C. Wu*,2002,〈Solving the exact partition functions of the Ising model by the path integral approach〉,《Physics Bimonthly》,24, 277-283。

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