Dr Lan Wei

School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Ireland

Research: Development of an EEG based sleep spindle detection system for infants by Machine Learning Approach

Seizure detection based on a mouse model of epilepsy

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=AuJaodAAAAAJ&hl=en

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lan-Wei-13/publications


  • PhD Computer Science– University College Dublin (2018-2021)
  • MSc Computer Science – University College Dublin (2016-2018)
  • BSc Physics– Yanbian University (2011-2015)


  1. Lan WeiHalima BoutouilRogerio R GerbatinOmar MamadMona HeilandCristina R ReschkeFederico Del GalloPaolo F FabeneDavid C HenshallMadeleine LoweryGareth Morris and Catherine Mooney. (2021). Detection of spontaneous seizures in EEGs in multiple experimental mouse models of epilepsy. Journal of Neural Engineering.  DOI:  10.1088/1741-2552/ac2ca0
  2. Lan Wei, Soraia Ventura, Sean Mathieson, Geraldine Boylan, Madeleine Lowery, Catherine Mooney. (2021). Spindle-AI: Sleep spindle number and duration estimation in infant EEG. IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2021.3097815
  3. Antoniadi, A.M.; Du, Y.; Guendouz, Y.; Wei, L.; Mazo, C.; Becker, B.A.; Mooney, C. (2021). Current Challenges and Future Opportunities for XAI in Machine Learning-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems: a Systematic ReviewApplied Sciences11(11), 5088. DOI: 10.3390/app11115088
  4. L. Wei and C. Mooney. (2020). Epileptic Seizure Detection in Clinical EEGs Using an XGboost-based Method. 2020 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB). DOI: 10.1109/SPMB50085.2020.9353625
  5. Lan Wei, Soraia Ventura, Madeleine Lowery, Mary Anne Ryan, Sean Mathieson, Geraldine B. Boylan and Catherine Mooney. (2020). Random Forest-based Algorithm for Sleep Spindle Detection in Infant EEG. 2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC). DOI: 10.1109/EMBC44109.2020.9176339
  6. Yuhan Du, Anthony R Rafferty, Fionnuala M McAuliffe, Lan Wei and Catherine Mooney. (2022). An Explainable Machine Learning-based Clinical Decision Support System for the Prediction of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Scientific Reports (12), 1170. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-022-05112-2


  1. L. Wei, R. Gerbatin, O. Mamad, H. Boutouil, C. Reschke, M. Lowery, D. Henshall, G. Morris and C. Mooney. (2020). XGboost-based Method for Seizure Detection in Mouse Models of Epilepsy. 2020 IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium (SPMB). DOI: 10.1109/SPMB50085.2020.9353632
  2. Lan Wei, Rogerio Gerbatin, Cristina R. Reschke, Gareth Morris, David C. Henshall, and Catherine Mooney. (2019). Automated Annotation of EEG in a Mouse Model of Epilepsy. ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage, Rome, Italy, 2019.

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Teaching Assistant:

  • Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC)
  1. Software Engineering Project
  2. Data mining & Machine Learning
  3. Introduction to Software Engineering
  4. Software Engineering Degree Project
  • Genomics Data Science-Centre for Research Training

Galway, Ireland Teaching Assistant (Data mining & Machine Learning) in Genomics Data Science-Centre for Research Training in Galway University.