Jianfeng Lu

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Associate Professor of Mathematics

External Address: 
242 Physics Bldg, 120 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Mathematics Department, Duke University, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-2875

Overview

Jianfeng Lu is an applied mathematician interested in mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics, theoretical chemistry, materials science and other related fields.

More specifically, his current research focuses include:
Electronic structure and many body problems; quantum molecular dynamics; multiscale modeling and analysis; rare events and sampling techniques.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2009

CAREER: Research and training in advanced computational methods for quantum and statistical mechanics awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2020

Collaborative Research: SI2-SSI: ELSI-Infrastructure for Scalable Electronic Structure Theory awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2019

Mathematical Problems for Electronic Structure Models awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2016

Gao, Y, Liu, J-G, and Lu, J. "Continuum Limit of a Mesoscopic Model with Elasticity of Step Motion on Vicinal Surfaces." Journal of Nonlinear Science 27.3 (June 2017): 873-926. Full Text Open Access Copy

Li, C, Lu, J, and Yang, W. "On extending Kohn-Sham density functionals to systems with fractional number of electrons." The Journal of chemical physics 146.21 (June 2017): 214109-. Full Text

Lu, J, and Thicke, K. "Orbital minimization method with ℓ 1 regularization." Journal of Computational Physics 336 (May 2017): 87-103. Full Text Open Access Copy

Niu, X, Luo, T, Lu, J, and Xiang, Y. "Dislocation climb models from atomistic scheme to dislocation dynamics." Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 99 (February 2017): 242-258. Full Text Open Access Copy

Watson, AB, Lu, J, and Weinstein, MI. "Wavepackets in inhomogeneous periodic media: Effective particle-field dynamics and Berry curvature." Journal of Mathematical Physics 58.2 (February 2017): 021503-021503. Full Text Open Access Copy

Lu, J, and Yang, H. "Preconditioning Orbital Minimization Method for Planewave Discretization." Multiscale Modeling & Simulation 15.1 (January 2017): 254-273. Full Text Open Access Copy

Li, Q, Lu, J, and Sun, W. "Validity and Regularization of Classical Half-Space Equations." Journal of Statistical Physics 166.2 (January 2017): 398-433. Full Text Open Access Copy

Cornelis, B, Yang, H, Goodfriend, A, Ocon, N, Lu, J, and Daubechies, I. "Removal of Canvas Patterns in Digital Acquisitions of Paintings." IEEE transactions on image processing : a publication of the IEEE Signal Processing Society 26.1 (January 2017): 160-171. Full Text Open Access Copy

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