# Jianfeng Lu

## Assistant Professor

## Details

** Analysis of the divide-and-conquer method for electronic structure calculations
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Math. Comp.
(2015)

** Gentlest ascent dynamics for calculating first excited state and exploring energy landscape of Kohn-Sham density functionals
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J. Chem. Phys.
(2015)

** Frozen Gaussian approximation for high frequency wave propagation in periodic media
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(2015)

** Sparsifying preconditioner for soliton calculations
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(2015)

** Orbital-free density functional theory of out-of-plane charge screening in graphene
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J. Nonlinear Sci.
(2015)

** Fast algorithm for periodic density fitting for Bloch waves
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(2015)

** Localized density matrix minimization and linear scaling algorithms
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(2015)

** Sharp decay estimates of discretized Green's functions for Schrodinger type operators
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(2015)

** Combining 2D synchrosqueezed wave packet transform with optimization for crystal image analysis
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(2015)

** Strang splitting methods for a quasilinear Schrodinger equation - convergence, instability and dynamics
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Commun. Math. Sci.
(2015)

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; and machine learning for materials science.

**Education:**

BS - Peking University

**2015**CAREER Award, National Science Foundation

**2013**Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

**2008**Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University