Jianfeng Lu

Associate Professor

Office: 
120 Science Drive, Physics Building, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
90320
Phone: 
(919) 660-2875

Details

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

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

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

Sparsifying preconditioner for soliton calculations
(2015)

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

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

Localized density matrix minimization and linear scaling algorithms
(2015)

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

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

Strang splitting methods for a quasilinear Schrodinger equation - convergence, instability and dynamics
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.

Education:
Ph.D. - Princeton University
BS - Peking University