Jianfeng Lu

Associate Professor

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

Details

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)

Bloch dynamics with second order Berry phase correction
(2015)

Quantitative canvas weave analysis using 2D synchrosqueezed transforms
IEEE Signal Process. Mag. (2015)

Combining 2D synchrosqueezed wave packet transform with optimization for crystal image analysis
J. Mech. Phys. Solids (2015)

An isoperimetric problem with Coulomb repulsion and attraction to a background nucleus
(2015)

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

Reactive trajectories and the transition path processes
Probab. Theory Related Fields (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:
Ph.D. - Princeton University
BS - Peking University