Jianfeng Lu

Associate Professor

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

Details

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)

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

Density matrix minimization with ${\ell}_1$ regularization
Communications in Mathematical Sciences (2015)

Emergence of step flow from atomistic scheme of epitaxial growth in 1+1 dimensions
Phys. Rev. E (2015)

Half-space kinetic equations with general boundary conditions
(2015)

Strang splitting methods for a quasilinear Schrödinger equation: convergence, instability, and dynamics
Communications in Mathematical Sciences (2015)

Gauge-invariant frozen Gaussian approximation method for the Schrodinger equation with periodic potentials
(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