Jianfeng Lu, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Chemistry and Physics
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.  Contact Info:
 Office Hours:
 By email appointments
 Education:
Ph.D.  Princeton University  2009 
BS  Peking University  2005 
 Specialties:

Applied Math
 Research Interests:
Mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from
computational physics, theoretical chemistry, materials science and others.
More specifically:
Electronic structure and many body problems;
Multiscale modeling and analysis; and
Rare events and sampling techniques.
 Areas of Interest:
Applied Mathematics Partial Differential Equations Probability Numerical Analysis Scientific Computing
 Curriculum Vitae
 Current Ph.D. Students
 Postdocs Mentored
 Haizhao Yang (July, 2015  present)
 Zhennan Zhou (August, 2014  present)
 Undergraduate Research Supervised
 Jeremy Tay (September, 2015  December, 2015)
 Fuchsia Chen (January, 2015  September, 2015)
 Leslie Lei (May, 2013  May, 2014)
 Recent Publications
(More Publications)
 Lu, J; Thicke, K, Orbital minimization method with ℓ1 regularization,
Journal of Computational Physics
(February, 2017) [doi]
 Niu, X; Luo, T; Lu, J; Xiang, Y, Dislocation climb models from atomistic scheme to dislocation dynamics,
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 99
(February, 2017),
pp. 242258 [doi]
 Li, Q; Lu, J; Sun, W, Validity and Regularization of Classical HalfSpace Equations,
Journal of Statistical Physics, vol. 166 no. 2
(January, 2017),
pp. 398433 [doi]
 Mendl, CB; Lu, J; Lukkarinen, J, Thermalization of oscillator chains with onsite anharmonicity and comparison with kinetic theory.,
Physical review. E, vol. 94 no. 61
(December, 2016),
pp. 062104 [doi] [abs]
 Yu, TQ; Lu, J; Abrams, CF; VandenEijnden, E, Multiscale implementation of infiniteswap replica exchange molecular dynamics.,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, vol. 113 no. 42
(October, 2016),
pp. 1174411749 [abs]
