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Jianfeng Lu, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Chemistry and Physics

Jianfeng Lu
Contact Info:
Office Location:  242 Physics
Office Phone:  (919) 660-2875
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:

Teaching (Fall 2015):

    Physics 227, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
Office Hours:

email appointments

PhDPrinceton University2009
BSPeking University2005

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.

Several projects are available at the level of undergraduate research or PhD thesis work.
Write me an email if you are interested.

Areas of Interest:

Applied Mathematics
Partial Differential Equations
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

  • Fuchsia Chen (January, 2015 - present)  
  • Leslie Lei (May, 2013 - May, 2014)
ph: 919.660.2800
fax: 919.660.2821

Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320