Math @ Duke

Jianfeng Lu, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Chemistry and Physics
Mathematical analysis and algorithm development for problems from computational physics, theoretical chemistry, material sciences and others.  Contact Info:
Teaching (Fall 2015):
 MATH 635.01, FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS
Synopsis
 Physics 259, MW 08:30 AM09:45 AM
Teaching (Spring 2016):
 MATH 563.01, SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING II
Synopsis
 Physics 119, MW 03:05 PM04:20 PM
 Office Hours:
 Tuesday 12:301:20pm and 2:45pm to 4:30pm or 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  present)
 Fuchsia Chen (January, 2015  present)
 Leslie Lei (May, 2013  May, 2014)
 Recent Grant Support
 CAREER: Research and training in advanced computational methods for quantum and statistical mechanics, National Science Foundation, 1454939, 2015/092020/08.
 Collaborative Research: SI2SSI: ELSIInfrastructure for Scalable Electronic Structure Theory, National Science Foundation, 1450280, 2015/062019/05.
 Mathematical Problems for Electronic Structure Models, National Science Foundation, DMS1312659, 2013/072016/06.


dept@math.duke.edu
ph: 919.660.2800
fax: 919.660.2821
 
Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 277080320

